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what can cause throbbing in the breasts that is not specific to a part of the breasts

A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Regina Hampton
22 years experience Breast Surgery
Fibrocystic changes: You could have fibrocystic changes. This is the most common cause of breast pain. It can be aggravated by caffeine, stress, menstrual cycle and hormo ... Read More

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A 59-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Houghton
Specializes in Internal Medicine and Pediatrics
Unusual: That is unusual. A medical exam is needed to sort it out.
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pam Yoder
Dr. Pam Yoder answered
Specializes in Maternal-Fetal Medicine
Several are possible: There could be several causes given the distribution of the discomfort. I have referred your question. I do think our doctors would like to know a lit ... Read More
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Dr. Andrew Germanovich
12 years experience Pain Management
Rib or myofascial : Hisdelucas, it could be rib pain or myofascial (muscle and fascia) pain. The distribution you describe suggests something is wrong at thoracic vertebr ... Read More
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
43 years experience Cardiology
Likely muscular: That's not a heart symptom which tends to be exertional, gradual over 10-15 minutes, tight or burning.
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Medical: Evaluation is recommended.
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Can't diagnose this: One on-line. Please seek medical evaluation for reason.
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rifat Naghmi
45 years experience Internal Medicine
Throbbing pain breas: You should see your doctor
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Dr. Alfredo Garcia
55 years experience Pediatrics
Chest discomfort: It is hard to say what is going on. Please have yourself checked by your physician.
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rex Mahnensmith
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Breast pain: The precise location matters. This may indicate a cyst or trauma with what is called 'fat necrosis.' This can hurt. If the pain is upper and outer ar ... Read More
A 77-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Rhoades
47 years experience Family Medicine
Need exam: It is impossible to give an accurate DX to you without a full medical exam. I would suggest calling and seeing your DR.
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