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breast cancer with sharp pain on the breast

A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience Family Medicine
See your doctor: Symptoms like these have to be evaluated in real-time by your physician. He/she has access to your examination, laboratrory data and many other diagn ... Read More
Dr. Keith Monson
22 years experience General Surgery
Common: Be reassured that most breast pain is not cancer and most breast cancers are not painful so it is unlikely that your pain is from breast cancer. Howe ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Syed Tahir
46 years experience General Surgery
No: Breast cancer usually not associated with pain. You need mammogram and ultrasound. You may have breast cyst.
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Dr. Souzan El-Eid
30 years experience Breast Surgery
Breast pain: Usually breast pain is cyclical pain changing with the menstrual period, not cancer behind nipples, do you have nipple discharge, specifically fluid ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Regina Hampton
22 years experience Breast Surgery
Most likely not: Breast cancer does not typically present with pain unless you have a large, firm mass and changes in the skin. You could be experiencing fibrocystic ... Read More
Dr. Mark Pack
Dr. Mark Pack answered
30 years experience General Surgery
Not enough info: There are many reasons for breast pain. Do you feel a lump? nipple discharge? Have you had a mammogram? If you have concerns, see you doctor for the p ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Christian Schultheis
23 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Probably not: Pain is an uncommon presentation but I would recommend you see your doctor for a breast exam. Hope this helps.
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Timothy Goggins
23 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Post surgery neuropa: This is likely normal post surgery. You are described post surgery neuropathic pain. This is typically a result of "cutting" of the nerves in your ski ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kenneth Lee
20 years experience Plastic Surgery
Unlikely : In general.. No.. Breast cancer is typically a painless palpable lump or it's a mammographical painless finding. Inflammatory breast cancer is an agg ... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Breast injury: This injury should not lead to breast cancer.
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
49 years experience Medical Oncology
Breast Awareness: Transient sharp pains are often harmless and occur when you are anxious about a possible problem. You should get a physical exam by your doctor once y ... Read More
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A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Rosen
33 years experience General Surgery
Lifetime risk 1 in 8: It is estimated that women in the US have a 1 in 8 lifetime risk of developing breast cancer, with the median age at diagnosis of 60. Common misconce ... Read More
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A 77-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Hoepfner
38 years experience General Surgery
No: Unless there is an open wound on the breast from an ulcerating cancer, there would be no odor.

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