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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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I have lower abdominal pain and breast tenderness?

I have lower abdominal pain and breast tenderness?

See below: Lower abdominal pain can be anything from appendicitis to gas. If you can keep fluids down and rest, you should be over it in a day or two. If you can't, see your family doctor. ...Read more

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Severe chest pain, breast pain and tenderness, headaches/migranes and back ache. also shooting pains down arm and legs.. ?

Severe chest pain, breast pain and tenderness, headaches/migranes and back ache. also shooting pains down arm and legs.. ?

See a doctor: Severe pain is an alert - a way to get your attention. It says "get this looked into!" It may not be too serious, but w/out proper treatment, it could become worse. I hope you have an exam, follow directions for treatment and feel better soon! ...Read more

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Tenderness and pain in brest ovary cancer symtoms?

Tenderness and pain in brest ovary cancer symtoms?

Please clarify: Are you asking if breast pain is a symptom of ovarian cancer? Usually not. Here is a good resource on ovarian cancer symptoms http://www.Cancer.Net/cancer-types/ovarian-cancer/symptoms-and-signs. ...Read more

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Breast tenderness, lower back pain and abdominal cramping are signs of what condition?

See your doctor: Symptoms like these are best deterimed by a thorough evaluation by your physician. Based on his/her findings, a treatment plan can be developed to help you. ...Read more

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Pain in left breast and shoulder?

Pain in left breast and shoulder?

?: Ok, what would you like to ask about that? How long has it been going on, what other symptoms do you have, what history, what triggered this, etc. Can't answer your question as it is written. ...Read more

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I'm having tenderness / pain in my left armpit, breast and back.

Assuming that: you have no injury, it is probably inflammatory or infectious changes, but it is could be angina. Consult with your doctor immediately. ...Read more

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What causes breast tenderness and pain?

Watch the coffee: Besides elevate estrogen levels just before your period or in early pregnancy, caffeine and chocolate can cause breast tenderness. These things can aggravate breast tissue and lead to cysts in the breast. Trauma is a more obvious cause but the good news is that bad things (like cancer) do not tend to be painful. ...Read more

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Upper tricep pain and tenderness.?

Upper tricep pain and tenderness.?

Rest, ice, nsaids?: Sounds like you may have overdone some weights? Your body is responding to the stretch and telling you just that you need to take it easy to rest and possibly use ice and nsaids to help alleviate your symptoms if symptoms persist you should see an ortho- pedist and get examined. ...Read more

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Slight twinges of pain in rib cage and middle back pain cancer?

Cancer pain: Not knowing your current medical condition, it is hard to say. If you are healthy, it may be a sign of fatigue or muscle aches and pains. If its worse not relieved by over the counter medication or topical remedies, i would see your physician to check out all the possibilties of the back/rib pain. ...Read more

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What causes excessive lower back pain and breast pain?

What causes excessive lower back pain and breast pain?

Can be related to : Hormones or period or if trauma is present. An osteopathic physician can provide you more information on this by doing a full musculoskeletal examination. S/he will look at your head, neck, shoulders, upper back, lower back, pelvis, sacrum, and extremities, plus all of your medical/surgical/social/sexual histories to give you a better, more concise answer, and provide treatment too. ...Read more

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Back pain abdominal pain pain below breast bone?

Back pain abdominal pain pain below breast bone?

See your Doctor: This could be a number of issues. It coudl be abdominal, thoracic or spinal in origin. You need to have a complete work up! see your internist first. ...Read more

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Pain in rightside by breast and ribs?

Pain in rightside by breast and ribs?

Several things.: Breast problems may be cause . Connection of ribs to sternum(breast bone) has cartilage and inflammation here may be another cause. ...Read more

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What causes breast pain and tenderness in girls?

What causes breast pain and tenderness in girls?

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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Causes for soreness and some stabbing pain in my breasts?

Causes for soreness and some stabbing pain in my breasts?

Try cutting caffeine: Coffee, tea, and soda can cause breast pain. Eliminate them for a month and see how you feel. Ok to use pain pills too (like naproxen) but take with food! ...Read more

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Sharp pain through right breast mainly nipple area and occassionally on left. Tenderness on chest not on breast?

Possible infection: First, this is common in breastfeeding women, but you didn't indicate if you were. Sharp pains can indicate infection of the nipple or ductal system, sometimes fungal. Over the counter topical fungal cream is worth trying, but if symptoms don't improve or redness develops, you'll want to see your doctor. Chest wall tenderness is usually musculoskeletal and Ibuprofen will help. ...Read more

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Pain under left side breast below rib cage, also got indigestion pain and pains in the back along with vomiting no fever?

Pain under left side breast below rib cage, also got indigestion pain and pains in the back along with vomiting no fever?

Indigestion: Pain under the left rib cage along with vomiting and a feeling of indigestion all sound suspicious for gastritis or ulcer. Some medications can cause this, including anti-inflammatory meds like ibuprofen. There are over-the-counter meds like Prilosec otc that may help, but because you are also vomiting i would suggest you see a doctor for a definitive diagnosis before self-medicating.Good luck! ...Read more

Breast Tenderness (Definition)

Usually intermittent breast tenderness is due to fibrocystic changes (glands) in the breast, There are other causes, like pregnancy, so these should be ...Read more


Dr. Regina Hampton
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Breast Tenderness (Definition)

Usually intermittent breast tenderness is due to fibrocystic changes (glands) in the breast, There are other causes, like pregnancy, so these should be ...Read more