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sharp pain in breast and back

A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Walter Futterweit
63 years experience in Endocrinology
Prof.Breast Exam: May be related to positional changes, usage, and need thorough exam of back.

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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ralph Boling
38 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
This could be : a rib or breast issue, or even developing shingles. An exam with your doctor is best way to sort out the problem.
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
HT Topic pages: Here is a link to the healthtap topic page on sensitive breasts. Here you will find many answers on this frequently covered subject. An examination is ... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nadeem Shaikh
30 years experience in Internal Medicine
Try motrin: sounds musculoskeletal like a pulled muscle
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ankush Bansal
16 years experience in Internal Medicine
?: Ok, what would you like to ask about that? How long has it been going on, what other symptoms do you have, what history, what triggered this, etc. Can ... Read More
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Goldman
54 years experience in Rheumatology
A few things : This depends on the examination. This depends on what activities you're doing when it occurs. In the back you have muscles, bones, joints, discs, bu ... Read More
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A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rick Pospisil
Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery
Probably not an orth: Probably not An ortho problem .should see a general surgeon
A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rebecca Gliksman
37 years experience in Internal Medicine
Stm shldr, thgh pain: May be but more likely2 processes. Shoulder left rib pain could be from stomach , gastritis with or without H pylori, food intolerance ( fatty stool) ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Lau
22 years experience in Anesthesiology
Cancer pain: Not knowing your current medical condition, it is hard to say. If you are healthy, it may be a sign of fatigue or muscle aches and pains. If its worse ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kent
11 years experience in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Recommend seeing: A physician. This could be a number of things. This can include nerve irritation from the neck causing the pain and numbness. Another cause could be a ... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Goldman
54 years experience in Rheumatology
May be gas in large: This may be what we call the "splenic flexure syndrome" where we get gas in the large intestine where the intestine flexes from the tranversecolon ... Read More
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A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jason Lichten
22 years experience in Plastic Surgery
Go to the doctor: Pain in the left chest that radiates to the arm or shoulder may be a sign of a heart problem. I can't make a diagnosis on the internet, but that is n ... Read More
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A 71-year-old female asked:
Dr. Matthew Wilson
12 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
See a doctor: This is not likely to be cancer, but with the lifetime likelihood of breast cancer being 1/12, that's always a concern. There are many possible cause ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ira Katz
Dr. Ira Katz answered
23 years experience in Endocrinology
Pinched Nerve(s): Likely a cervical (or neck) pinched nerve. You can't tell exactly where from the brief description. If these are from something mild you can m ... Read More
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A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Galperin
31 years experience in Pain Management
Shingles: Could be shingles , depends on onset, duration, and rash , not enough information.
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gloria Walker
44 years experience in Family Medicine
Pain in axilla: If you are having unbearable pain in the left rib cage under the breast, my recommendation is to go to an Urgent care or Emergency department.
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Rhoades
47 years experience in Family Medicine
Many possibilities: The list of possibilities is long. Your best course of action is to see your DR, get an exam, and other testing if necessary. Then you will get a co ... Read More
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A 62-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kenneth Merriman
46 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
?: pretty general complaint it would be best to see a physician to help you figure this out
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience in Rheumatology
See details: There are several possible causes for your symptoms and without a thorough history and exam, it is impossible to be specific. You should have the issu ... Read More
A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrew Germanovich
12 years experience in Pain Management
Many: Causes like heart or stomach problems, pancreas or gall bladder problems, esophagus pain, rib pain or vertebral misalignment. See your family doctor f ... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Houghton
Specializes in Internal Medicine and Pediatrics
Kidney stone?: Symptoms suggest kidney stone, but there are other possibilities. Could be serious, so urgent medical evaluation is warranted.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Danny Proffitt
42 years experience in Family Medicine
Not good!: If you have breast pain, you need to be seen and examined and perhaps have some testing done. You may have a simple problem but one does not know unt ... Read More
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Daniel Zanger
32 years experience in Cardiology
Pains: Hard to answer but if related to food consider ulcer or acid problem.
A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. Atif Malik
22 years experience in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
MRI: I recommend you get an MRI and see a pain management physician.
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