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Can You Pull A Muscle Under Your Breast
It certainly is ---: Quite possible, to pull a muscle with a severe bout of coughing, anywhere in the chest, including behind the breast. ...Read more
It is a body tissue that has the ability to contract. It shortens and generates force. It relaxes and returns to its original length. Muscles move joints, stabilize the body, move air and food through the organs, act as valves for bladder, bowel and other organs. They control movement of the eyes. They help us express ourselves by changing the shape of our ...Read more
Y do I keep getting pain in my breast feels like when u pull a muscle it comes and go could it be that I slept wrong or in it?
I suppose so: Breast is mostly fibroglandular tissue and fat. The muscle is deep the the breast. If your pain is in the breast itself it might be from a cyst or perhaps a mass. Is the pain in one area and if you do self exam do you feel any mass or hard immovable lump? If so you should see a gynecologist or breast surgeon. ...Read more
Kinda sorta?: Breasts don't have muscles so you didn't pull a "breast muscle." Women have the same muscles (under the breasts) in their chests that men do, so its certainly possible to pull a muscle working out. Hope this helps. ...Read more
I am experiencing pain on the left side of my rib cage right under my left breast, so far it hasn't stopped for two days, I haven't done anything physical in order to pull a muscle, what should I do?
Having pain in right center breast and top of back had a chest ray good a mamagram good. Could this be a muscle strain?
Could be: Since the MAMMO and the Chest X-ray were normal that is a good sign so far. See your Doc to be safe and they can check your BP and assure it is not atypical Chest pain form your heart with a good History and Physical and possible EKG. If that is all fine too, then most likely this would be Musculoskeletal. Best wishes ...Read more
Crushing pain under right breast came on suddenly 2 days ago, pain lessened but still there and feels like it's moved, muscle strain from yoga?
Woman with intermittent sharp or dull pain that only lasts a few seconds ABOVE left breast, several inches away from armpit. No muscle strain, CAUSE?
Left side back muscle strain feeling btr w/ muscle rub, large knot. Better now, but have a numb/tingle feeling under left breast on rib cage to back?
How do I treat an intercoastal muscle strain? Swollen & pain. It is in the muscles below my breast. Had clear xray and ct scan so not sure what to do.
Not much to do.: Usually these types of strains are self limiting but can last for three to six weeks, depending on severity. Intermittent cold applications to the area often times eases the pain. Rest and discontinuing of strenuous activity will certainly help. Medications like ibuprofen or muscle relaxants can also help. A trip to your physical therapist may be beneficial in speeding things up. ...Read more
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Having some pretty bad upper back pain and im also feeling pain in my chest for the past 10 hours should I be concerned or did I just pull a muscle?
I have been having a pull in my chest with pain. (No exercising or doing anything to pull a muscle). Also vision in Right eye blurry with glasses.?
Pull: The eye and chest don't appear to be related but check them out with your doctor. ...Read more
I pushed out a heavy refrigerator to clean under it and now the sides of my breasts hurt...Could I have pulled a muscle?
Muscle strain: It sounds like you strained the intercostal muscles (between the ribs)under the breasts. ...Read more
Sore?: Usually a pulled muscle will result in pain when that muscle is contracted or pressure is applied. Did you injure yourself? Can you apply pressure to the muscle and feel pain? Pulled muscles will hurt for a while and then feel better. But they can easily be reinjured. Ibuprofen or aspirin work well for pulled muscle. If not getting better or if getting worse see your MD ...Read more
Did P90X and for the first night that involved a lot of push up and pull ups. By exercising the chest muscles will my breasts shrink?
No: The breast is not a muscle but rides on top of the pectoral muscles. Build the muscle up and it may make them seem larger. ...Read more
Wondering why I have a tight sensation on the chest inbetween the breasts, could the possibly be muscle related as I did lat pull downs on friday?
Certainly possible: The pectoralis major muscle bellies originate from the anterior chest wall just off the edges of the sternum. A chest workout may certainly cause some local muscle-bone interface pain and discomfort between 1-3 days after a workout. This muscular pain should steadily resolve. If the discomfort feels deeper than your chest wall or does not show improvement in 3 days, see your pcp. Nsaids may help. ...Read more
My breasts have been sore to the touch for 2 months now, leaning on them or pressing them feels like a pulled muscle.?
Pregnancy test: Please take a pregnancy test ASAP and visit your MD for a full exam to explore other causes. Good luck. ...Read more
I think I pulled a top rib muscle coughing (sarcoidosis), how long does it take to heal? What can I do coughing kills even hurts to touch breast.
Chest pain: If you've inflammed an intercostal muscle or a chest wall muscle it can take some weeks to heal. Your chest is constantly moving with respiration and coughing irritates it also, both slow healing somewhat. You might be able to take Ibuprofen to make things more comfortable. It is isn't improving should see your doc. ...Read more
Pain on my left side above my breast that feels like a pulled muscle It last for a few days and it has happen 3 different times in the past year?
Adjusting bra in the front, felt an odd twisting sensation between breasts. No pain, just a little pull for a few seconds. Fear cardiac. Ideas? Muscle?
Symptom: Highly unlikely to be cardiac relatedGet a more detailed answer ›
33 f healthy 2 days now pain sometimes above breasts when I breathe out hard and when I move sometimes. I have asthma but I feel great muscle pulled?
I have been having an on and off sharp minor pain in upper right portion of left breast. Could this be a pulled muscle?
Yes: Yes it could be a pulled muscle but I would advise you to see your doctor to figure this out. ...Read more
Having a sharp pain in my left breast that only happens when I am leaning over, could it be a pulled muscle?
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