A 32-year-old member asked:
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i am having a very painful stabbing, sensation in my breast. can this be breast cancer?

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Dr. Dariush Vaziri
47 years experience Breast Surgery
Probably not: Many breast cancers do not cause pain in the breast, though some do. Usually breast pain is the result of some type of inflammation such as fibrocystic condition, mastitis, breast infection or breast cysts among many causes. A medical evaluation is needed to rule out a more significant pathology such as breast cancer.
Answered on Feb 25, 2014

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