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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 (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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Breast pain/discomfort and tender lump for several months with a sensitive nipple that looks like it's grown - what could this be?

Breast pain/discomfort and tender lump for several months with a sensitive nipple that looks like it's grown - what could this be?

Breast lump : Should always be evaluated by a physician in order to get proper testing. Please make an appointment with your doctor. Take care! ...Read more

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What can be done for sore breast and breast lumps?

What can be done for sore breast and breast lumps?

Fibrocystic changes: Assuming no other symptoms, what you describe could be fibrocyctic breasts. A common issue amoung women.They are not malignant. Adequate breast support and wearing a bra at night, may provide relief of symptoms. Antiinflammatory medications, including Acetaminophen and nonsteroidal antiinflammatory medications (nsaids), also help. Vit c, e, b and primrose oil may help although not well studied. ...Read more

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My daughters breast is sore and has a small hard lump she's only 8 . What could this be? Should i worry?

My daughters breast is sore and has a small hard lump she's only 8 . What could this be? Should i worry?

Normal tissue: Thelarche is the term used for the emergence of breast tissue in the beginning stages of puberty. A spongy bit of true breast tissue is located directly under the nipple on one or both sides. It can be tender to touch & one side may emerge weeks before the other.Your pcp can confirm this process, i HAV at least 3-5 /yr come to my office for the same question. ...Read more

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I had a lump on my breast that was sore but then it seem to pop should I be concerned or get it checked out?

I had a lump on my breast that was sore but then it seem to pop should I be concerned or get it checked out?

Sounds like: A possible abscess or cyst. With breast lumps, masses, lesions it is never a bad idea to get it checked out. Your situation requires an exam to fully and properly answer your question. ...Read more

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I have soreness/pain in the outer upper breast, over the ribs, but no lump. It's left side only. What could this be? I'm 24.

I have soreness/pain in the outer upper breast, over the ribs, but no lump. It's left side only. What could this be? I'm 24.

Fibrocystic disease: common benign condition seen in young woman but still you have to see your doctor to make sure nothing serious. ...Read more

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My 12 yr old's breasts are sore. And she felt a hard unmovable lump that hurts when she presses on it. Is this something I should be worried about?

My 12 yr old's breasts are sore. And she felt a hard unmovable lump that hurts when she presses on it. Is this something I should be worried about?

Puberty: Your daughter is likely experiencing generalized breast discomfort from breast tissue development. The hard, painful lump, however, could be a blocked duct or the start of an abscess, Have her apply warm compresses to the area twice a day and see her doctor if it does not improve or if there is any spreading or redness of the area. ...Read more

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I mentioned to my GP that my breasts feel sore. She checked them and said that my breasts are lumpy. I'm worried now- lumpy=lump? I'm 42 yrs old.

I mentioned to my GP that my breasts feel sore. She checked them and said that my breasts are lumpy. I'm worried now- lumpy=lump? I'm 42 yrs old.

Mammogram: The key next step is to get a mammogram. A physical exam is important but imaging is more important especially when a potential abnormality is found by physical exam. ...Read more

Men (Definition)

Men are adult members of the male sex. The acropnym men also stands for multiple endocrine neoplasia, a hereditary condition that involves benign and malignant tumors of various glands. There are two main types, men ...Read more


Male (Definition)

Male refers to the masculine gender, those people ...Read more