A 81-year-old female asked:
Pinching pain in left breast i wake at night with bad burning pain in that area. i turn on my back and it slowly subsides. have some stabbing pain day?
1 doctor answer • 1 doctor weighed in
Dr. Donald Colantinoanswered
Internal Medicine 63 years experience
Nerve pain: This sounds like pain from a nerve that may be irritated as it leaves the vertebra in your spine and wraps around your rib cage. A spur or disc could be the cause. Sometimes shingles has this type of discomfort but a rash appears after several days in shingles cases. Consult the physician who diagnosed your disc problem that you had in your neck.
Created for people with ongoing healthcare needs but benefits everyone.
4k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
Last updated May 29, 2014
People also asked
Connect with a U.S. board-certified doctor by text or video anytime, anywhere.
24/7 visits - just $44!
50% off with $15/month membership
Content on HealthTap (including answers) should not be used for medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment, and interactions on HealthTap do not create a doctor-patient relationship. Never disregard or delay professional medical advice in person because of anything on HealthTap. Call your doctor or 911 if you think you may have a medical emergency.