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Burning pain under right breast comes and goes. Hist of gerd. 7wks pregnant. Causes?

Burning pain under right breast comes and goes. Hist of gerd. 7wks pregnant. Causes?

Costochondritis: If you are tender to the touch on the ribs, it may be inflammation of the ribs/cartilage due to expansion of the abdomen/ rib cage with pregnancy. Other things I think of are gallbladder disease if associated with eating fatty foods, muscle strain if a lot of vomiting in early pregnancy, or gastritis (stomach inflammation from acid). ...Read more

Dr. Ejiro Isiorho
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Burning Sensation (Definition)

A burning sensation can be descriptive of nerve pain, some variations of migraine, and even central brain problems after a stroke. Have heard this said associated with phantom limb syndrome, reflex sympatheric dystrophy, and trigeminal neuralgia. Other patients might say ...Read more


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Costochrondritis how do u tell? Burning pain under right breast yesterday ribcage sore everywhere randomly today even on backside

Costochrondritis how do u tell? Burning pain under right breast yesterday ribcage sore everywhere randomly today even on backside

Exclude other cause: There are a lot of serious and potentially fatal things that can cause chest pain. You need to see a physician to have those other causes excluded before you assume it is "costochondritis". Costochondritis doesn't usually cause pain anywhere except in the front of the chest. ...Read more

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I'm a 40 yo male and I'm HS and I've been having burning pain under my right breast followed by naseua for the past 2 weeks what can this be?

Burning pain: It is hard to know, but the fact these symptoms persist for two weeks, it is wise to go and see doctor for further evaluation. ...Read more

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Very painfull burning. Stabbing pain under right breast. Last 3-4 seconds then dissappear and is very frequent?

Intercostal neuralgi: It all depends on a lot of factors : duration, character of pain, location, preceding factors, relation to the underlying organs.
Could be pleuritis, herpes zoster, muscle spasm.
Please provide more info. ...Read more

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I've been having sharp and burning pain right under my left breast in breast bone. Heart or something else?

Sharp pain: Sharp pain is very unlikely the heart. It is usually the ribs, or small costochondral joints. Sometimes the lungs mag cause such pain or the pain may be referred from the gut. The breast muscles also should be considered. ...Read more

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What causes a burning sensation under the breast?

What causes a burning sensation under the breast?

Burning sensation: Usually there is no definite abnormality of the breast itself to account for a burning sensation. Check to make sure you have no skin irritation under the breast. If the sensation persists, a mammogram and breast ultrasound can be performed. ...Read more

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What can cause a burning sensation on my left breast?

What can cause a burning sensation on my left breast?

Several things: These symptoms need to be fully and thoroughly evaluated by your physician who can then explain them to you and discuss with you what's best. ...Read more

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Help please? What is causing the burning sensation in my left breast?

Help please? What is causing the burning sensation in my left breast?

Radiculopathy: It is possible that the pain could represent irritation to a nerve root in the spine causing radiating pain to the breast. If the pain is accompanied by a rash in the area, it may be a case of shingles. It is also possible to have pain from trauma to the area. A physical exam and more detailed history would help in sorting through the various possible causes. ...Read more

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My husband has a burning sensation under his left breast. What could it be??

My husband has a burning sensation under his left breast. What could it be??

Gastric or Heart: It could be indigestion, ulcer, or a cardiac problem. A MD visit will sort out the answer if it continues. ...Read more

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Help! I have burning sensation underneath my left breast. What does it mean?

Help! I have burning sensation underneath my left breast. What does it mean?

Burning sensation: Usually a burning sensation is not serious. There is rarely an abnormality of the breast that accounts for this sensation. Check to make sure there are no skin abnormalities under the breast. ...Read more

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Could it happen that a burning pain on my upper breast mean could it happen thatcer?

Could it happen that a burning pain on my upper breast mean could it happen thatcer?

Need MD Evaluation: Sorting out different causes of breast pain starts with determining if the pain is coming from the breast tissue or the chest wall. Favoring the former includes variation w/menstrual cycle; favoring the latter is relation to activity and post-menopausal state. Regardless, while cancers often are painless, they can hurt. I recommend that you see your gyne or primary care dr. To help sort thru this. ...Read more

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Burning sensation in one breast after two hours of exercise with no bra? 18 years old.

Burning sensation in one breast after two hours of exercise with no bra? 18 years old.

BREAST pain: Too much exercise without wearing bra. You probably need support that is why you have painful breast. ...Read more

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What causes intermittent 10 second burning pain in right breast and chest? Area the size of a dime, inside of breast near where bra underwire stops.

Precocial catch: You have described the characteristic features of precordial catch. It is a benign condition with no obvious cause. Local application of a counter irritant cream may help. You can also try application of ice packs. ...Read more

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What is it when my left breast has a severe burning sensation in it and a knot? What could this be? It feels like a hot poker is being stabbed into br

What is it when my left breast has a severe burning sensation in it and a knot? What could this be? It feels like a hot poker is being stabbed into br

Breast knot: Your symptoms warrant immediate evaluation with your physician. You could be dealing with some sort of inflammatory process or a mass (tumor). Contact your doctor to plan diagnostic testing and therapy. Hope your feel better soon. ...Read more

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I am a 33 year old male and I am experiencing a burning sensation above my right breast area almost like sunburn on the outside and inside. I do get h?

I am a 33 year old male and I am experiencing a burning sensation above my right breast area almost like sunburn on the outside and inside. I do get h?

Gynecomastia?: If you have a lump behind your nipple, it is probably gynecomastia. This is development of breast tissue in a male and it is often tender. If you don't have a lump, I would watch it for awhile and see if it goes away on its own. Sometimes shingles will start that way, but shingles are more common in older people. ...Read more

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My breasts have been having a burning/pain off and on since last night. I am at the end of my cycle although my cycle is weird this month bc I had flu?

My breasts have been having a burning/pain off and on since last night. I am at the end of my cycle although my cycle is weird this month bc I had flu?

Crazy hormones: Hello,

Remember that the breasts are hormone sensitive organs. You mentioned several reasons why there might be breast pain. You are at the end of your cycle, you are on synthroid (thyroxine). Synthroid (thyroxine) is a hormone which can effect periods and hormone sensitive organs as well. You also mentioned the flu. This is stressful to the body. I am not surprised at the additional aches and pains that you have ...Read more

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Burning sensation inside right breast?

Burning sensation inside right breast?

See your MD: If this is not the last week of your menstrual cycle when hormonal changes can produce the "burning" sensation then please see your md for evaluation. ...Read more

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What is the cause of burning sensation in breast and chest?

What is the cause of burning sensation in breast and chest?

Reflux and: Zoster are two things that come to mind. Good luck! ...Read more

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My chest & breast have like a burning sensation, what can it be?

My chest & breast have like a burning sensation, what can it be?

Female ; Chest Pain: In a man I would caution patience, but in a female I would advise you to get to the er tonight. Chest pain and such symptoms in a female can prove to be a very significant risk for a heart attack. Please get to the nearest emergency room. ...Read more

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Pain in between breast worse as I lay down a little burning sensation?

Possibly GERD: Could be reflux of stomach acid into the esophagus. This area has no protective lining like the stomach has, so damage can rapidly ensue. See your doctor for evaluation of these symptoms. ...Read more

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Every so often I would have a burning sensation in my right breast what could it be?

Every so often I would have a burning sensation in my right breast what could it be?

Mastalgia: Breast discomfort can occur at various times during your period, or cyclically and it can worsen with increased consumption of caffeine or chocolate ...Read more

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Is it normal for my breast to have a burning sensation at almost 30weeks pregnant?

Is it normal for my breast to have a burning sensation at almost 30weeks pregnant?

Breast pain: Please clarify: is it radiating from your back into your breasts? ...Read more

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I had a lumpectomy a month ago and my breast feels like I have a burning sensation in it?

I had a lumpectomy a month ago and my breast feels like I have a burning sensation in it?

Still in: Post operative period, so it is probably just healing pain. If it is red or hard, or if you have fever or chills, see your surgeon because it could be delayed infection or bleeding. Otherwise, apply heat, rest, and wait for full healing. I hope the lump was benign. ...Read more

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I have a burning sensation on my skin above my right breast areas almost like a sunburn feeling?

I have a burning sensation on my skin above my right breast areas almost like a sunburn feeling?

See your doctor: This is a problem that requires a face-to-face meeting with your doctor. In that meeting, your doctor will listen to you, perform a throrough examination and possibly order labs or other tests. Based on this information, he/she will be able to tell you what's wrong and what to do about it. ...Read more

Dr. James Chapman
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Burning Pain (Definition)

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Pain Or Discomfort, Burning Or Stinging (Definition)

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