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Male 60 years old. For about 2 weeks both my Breast are tender to touch?

Male 60 years old.  For about 2 weeks both my Breast are tender to touch?

Gynecomastia: There are many causes for this. Some serious and some not. You should definitely see your primary care doctor. 2% of breast cancers occur in men and this needs to be ruled out. Most likely it is an endocrine issue related to your hormone balance with regards to testosterone. Definitely don't want to ignore this one. See your doctor. ...Read more

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I have been having pains near my sternum, as well as in my armpit and breasts. It's tender to touch. Thoughts? Should I get this checked?

I have been having pains near my sternum, as well as in my armpit and breasts. It's tender to touch. Thoughts? Should I get this checked?

Tender sternum : You should definitely have it checked thoroughly. May be nothing more than inflammation of rib cartilage but always important to rule out more significant problems. ...Read more

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I'm 24. Lump in breast that's tender to touch. Usually comes after menestrual cycle in breast with flat nipple. Red, sore and peeling around areola?

I'm 24. Lump in breast that's tender to touch. Usually comes after menestrual cycle in breast with flat nipple. Red, sore and peeling around areola?

Lump mastitis: For your age any signs of infection you should see your GYn or F/d asap especially with lumpy breasts and if confirm infection it should be treated with antibiotics for a coarse and follow up mandatory as if unresponsive it can be serious to rule out remote possibility of inflammatory breast tumor although it is very rare but not impossible. Good luck and see your doctor now ...Read more

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If i missed my period and breast are tender to touch does it mean i'm pregnant?

If i missed my period and breast are tender to touch does it mean i'm pregnant?

It can: Common symptoms of pregnancy are breast tenderness and nausea.

If you arent sure, then do a home upt. If you are uncertain of that test, see your doctor to verify. ...Read more

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24 day cycle. Had some pink and tan discharge before lite bleeding for 3 days. Now 5 days before next period due breast are tender to touch. Confused?

24 day cycle. Had some pink and tan discharge before lite bleeding for 3 days. Now 5 days before next period due breast are tender to touch. Confused?

Breast pain: Any new lumps, bumps, skin changes in the breast should be evaluated by your doctor. Breast tenderness is quite typical before the menstrual cycle. If you think you might be pregnant check then check a home pregnancy test. They are cheap, reliable and available at any pharmacy. ...Read more

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One sided breast pain, tender to touch but not localized to a specific spot in breast, not pregnant, 29 years old, mother with history of benign cyst?

One sided breast pain, tender to touch but not localized to a specific spot in breast, not pregnant, 29 years old, mother with history of benign cyst?

Breast exam: I would make an appointment with your Family Doctor to have a breast exam done. You can have pain in the breast without any mass or other discernable cause but it could also be a benign cyst. In the meantime Evening Primrose oil (oral) can help with breast pain in general. ...Read more

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Why is my breast so tender to the touch?

Why is my breast so tender to the touch?

Could be hormonal: The most common reason breast are tender are hormonal changes during the cycle. Breast mass or infections could cause a problem also. This requires an evaluation by your doctor. ...Read more

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I have a sore chest inbetween my breasts and feels tender to touch. Feels like its bruised. Pain intensifies when I press on the area?

I have a sore chest inbetween my breasts and feels tender to touch. Feels like its bruised. Pain intensifies when I press on the area?

First of all: STOP PRESSING on it!! You may have inflammation of the small cartilages which allow your chest to be FLEXIBLE (to allow you to BREATH IN AIR!) This is a common problem. Apply ICE Packs and try WARM packs and ALTERNATE (see which helps more!) Take IBUPOROFEN 400 mgm every 6 hours and if the pain continues after a few days of above ...see your PCP (Primary Care Provider) for possible xrays
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I had a partial hytorectomy 7 years ago and the past 2 months my breast are tender to the touch and hurt. It happened at the same time last month. Is?

I had a partial hytorectomy 7 years ago and the past 2  months my breast are tender to the touch and hurt. It happened at the same time last month. Is?

Hormonal: You are probably perimenopausal, when these symptoms are not uncommon. The symptoms are not dangerous, do not point to anything serious. Minimize caffeine, chocolate, and salt use if applicable. ...Read more

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I am experiencing shoulder pain. I have 3 month old so I'm assuming it has something to do with holding him. Above right breast tender to touch.

I am experiencing shoulder pain. I have 3 month old so I'm assuming it has something to do with holding him. Above right breast tender to touch.

Shoulder pain: Sounds like you have bursitis in your shoulder. It helps to alternate holding positions with your baby. If you are breastfeeding there are several positions that can take some pressure off your shoulder including the football hold. More about breastfeeding positions:
https://www.babycenter.com/0_positions-and-tips-for-making-breastfeeding-work_8784.bc
Follow up with your doctor if pain persists ...Read more

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Why after my period my breast tender to touch n hurts?

Why after my period my breast tender to touch n hurts?

.: Hormonal changes cause enlargement of ducts in the breast causing pain and engorgement. Otc pain relief for pre menstural pain might help. ...Read more

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When your breast are very tender to touch, how many days until my period?

When your breast are very tender to touch, how many days until my period?

Breast tenderness: Related to pms can begin 1 to 2 weeks prior to your period.Pms symptoms can include pelvic/ abdominal cramping, nausea, bloating, weight gain, moodiness, irritability, pain ; swelling of breasts, feeling tired, insomnia, headaches, ^ acne, food cravings, ^ appetite, swelling of hands ; feet, dizziness, thinking less clearly, urinary sxs ; exacerbation of chronic conditions. ...Read more

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Hi, I have a lump that has some bruising ( but I've had no trauma) on the left rib cage just under the breast.. It is tender to touch and has grown..

Hi, I have a lump that has some bruising ( but I've had no trauma) on the left rib cage just under the breast.. It is tender to touch and has grown..

Me4dical Checkup adv: Any lump like this one needs a medical examination unless you recall having hurt yourself or bumped into something hard. If it is growing it is even more worrisome. We need to know your Age and also if you are taking any medicines such as aspirin or blood thinners.??? Unless you have one of the above 3 potential reasons for having a bruise, you must go see your doctor very soon. ...Read more

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Lumps in breast, tenderness to touch, fever - what do I have? Breastfeeding.

Lumps in breast, tenderness to touch, fever - what do I have? Breastfeeding.

Mastitis: Sounds like an infection in your breast. Warm compresses, express milk and see your doctor for definite diagnosis and antibiotics if needed. ...Read more

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I am experiencing inverted nipples, breast tenderness to touch, stretch marks and back pain (side: both) .

I am experiencing  inverted nipples, breast tenderness to touch, stretch marks and back pain (side: both) .

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 such as hormonal changes, weight changes, diet changes, medications and others. Back pain has a very long list of possible causes. See a doctor for an evaluation. If you think you might be pregnant check then check a home pregnancy test. ...Read more

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I am experiencing breast tenderness to touch, breast pain (quality: tenderness) , obesity and red spider veins.

I am experiencing  breast tenderness to touch, breast pain (quality: tenderness) , obesity and red spider veins.

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! ...Read more

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I am experiencing nausea (severity: moderate) , vomiting, breast swelling, breast pain (quality: tenderness) and breast tenderness to touch.

I am experiencing  nausea (severity: moderate) , vomiting, breast swelling, breast pain (quality: tenderness)  and breast tenderness to touch.

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 seen in early pregnancy can also happen in non-pregnant women. A urine pregnancy test gives a reliable result if done correctly. One can test about 3 weeks after sex (when conception might have occurred), or 1 week after missing a period. ...Read more

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I am experiencing breast pain (quality: tenderness) , breast swelling, breast redness, tender swollen lump in breast, breast lump (quality: tender, swollen lump, mobile or moveable lump) , breast tenderness to touch and fever.

I am experiencing  breast pain (quality: tenderness) , breast swelling, breast redness, tender swollen lump in breast, breast lump (quality: tender, swollen lump, mobile or moveable lump) , breast tenderness to touch and fever.

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 meaningful opinion without examining you.
Wish you good health! ...Read more

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For the past month my breasts have been tender to touch. What can this be? I am not pregnant.

For the past month my breasts have been tender to touch. What can this be? I am not pregnant.

Hormonal influences: Hormonal influences are acting on your breasts and as long as you do not palpate any nodules or lumps this too shall pass. This is also common with patients who have mammary dysplasia (fibrocystic breasts) made worse by use of caffeine and chocolate binges. ...Read more

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Pain in left armpit extending into upper left breast area. Tender to the touch and/or pressure. ?

Pain in left armpit extending into upper left breast area. Tender to the touch and/or pressure. ?

Possibly infectious: Pain in the armpit can be due to some type of infection. You have lymph nodes there that react to infection and other stimuli. You should see your doctor for an exam and diagnosis. If you have a fever, you should not wait to be seen, and should go to an urgent care today. ...Read more

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I am experiencing chest pain or discomfort (side: both) (worsened by: applying pressure on the chest) , breast tenderness to touch, red spider vei...

I am experiencing  chest pain or discomfort (side: both) (worsened by: applying pressure on the chest) , breast tenderness to touch, red spider vei...

Chest spiders: Sorry for your problem. But I cannot figure out what you are asking. Please rephrase and give more information or do 2nd opinion with me now. ...Read more

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I am experiencing breast tenderness to touch. My period is 1 week late but I have taken 3 pregnancy test all which came back negative.

I am experiencing  breast tenderness to touch. My period is 1 week late but I have taken 3 pregnancy test all which came back negative.

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. I would also suggest a blood pregnancy test and a prolactin level. ...Read more

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I am experiencing constipation, bloating or abdominal fullness and breast tenderness to touch. I had unprotected sex 3 weeks ago and had after pill. ?

I am experiencing  constipation, bloating or abdominal fullness and breast tenderness to touch. I had unprotected sex 3 weeks ago and had after pill.
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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 seen in early pregnancy can also happen in non-pregnant women. A urine pregnancy test gives a reliable result if done correctly. One can test about 3 weeks after sex (when conception might have occurred), or 1 week after missing a period. ...Read more