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What to do for the pain in my left armpit?

I've got a scary knawing pain in my left armpit- the pain makes me cry. It started when my child projected vomit on a bus everywhere. Also I can't seem to digest food. And cannot sleep. I take citalopram and quetiapine for anxiety,but this pain is real. Parallel to a tooth abscess

Fri, 8 Dec 2017
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Dear patient
is there any redness with swelling in arm pit? if yes then u you may have got boil or abscess in your armpit. This leads to severe pain like throbbing at the site of absess. it is caused by infective organism most likely staphylococcus. You should get examined by general practitioner nearby. Treatment is tab augmenting 625mg twice a day for 5 days and tab diclofenac sodium 50 mg twice a day for pain relief.
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