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What causes pain in the right arm and breast?

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I am a female with pain from my right arm pit to the middle of the right breast.
What do you think is causing this? What might it be?

Tue, 15 May 2018 in Lump
 
 
Answered by Dr. T Chandrakant 20 minutes later
Brief Answer:
Please give additional information.

Detailed Answer:
Hi.
Thanks for your query, albeit short and specific.
Please give additional information for me to assist you better:
Since when is the pain present?
Any accident or movement that instigated or enhances the pain?
Any palpable lump/cord like structure?
Any other information please.
Awaiting for your feedback.
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Follow-up: What causes pain in the right arm and breast? 3 hours later
This pain start 3 days ago. No accident, but when I move my arm it is stronger pain. When I do not move my arm it is no pain.
 
 
Answered by Dr. T Chandrakant 42 minutes later
Brief Answer:
Most probably myalgia/strain or so

Detailed Answer:
Thanks for your short feedback.
From the history you have provided this looks to be myalgia of pectoralis muscle or inflammation of the structures nearby.
Please take an anti-inflammatory medicine like Ibuprofen if it suits.
Put the affected forearm in a sling to keep it rested completely.
Consult your Doctor for clinical examination and investigations if any to get a proper diagnosis and further management.
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