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Doctor insights on: Breasts Inflammation

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Underwired bra causing inflammation under breast?

Underwired bra causing inflammation under breast?

That can happen.: This may mean that you are wearing the incorrect bra size or a design that isn't right for you. If the bra is worn out -it can also cause more pressure. Up to 85% of american women are wearing an incorrect cup or band size (or both). Encourage you to go to a specialty bra stop for a fitting ; consultation. Having the correct support will add to your comfort ; breast health. ...Read more

Inflammation (Definition)

Inflammation is the body's attempt at self-protection; the aim being to remove harmful stimuli, including damaged cells, irritants, or pathogens - and begin the healing process. Inflammation is part of the complex biological response of vascular tissues to harmful stimuli, such as pathogens, ...Read more


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Does endometriosis cause breast inflammation?

Does endometriosis cause breast  inflammation?

No.: Breast tenderness may be due to poor bra fitting , high impact exercising with poor support or fluid retention close to your menses. Fibrocystic changes of the breast can also be aggravated by dietary caffeine intake. Check with your physician if persistent ...Read more

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What causes breast inflammation usually?

What causes breast inflammation usually?

Many things: Mastitis (inflamation of breast gland), skin infection, fungal infection, shingles, bra friction dermatitis, cancer, etc. See doctor , do self breast exam monthly. Depends on what you tell doctor at office, and the examination. ...Read more

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Does breast inflammation lead to breast cancer?

Does breast inflammation lead to breast cancer?

No, but: There is a particularly aggressive breast cancer called inflammatory breast cancer, where the skin is ed and the skin puckered like an orange skin. ...Read more

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Could breast enlargement oils causes breast cancer?

Could breast enlargement oils causes breast cancer?

Unknown??: By definition, "alternative" is different than modern western medicine. Generally any drug, herb, treatment, that stands up to rigorous scientific scrutiny is included in modern medicine. The problem is that many alternative practices, herbs etc do not stand up to scientific scrutiny and cannot be shown to work. And can not be proven SAFE. Be careful save ur $$$ see : http://nccam.Nih.Gov ...Read more

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Can breast cancer cause pain swelling in both breasts?

Can breast cancer cause pain swelling in both breasts?

Not usually: Pain in both breasts is usually benign, but like anything else, should be checked out if it persistent. ...Read more

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Are tender breasts a symptom of breast cancer?

Are tender breasts a symptom of breast cancer?

Pain not specific: Breast pain is not specific for breast cancer. Many time breast cancer is not painful at all. Breast pain could be indicative of almost anything - abscess, cyst, mastitis, muscle strain... See your doctor to be evaluated properly. ...Read more

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Could rheumatoid vasculitis affect breast tissue?

Could rheumatoid vasculitis affect breast tissue?

It is possible!: There are twelve documented cases in the literature. But it requires biopsy confirmation. Breast pain can occur in RA for many reasons, including chest wall inflammation! ...Read more

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Bilateral rib pain under breasts, 2 months postpartum, aching burning discomfort, xyphoid process tender?

Bilateral rib pain under breasts, 2 months postpartum, aching burning discomfort, xyphoid process tender?

Chest pain: There are many possible causes for rib pains. If you are breast feeding I might be concerned for potentially developing mastitis. It could also be pulled muscles from holding baby or something more serious with your heart or lungs. If it continues after rest, taking Tylenol or ibprofen, heating pad OR if you have a temperature over 100 degrees F, go to your doctor for an exam ...Read more

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I am experiencing breast pain (quality: tenderness) , breast swelling, breast redness, tender swollen lump in breast, breast lump (quality: tender, swollen lump, mobile or moveable lump) , breast tenderness to touch and fever.

I am experiencing  breast pain (quality: tenderness) , breast swelling, breast redness, tender swollen lump in breast, breast lump (quality: tender, swollen lump, mobile or moveable lump) , breast tenderness to touch and fever.

Infection?: What you described suggests and infection and you should see a doctor for proper evaluation and treatment. If is not feasible to provide a more meaningful opinion without examining you. Wish you good health! ...Read more

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Can fibrocystic breast cause rib pain?

Can fibrocystic  breast cause rib pain?

Maybe: It may actually be a form of referred pain. The pain is actually in your breast, but it feels like the rib. I am assuming you were diagnosed with this condition by a physician. It is a good idea to get examined, other breast diseases, such as cancer, may cause pain. ...Read more

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Breasts very tender, swollen and enlarged lymph nodes? Some sort of infection?

Breasts very tender, swollen and enlarged lymph nodes? Some sort of infection?

Possible: Bilateral breast infection would be somewhat unusual. Strongly suggest you see your family doctor and be examined. ...Read more

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What can cause tender breasts?

What can cause tender breasts?

Breast pain: or mastalgia is very common in young women prior to menses. It is benign and self-limited. Unilateral breast pain can occur in older women. Pregnancy can also lead to swelling and pain in the breasts. Talk w/your doctor, ...Read more

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Can having interstitial cystitis cause breast tenderness?

Can having interstitial cystitis cause breast tenderness?

Not related: Hello Olivia, Interstitial Cystitis is a chronic inflammation of the bladder wall. Since the breasts are hormone sensitive organs, the tenderness and sensitivity that one feels is usually caused by the fluctuations of hormones produced by the ovary. Though both cause pain they generally are not related. ...Read more

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What causes inflammed milk ducts; not breast feeding ; lumps in chest and r/breast. ?

What causes inflammed milk ducts; not breast feeding ; lumps in chest and r/breast. ?

Worrisome: Becca, this can be a number of things. It can be inflamed milk ducts if you have been pregnant or have breastfed in the last year. Infection can cause this, as can lymphedema (blocked lymph glands causing fluid to build up). A blood clot in a vein in your chest or arm can cause this. Last, certain breast cancers appear like this, so please see a doctor as soon as possible! ...Read more

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