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what is breast ache

A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
37 years experience Family Medicine
See below: Problems like these can only be correctly handled by your doctor in person. He/she needs to listen to you, perform an examination and possibly run la ... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ron Eaker
Dr. Ron Eaker answered
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Fibrocystic: The breast is largely glands and fatty tissue. The glands respond to hormone changes and can form small cysts. These can be painful and usually come ... Read More
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Dr. Mark Pack
Dr. Mark Pack answered
31 years experience General Surgery
Many Possibilities: There are many reasons for breast pain. Most commonly caffeine. If you consume caffeine, stop. Muscle strain, breast cysts, hormonal changes...See you ... Read More
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Breast ache: Breast ache = Mastodynia = mastalgia = discomfort of breast (s).
Dr. Mark Pack
Dr. Mark Pack answered
31 years experience General Surgery
Pain: Pain or discomfort in the breast.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Tholen
41 years experience Plastic Surgery
Depends on cause.: Infectious mastitis (and the pain associated with it) resolves as the infection is treated with antibiotics. However, some mastitis is hormone-related ... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Hoepfner
39 years experience General Surgery
Healing: Depends on factors of size of abscess, means of treatment such as an open wound, how long it takes to heal, if the infection tries to recur, any medic ... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Juchau
33 years experience Family Medicine
Stress does: not usually cause breast pain. You need to be evaluated by your physician.
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Edwards
27 years experience Pediatrics
Depends on timing: Many women experience breast fullness/tenderness associated with menstrual cycles (your period). If you have periodic tenderness that is then better f ... Read More
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A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Edgar Mendizabal
55 years experience Internal Medicine
They did: Not do a oophorectomy, so you are still cycling.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Get a bra fitting: Would encourage you to go in person to a specialty bra store. Up to 85% of American women are wearing incorrect bra size. The professionals at a speci ... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mary Margaret ONeill
36 years experience Gynecology
Too many options: This could be normal if the pain is cyclic and pre-menstrual. Or it could be cysts, fibrocystic changes, muscle or rib pain, a poorly fitted bra, just ... Read More
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