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What causes a dull ache in ribs just under right breast?Pain sometimes shoots to the center of chest between breasts, or dull ache in xyphoid area.

What causes a dull ache in ribs just under right breast?Pain sometimes shoots to the center of chest between breasts, or dull ache in xyphoid area.

Many things: This could related to a soft tissue injury with referred pain. It could also be related to irritation of one of the intercostal nerves, which can sometimes be related to recurrent chickenpox(so called zoster). It could be lung related inflammation and damage too. To be honest, you'd be best suited to be evaluated in person. If you develop shortness of breath seek a more urgent evaluation. ...Read more

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Breast Pain (Definition)

Breast pain is common. It is typically experienced during the menstrual period. Pain can range from mild tenderness, burning, dull ache, sharp or stabbing. It can be experienced in 1 or both breasts. Fibrocystic changes is the most common cause of breast pain. Hormonal medications (birth control, hormones) can cause pain as well. Infection ...Read more


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25 w/noncyclical Bilateral breast pain x4weeks, ultrasound normal. Outer lower quadrant on each hurts only when pressed and both ache-possible causes?

25 w/noncyclical Bilateral breast pain x4weeks, ultrasound normal. Outer lower quadrant on each hurts only when pressed and both ache-possible causes?

?Hormonal changes: Causes could be hormonal, fibrocystic breast tissue, medications and sometimes heavy weight lifting. Breast pain is usually not a sign of breast cancer unless it is inflammatory. See your physician for evaluation ...Read more

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Could it be period or something else to cause stomache ache, right hip pain, breast pain, and headache?

Something else: These symptoms are not interrelated and cannot be explained by one illness. If they persist see your physician who can analyze each symptom separately. ...Read more

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Cramping, discharge, back pain, achy breasts two weeks before period on birth control? I have been on Lo Loestrin for 5 months now.

See a gynecologist.: Your symptoms indicate that you probably have an infection that we call pelvic inflammatory disease. Sometimes hormonal imbalance can cause these symptoms too. The best thing to do would be to go and see a gynecologist for further evaluation and treatment. ...Read more

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Breast pain uterus vagina pain bones ache can't sleep

Pain: Generalized pain is serious. You should be checked by a doctor. ...Read more

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I get chills when i try to relieve my hotness/sweating, have a stomach ache, have almost vomited 2x today and have breast pain.What could this mean?

Cannot diagnose: These symptoms could be due to several conditions, but without a more complete history and the ability to examine you there is no way in which to make a specific diagnosis. Go and see your pcp. ...Read more

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Severe chest pain, breast pain and tenderness, headaches/migranes and back ache. also shooting pains down arm and legs.. ?

Severe chest pain, breast pain and tenderness, headaches/migranes and back ache. also shooting pains down arm and legs.. ?

See a doctor: Severe pain is an alert - a way to get your attention. It says "get this looked into!" It may not be too serious, but w/out proper treatment, it could become worse. I hope you have an exam, follow directions for treatment and feel better soon! ...Read more

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Is breast pain called mastalgia?

Is breast pain called mastalgia?

Breast pain: Yes. Also, mammalgia or mastodynia.

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