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I have been suffering from a range of issues on my right side including a swelling over and under my breast in the ribs and shoulder pain, arm pain, hand numbness and weird stinging, burning and prickling sensations in my breasts and armpit irritation like there is a lump there but when I touch it there is nothing there. It go a bit better over Christmas and all the symptoms cleared up but I have just had flu and it has all flared up again. Typing exacerbates it too. A doctor mention costo recently but I haven't had any tests or imaging. As it is on the right side I haven't had to worry about cardiac symptoms but I have had tons of breast exams as I find I am constantly seeking reassurance and it has made me really anxious, in fact I am wondering if it has been the cause of my anxiety or if indeed they aren't linked somehow.
THe most annoying symptom is the armpit sensation. Does anyone else recognise that at all? I had to stop wearing underwire too as this irritated my ribs like crazy. Sometimes I feel as if I might go mad with it. I had physio and the consultant said it couldn't be condo as I wasn't leaping out of my skin with pain when he touched it. In fact strong pressure on the 'jutting' rib really improves it - the pain seems to refer elsewhere. Does anyone else find that? I slipped a disc in my lower back 4 years ago - it all seemed to start at the same time - anyone else make that connection?
I guess I just want to feel that it is benign, if annoying, and to stop worrying and get on with enjoying life!
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