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My breasts hurt when I touch them

A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Tenderness?: Breast soreness can occur due to stretching from increased fluid retention. The breasts may be more tender at those times. Breast pain can occur in c ... Read More

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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Christopher Duggar
27 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Needs evaluation: It could be a lot of things like excessive stimulation or too much caffeine but should be evaluated by md with labs for prolactin and mammogram.
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A female asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
End of cycle random?: If the breast pains are occurring at the end of your cycle before the period starts, this could be a normal response to breast swelling and turgidity.
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
22 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Breast exam: Anytime one notices a new mass, lump, bump or skin change in the breast it is very important to have this evaluated by a doctor who can help determine ... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Neil Halin
39 years experience Radiology
Normal: At 19, your breasts still can be developing. Your estrogen levels may still be fluctuating and breast tenderness can be a result. I would discuss this ... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kenneth Lee
21 years experience Plastic Surgery
Breast pain: Mastodynia or breast pain can have variety of causes. Most commonly, hormone fluctuations can cause pain. Fibrocystic disease can also be painful an ... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Brown
44 years experience Gynecology
Sore breasts: Sore breasts (mastalgia or mastodynia) are usually very sensitive to hormone changes, manipulation, caffeine, chocolate and a few other ingested items ... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
A pressing issue: Breasts will naturally hurt when the tissue is compressed. Soreness of the breast can be suggestive of pregnancy if a period was missed, but the best ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sarosh Batlivala
16 years experience Pediatric Cardiology
Potentially: Though breast pain may be related to hormone changes, breast pain may also be a sign of a serious problem. I would strongly recommend mentioning this ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Susan Rhoads
38 years experience Family Medicine
Possible shingles!: This may be the first symptom of shingles (herpes zoster), which can have painful sensation in one part only of the body, before any "blisters" or ves ... Read More

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