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What is breast tenderness to touch

A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Weeks
Family Medicine 45 years experience
Mastitis: Sounds like an infection in your breast. Warm compresses, express milk and see your doctor for definite diagnosis and antibiotics if needed.
Dr. Regina Hampton
Breast Surgery 23 years experience
Infection: It is possible that you have an infection due to breastfeeding. You should contact your ob-gyn and ask to be referred to a breast specialist.

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A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
Endocrinology 57 years experience
Breast CA: Based on the information you gave us I can only say the chances are not zero that you have cancer.
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
Obstetrics and Gynecology 22 years experience
Inverted nipples: Nipples come in all shapes and sizes. A doctor can examine you to make sure yours are normal. Breast tenderness can be caused by a variety of things s... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 49 years experience
Need to examine: It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without examining you and your symptoms warrant evaluation by a physician. Wish you good health!
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics 33 years experience
Can do a preg. test: If any sexual activity in the last 1-3 months, one can do a pregnancy test. It can be hard to tell if a woman is pregnant because some of the symptoms... Read More
A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 49 years experience
Infection?: What you described suggests and infection and you should see a doctor for proper evaluation and treatment. If is not feasible to provide a more meanin... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
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Hormonal effect: I suggest a GYN breast exam and evaluation of your female and thyroid hormones. Additionally, this may be the result of wearing tight or push up bras.... Read More
A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics 33 years experience
Can do a preg. test: If any sexual activity in the last 1-3 months, one can do a pregnancy test. It can be hard to tell if a woman is pregnant because some of the symptoms... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Peter Baumann
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Pregnancy test: Breast swelling, tenderness to touch, mild nausea, and headache dull or ache with pressure or fullness could all be signs of pregnancy. A home urine p... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 49 years experience
Need to examine: The symptoms you described suggest infection/inflammation of the breast. It is imperative that you see a doctor for an evaluation to get the proper tr... Read More

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