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Breast Tender In One Spot Only When Pressed
My breasts were squeezed and the following day there was a solid mass in my breast but there is no bruising it just hurts when you touch it?
Benign Fat necrosis: Sometimes if there is trauma to the breast, fat necrosis can happen. The breast if primarly made of fat and milk producing lobules and ducts. Sometimes if there is a large enough trauma a lump of fat can get damaged, and produce this lump. This should not grow and it will go away on it's own. A warm compress and some ibuprofen can help with the swelling and pain. ...Read more
Where my bra line(right breast) is almost toward in center of both breasts i pressed down on it and i felt that it hurts but only when i press down on
Costochondritis: Any recent trauma? Any weight lifting. If any exertional symptoms or sob or nausea or stomach issues, follow up with physician. Otherwise this sounds like inflammed cartilage. If not pregnant and no stomach issues Aleve (naproxen) 2/day for 2 weeks. Follow up with physician if not better, sooner if any of above additional symptoms. ...Read more
24 year old female. Discomfort in left breast. Movable and slightly painful lump on left side. Had small lump in armpit that hurt and moved around. After two weaks, lump in armpit spread vertically, and has a thin painful hard line that goes to elbow?
Normal mammo/ ultrasound end of Feb.Am post period and have sore left breast in one spot when pressed down on it. Don't feel lump. Shld I worry?
Mastalgia: achiness or soreness n one or both breasts should still be evaluated to rule out compression from undergarments ( bra ) and to rule out mastitis ( an inflammation of the deeper breast tissue ); however, it is encouraging that both studues were negative. I suggest with Advil or Aleve (naproxen) ( if not allergic to these ) and a change in undergarments or use a gym bra. ...Read more
During massage, she found a tender spot on my back just below my ribs. When pressing on that spot, it caused discomfort in my jugular notch. Why?
Referred pain: Dating back to our time in utero, various patterns of innervation were established which can set up referred pain. It is not alarming and completely normal. Likewise acupuncture utilizes patterns of referral along various meridian lines in an analogous way. If you remain concerned a good PT or Osteopathic MD can provide further evaluation and reassurance. ...Read more
Lump in my right armpit, no redness and tender only when it is touched/ pushed on Immovable, been there 3 weeks. Ultrasound showed no fluid in it??
Small lump in left breast that moves around when pressed. GP says I have "lumpy bumpy" breasts. U/S next week. Possible causes? No history of b cancer
Can be normal: breasts are normally lumpy but what a woman should feel for is any new or growing in size lumps. Even do it could be normal or from fibrocystic disease. I often suggest avoidance of caffeinated beverages and yes I would do the ultrasound ...Read more
Small hard Lump in breast in vein near nipple. It goes away after a few minutes. Has happened three times at different points in cycle. What is it?
Engorgement of tissu: Appears to be the engorgement- enlargement of small areas of breast tissue.As it is closer to the surface near the nipple you are able to feel. If related to the menstrual cycle,indicates the swelling localized island of breast tissue in response to hormonal factors of menstrual cycle. this is nothing to worry. Hot compresses /warm soaks may help to reduce pain, if very painful. ...Read more
When I press firmly on my breast bone like the sternum between my breasts it hurts. Is that normal?
Bone pain: It is a very superficial bone with no muscle overlying it. It is normal for it to be tender if you push hard enough. If you feel that the pain is out of proportion to the amount of pressure you are applying then you should get an x-ray and your doctor may also feel a CT scan and MRI are also necessary. ...Read more
I have pain in my left breast that hurts when I press down a little bit on it, nipple is more purple, and my breast is more sensitive should go in?
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
I have two very small colorless lumps under the skin in my right arm pit that are only painful when pressed. What could this be?
Axillary lumps: Hard to say. Possibly lymph nodes, or sebaceous/inclusion cysts. Best bet is to see your physician to get these lumps evaluated. ...Read more
In between my upper abdomen, there is a small 10mm ish lump. It is soft to touch and is only visible when I flex my abdomen.
Most likely a LIPOMA: A lipoma is a benign lump that can occur on your trunk and extremities, and actually anywhere under your skin. The only time they are surgically removed is if they aggravate you, like if they are under a belt or bra strap or cause pain with exercise. They also change size, sometimes small, sometimes larger, then going smaller. The only other thing to consider would be hernia of your intestines. ...Read more
Hard bump under my skin lower right pelvic region. Size of a raisin. It is not warm. Slightly red, only painful when pressure applied. No marks on it.
Right nipple hurts when I put clothes over it or when touched. Around the nipple is pinkish white colour with the areola being yellow. There is a lump?
Lumps in breast, sometimes become bigger in size, sometimes hardly detectable. Dont hurt when pressed. On the medial side of breast.Are they harmless?
Harmless.: Lumps in breast that come and go with cycle are benign and are usually known as fibrocystic change. ...Read more
Pain in right side above my breast but lower then my collar bone. Very sore at times does not hurt then touch ?
Costochondritis: You may have costochondritis, it is an inflammation of the cartilage that connects your ribs to your collar bone. It could also be chest muscle soreness if you lift weights, do chest exercises, or have a cough. You can try taking ibuprofen to see if it helps but see your doctor if doesn't improve or if you have associated shortness of breath, heart racing, lightheadedness, or feeling tired ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Painful knot in the space between the right armpit and breast. Only been there a few days but hurts even more to lift my arm or to touch it?
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