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Breast Cancer Armpit
I am experiencing pain under my armpits down to the breasts..I hear if there is pain then I shouldn't worry about breast cancer so what could that be?
Pain: Several questions must be answered before diagnosis can be made [exam also necesssary]: what initiates the pain? What makes it better? Is it throbbing, constant, intermittent, stabbing? How intense on a scale of 1-10? How long does it last each time? How often occurring? Any lumps in armpits? Any back trouble? Is the skin normal? Age of the patient? Any health issues? Any medicines prescribed? ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
The breast is both a male and female organ. However its main function is in the delivery of milk to the newborn. Breast cancer occurs 95% of the time in women and 5% of the time in men. It is treated the same regardless of which sex it appears in. It comes in two forms invasive and non-invasive; distinction is important as ...Read more
I have lumps in my armpits that don't seem to go away. I am only 19 and feel like breast cancer only happens to older people. What could it be?
I ve small pain in my left breast, left armpit & back(left side). Can dis b a symptom of breast cancer(no cancer history in my family) I am 21 female?
Very unlikely: It would be extremely unusual, but not impossible, for this to be a breast cancer. Any persistent symptom in the breast, and certainly any mass, should be examined by a doctor. You may need to have an ultrasound of the area done. It is always better to look into these things than ignore them. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Left breast started hurting, found dime sized knot near armpit, was told breast cancer doesn't hurt, is this true? What else could it be?
See a Doctor: Any new lump in the breast should be a cause for concern, best handled by seeing your gyne or primary care doctor. While most cancers are not painful, it is not a reliable finding. Hopefully, your doctor will be able to alleviate your concern or refer you to a breast center/surgeon for definitive evaluation. I hope its a false alarm--good luck. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Mastalgia: Breast pain is not usually a sign of cancer and is more commonly related to hormonal changes or simple mastalgia. However, you should be seen by your surgeon to help figure out what is going on also imaging with an ultrasound could be helpful and or mammography this could be related to gynecomastia. ...Read more
Hi,I am 45 years old and I have pain almost over a year now under my armpit left side, and part of my left breast .Is this sign for breast cancer? Or
I have ectopic axillary breast issue does this make me more prone to breast cancer.. It is not painful ihave this under both armpits for the past 10yr?
Not generally: Sounds like you have a muscle, vascular, lymphatic, or fascia spasm that is an obstacle to normal movements. Find osteopathic medicine treatment (doctor of osteopathy - od that uses manual manipulation therapy, or a physical therapist trained in osteopathic manual manipulation. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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