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Breast Pain (Overview)

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 can cause sharp pains.


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Was told I have hormonal changes that cause breast pain and lumps can this extend to lumpy painful upper stomach and sore ribs?

Was told I have hormonal changes that cause breast pain and lumps can this extend to lumpy painful upper stomach and sore ribs?

It sounds: Like you may have a hypersensitivty, or heightened perception of pain and visceral symptoms. Consider a contraceptive pill but a med for mood and anxiety may help the loose stools, daytime fatigue and the sensation of pain, good luck. ...Read more

Breast Pain (Overview)

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 can cause sharp pains.


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What does it mean to have to breast pain not during your period? Happened 2x today on left breast. On a scale from 1-10 the pain is about a 7 or 8.

What does it mean to have to breast pain not during your period? Happened 2x today on left breast. On a scale from 1-10 the pain is about a 7 or 8.

Check it out: Ther can be many reasons from breat abnormalities to muscle or skeletal issues. See your doc and if cleared check it out with chiropractic. ...Read more

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Living with Ongoing Pain (Tip)

Living with Ongoing Pain

There is a specialty for pain management. ...See more

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Diagnosing Breast Lumps (Checklist)

Do a breast self exam after your period ends
monthly
Check daily in shower after soaping up
daily
Learn the architecture of your breasts by repetition
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Observe skin around nipples
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Current TSH 0.25 on 125 mcg levothyroxine.Have cyclical breast pain b4 periods, nw breasts feel extremely tender &painful though period is 20 days away?

Current TSH 0.25 on 125 mcg levothyroxine.Have cyclical breast pain b4 periods, nw breasts feel extremely tender &painful though period is 20 days away?

Breast pain: Breast pain is not related to thyroid status however it is best to choose a dose of thyroid to have TSH between 1; 2 you need to cut back the dose. ...Read more

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Managing Neck Pain (Checklist)

Use pain medication as directed
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Avoid fast movements
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See your doctor if your neck pain hasn't improved in 1 week
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Which treatment works the best and fastest for breast pain or mass?

2different questions: A breast mass does not require treatment, it requires a diagnosis. Please see your gyne or primary care doctor for referral to a breast surgeon. If appropriate, a nonsurgical biopsy can be done there. Breast pain, likewise, requires a comprehensive evaluation for the cause. Once this is determined, we can then focus on how to treat the pain, usually without the need for surgery. ...Read more

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Can i tell me how i can get rid of breast pain?

The cause of breast : Pain determines the treatment. Causes of breast pain can include cysts, prior surgery, trauma, medications (oral contraceptives, infertility tx, ssri's), large breast size, premenstrual syndrome, ovulation, period ; pregnancy. Your dr can help determine the cause. ...Read more