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Breast pains when you put pressure on it?

Breast pains when you put pressure on it?

Iodine: Try taking iodine or lugol's iodine on a regular basis. 30mg (300mcg) daily should be enough. Good luck! ...Read more

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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Recently I have been experiencing breast pains. Some due to pressure and others just slight discomfort. I recent had my period. What could this be?

Recently I have been experiencing breast pains. Some due to pressure and others just slight discomfort. I recent had my period. What could this be?

Normal: Many ladies have breast pain right before, during, or after their periods. The breasts can develop fibrocystic changes during menstruations which can lead to pain. If the pain persists I do suggest seeing a gynecologist. ...Read more

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Pressure & pain left quadrants. Bloat with any food. Easily physically & mentally fatigued. Breast pain & bruising. Clear mammogram. Help?

Pressure & pain left quadrants. Bloat with any food. Easily physically & mentally fatigued. Breast pain & bruising. Clear mammogram. Help?

Lots to deal with: Hang in there! You have a lot of symptoms, and they may not be related. First I see that you are taking Benadryl (diphenhydramine). That can cause "mental fatigue" so switch to a non sedating antihistamine like allegra. #2 gallbladder removed. This can cause problems with digestion so discuss that with an internist. Omeprazole can sometimes cause abdominal pain and low platelets which can cause bruising. See MD ...Read more

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How are hormones measured? What kind of doctor checks them? I have PCOS, one ovary left and have pressure on that side, plus breast pain. Advice?

How are hormones measured? What kind of doctor checks them? I have PCOS, one ovary left and have pressure on that side, plus breast pain. Advice?

There are thousands: Of different hormones, but they are most commonly measured by blood (or urine) testing. This is combined with a good history, physical exam, x-rays (if indicated) and possibly other studies. Your primary care doc may be able to help you, or else find an endocrinologist. ...Read more

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I started my period today and is lighter than usual. I have taken home tests and came back negative. Have pressure in uterus and low back breast pain?

Pain: You must see your Gynecologist about this as soon as possible. If the pain is quite severe please go today to the nearest Emergency facility - have someone take you.
Hope all goes well. ...Read more

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What could cause sharp breast pains with no lumps?

What could cause sharp breast pains with no lumps?

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 more

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I have lower stomache pains and breast pains what does it mean?

No connection: There is no clear connection between lower stomach pain and breast pain as you have described them. There is no one explanation that connects them. You will need to see your doctor for an evaluation to sort these out individually. If on the one hand you are concerned about pregnancy, you can do a home test to see. ...Read more

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My breast pains when someone touches it...Why?

My breast pains when someone touches it...Why?

Tenderness can be: Related to ^ fluid in breast. Please see your physician if you are concerned. ...Read more

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Do big breasts cause back pains and breast pains?

Do big breasts cause back pains and breast pains?

Possibly: Large breasts can indeed cause breast, chest, neck, back, shoulder pain. A good support bra is very key to helping reduce this pain, but will not alleviate it completely. ...Read more

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What are some methods for relieving breast pains?

What are some methods for relieving breast pains?

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 more

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Can you tell me why I get random right breast pains. It doesn't matter what I'm doing and it comes and goes and sometimes it can be sharp?

Can you tell me why I get random right breast pains. It doesn't matter what I'm doing and it comes and goes and sometimes it can be sharp?

Breast exam: Anytime one notices a new pain, 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 such as a mammogram is needed. Breast pain can be from hormonal changes, weight changes, dietary changes, cysts, tumors, changes in exercise patterns, ill fitting bras and others. ...Read more

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I'm 17 and sometimes I experience breast pains. I can't felel lumps or bumps. Is it normal? What causes it?

Yes: This can be hormone changes in your body, however if this is constant then pls see your doctor for further evaluation. ...Read more

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After a hysterectomy can you start having pain in your vaginal and breast pains as well and the breast itch like crazy?

After a hysterectomy can you start having pain in your vaginal and breast pains as well and the breast itch like crazy?

Consultation: Don't know how long it's been, but consult w/ the Dr and ask about what to expect. It's possiblr that a Hea;th Psychologist could help you understand the physical and emotional impact of the surgery and relieve the problems. Don't worry - you'll find answers if you seek understanding. Best wishes! ...Read more

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Breast pains and left underarm pain. Could it be cancer?

Breast pains and left underarm pain. Could it be cancer?

Heart disease: Depending on your age and risk factors, the symptoms you described are more likely to be due to cardio-vascular disease than breast cancer. Please note that heart disease kills more women than breast cancer. See your doctor asap. ...Read more

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Sharp upper left back pain and left rib/ breast pains?

Can be many things: This pain can be myofascial, rib pain, vascular, lung or even due to your GI tract. You should have it looked at by your doctor. ...Read more

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Why does my breast pains so much & only left side breast? I've a regular period & I'm unmarried.

Why does my breast pains so much & only left side breast? I've a regular period & I'm unmarried.

See a doctor: breast pain could be caused by many reason some are hormonal changes or could be because medicine you are taking some could be mechanical from the kind of bra you are wearing
my advise go and see a doctor and have a full examination and make sure you do not have anything to worry about ...Read more

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I am having regular sharp breast pains. Seem to be related in location to a benign tumor I had 4 yrs ago. Can someone suggest what I should do?

I am having regular sharp breast pains. Seem to be related in location to a benign tumor I had 4 yrs ago. Can someone suggest what I should do?

See a doctor: I recommend seeing a doctor so that they can make a proper diagnosis and give you something to get rid of the condition or relieve symptoms. ...Read more