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Breast Pain That Comes And Goes
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
Pain on right side of breast that comes and goes with movement like stabbing pain but goes away within minutes?
Breast pain: This sounds like it could be a breast cyst. At 22 years old, it would be very unlikely that there would be anything serious as a cause for the pain. Most cyst will go away on their own. ...Read more
Difficult to answer: Intermittent left chest pain is often due to muscle strain. A physician would need to examine the area and find out how long you've had this problem, its severity, what brings it on and what relieves it in order to see if that is the diagnosis for your pain. Please see your physician if the pain persists. ...Read more
Could be tendinitis: Muscles are attached to bone by tendons and inflamed tendons can give pain that requires a long time to heal. It can also flare up with sudden activity. But see your orthopedist or physiatrist and get some treatment. ...Read more
Diagnosis uncertain: Potential causes for armpit pain include inflamed lymph nodes, cysts, musculoskeletal injury, infection & nerve injury. However in some cases a cardiac event can have pain radiating to the axilla as one of the symptoms (which would require immediate intervention). If this pattern has not resolved then medical evaluation is suggested. ...Read more
Heartburn small shortness of breath that comes and goes and pain in my chest no pain but uncomfortable nausea comes and goes just got over strep a?
Im having pinching pain in the left breast. Its worse at night and sometimes when i lift things. It comes and goes. Scale 1-10 in pain average is 6?
I have shooting pain in left breast which comes and goes. no problem in breathing. pain radiates to left arm also sometimes.what it could be?
There is a shooting sharp pain in my lower left back that comes and goes. When the pain come it feels like i'm being stabbed. Pain level 9?
Belly-button pain: Belly-button (umbilical) pain may originate locally due to infection or herniation, or be "referred" from another abdominal location like the appendix. Signs/symptoms of concern include: local redness ; drainage, umbilical bulging that can't be reduced with gentle pressure, fever, vomiting, change in bowels, generalized abdominal tenderness (suggests peritonitis), worsening pain. Get checked pls. ...Read more
Pain under left breast that comes and goes more to the left closer to the abdomen! Sharp pain for 3 days could it be gas pains?
Definately. : Especially if you have round or hArd poops or drain to go or at constipated ...Read more
Pain in sides of pelvic area. it jumps from one side to the other. it's a stabbing pain and comes and goes.
Get a check up: There are multiple reasons for the pain you described. The pain you describe appears possibly coming from the nerves either perepheral or central(from brain and spinal cord). However, it will depend a thorough evaluation which might include physical examination and testing. Get yourself checked and see you family physician to start with ...Read more
Hello. I am having extreme breast pain that comes and goes. My left breast is nearly a 3rd bigger than the right, it is peeling, contracted, and red?
Need exam asap: With these symptoms as described, you need to see a dr. For an exam of your red, painful, severely swollen and peeling breast. ...Read more
Pain in left side of the mid/upper back. sometime pain wraps or radiates to the front just below left breast. The pain comes and goes and is mild.
Your pain: description is atypical for cardiac issues and sounds more musculoskeletal which is common. It is unlikely a 28 year old woman would have cardiac issues but women's symptoms are often atypical. Probably best and most reassuring to seek an evaluation by your health care provider just to be sure. ...Read more
3 weeks of breast pain on top and underarm. comes and goes. Ropy and lumpiness. 75% pain in left breast and 25% in right one. 21yr. Panicking nonstop!
Dont panic!: most things in 21 year olds are not bad and most bad things are not painful. Is it related to your period? Are there certain things that make it worse? What kind of breast history does your family have? These are all things to discuss with your MD. If still concerned he/she can order an Ultrasound to reassure you. ...Read more
What is wrong with me? Numbness and tingling all over, prickly Breast pain in right Breast that comes and goes and numbness ,tingling in right hand
Need an exam: I'd recommend seeing a live doctor in office with an exam to answer this. Maybe a primary doc, internist, or neurologist can comment better but this sounds very non-specific to me. Good wishes. ...Read more
I have been experiencing a sharp pain on my stomach below my right breast. The pain comes and goes; when it comes, I struggle to breath, cough,laugh or walk up straight. The pain is mostly around mid day and evennings?
Varies: Multiple potential causes. Pain in midday and evenings may be also pain after you eat lunch and dinner? Gallstones would be one of multiple potential considerations. Don’t hesitate to be seen and evaluated. ...Read more
I'm experiencing breast pain im left side..It comes and goes.. I'm just 21..I exercise a lot too.. So what should I do to get rid of the pain?
I am experiencing breast pain (quality: tenderness around areola area. Left breast. Normal mammo 7 m ago. 38 yo. Comes and goes. Thoughts??
Breast exam: Anytime one notices a new mass, lump, bump or skin change in the breast it is very important to have this evaluated by a doctor who can help determine if any work up or testing is needed. Benign causes of breast pain can be caused by weight gain, diet changes, changes in exercise patterns, ill fitting bras, caffeine intake, hormonal fluctuations and others. ...Read more
What would cause burning pain on the very edge of my breast near sternum? The pain comes and goes, sometimes for months.Small area and heart flutters
Checked with doctor?: Your symptoms are consistent with anything from anxiousness to acid reflux from the stomach, to hyperthyroidism or even atypical acute coronary syndrome, to name just a few things that come to mind. I see you are in fact on levothyroxine. Last time your blood levels were checked on your t4/tsh? You may benefit from a little dose adjustment. Make an appointment to see your doctor. Good luck. ...Read more
Since weaning my son 6 months ago, I have had lingering breast pain that feels almost like mastitis but never worsens. It comes and goes. No lumps, redness, warmth, or discharge. Some days it hurts under my arm as well, but the pain is not constant.
Pain underneath left breast into armpit. Sharp pain. Comes and goes x3hrs. Sometimes when taking deep breath, not always. 26/f. Heart attack?
Not likely: The pain of heart attack is generally a steady aching, pain or pressure sensation. However, it can present in many different ways. The pain you describe does not sound like a heart attack. Other possibilities to worry about include blood clot in the lungs. Best to see your doctor, or go to an urgent care, especially if any other symptoms such as shortness of breath, nausea, dizziness etc. ...Read more
My period is 5 days late, breast are sore, back pain comes and goes. I am usually normal when my period comes. And my belly feels different. Am I????
An HPT may reveal...: ....the answer to your question. If you are generally on time and this time you are not and you have had sexual relations within the past few weeks then, it is possible you may be...????? ...Read more
Constant breast pain only swells & worsens few days before period. Goes away for a few days and comes back until next cycle. What's wrong with me?!
Breast exam: Anytime one notices a new mass, lump, bump or skin change in the breast it is very important to have this evaluated by a doctor who can help determine if any work up or testing is needed. Breast pain can be from hormonal changes, weight changes, dietary changes, cysts, changes in exercise patterns, ill fitting bras and others. ...Read more
What could cause breast pain to come and go every day. It's usually in the same place. Feels like a slight sharp pain. Lasts for a couple mins. Why?
Fibrocystic changes: You could have fibrocystic changes. This is the most common cause of breast pain. It can be aggravated by caffeine, stress, menstrual cycle and hormonal supplements. If you are over 40, then you should have a mammogram and ultrasound. Please get evaluated by a breast specialist. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Medical evaluation: Should help to determine the cause. A treatment plan can't be developed without knowing more about the source of the pain. ...Read more
How can I tell the whether I am having chest or breast pain? I'm having a hard time distinguishing.
See your doctor: They can be difficult to distinguish. See your doctor for a thorough physical and evaluation. ...Read more
Yes: In the months/yrs leading up to menopause (the end of menstrual periods) our hormones fluctuate to higher highs and lower lows than they did when we were younger. These surges of estrogen can cause breast fullness and tenderness. Seek medical care if pain persists past a few days each month, or if pain is one sided. Get mammograms as recommended (yearly after age 40). ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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