I wish I had some ideas about
the under arm pain, but I'm not sure what would be causing it. Tammy, I have something called costochondritis that causes pain in my chest and pressing on it makes it worse. I'm not exactly sure how to describe it, but from what I've read it's inflammation around the chest wall and into the tissue around the ribs and chest. It can be very painful, but it's not dangerous. It's worth asking your doctor about
Diagnosis: UCTD (lupus) 2006; Raynauds 2006; Sjogren's 2006; lupus symptoms began 2003; CFS 1991; Mono 1985
Meds: Plaquenil 400mg; Prednisone 5-10mg; Tramadol 100mg 3-4x daily; Amitriptyline 25mg; Neurontin 200mg; Prevacid; Steriod Cream and Mouth Rinse for tongue and mouth ulcers; Hydrocodone 5/500 prn for severe pain; Restasis eye drops
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