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A 26-year-old female asked:

I have right breast pain for a long time, burning, itching, numbness in arm and tingling in breast no visible lumps and no discharge what can it be?

2 doctor answers3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Douglas Lawson
Obstetrics and Gynecology 30 years experience
Need evaluation: It could be a variety of things like a breast lump that is not visible or felt to heart problems. If the pain in your arm is left sided especially, your breast pain may actually be chest pain. Nerve pain can also occur in this location. Time to get an exam by your doctor who can check the breast, but also can order an EKG if he/she thinks it could be cardiac.
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Dr. Douglas Lawson
Obstetrics and Gynecology 30 years experience
Provided original answer
was just thinking too that this could be shingles as well assuming you've had chickenpox at some point during your life.
Jan 1, 2015
Dr. Laurentiu Boeru
42 years experience
Steps to follow: Breast mammography first. Then a shoulder MRI and a cervical and thoracic MRI. A professional exam of the breast is also necessary as well as a complete blood work. Then one could get a diagnosis studying all the elements above. Very probable it is the low cervical or thoracic spine. A pain doc will make you well
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Last updated Apr 10, 2020

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