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Doctor insights on: Causes Of A Tingling Sensation In The Breast

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Dr. Bennett Machanic
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Tingling (Definition)

Tingling is a pins and needle like sensation anywhere on the body. May also be termed paresthesia. Can experience when elbow is bumped (funny bone), or even from frostbite. On its own, unlikely significant but may be part of nerve pathology from ...Read more


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What does a tingling sensation feel like in your breast?

What does a tingling sensation feel like in your breast?

Ummm...Well....: You just described it....it feels like TINGLING SENSATION...like pins and needles, fizzing, prickling, sticking, pinching....need more descriptors? And it's all in the breast or chest. I hope I added something to your information because frankly I thought you best and most succinctly described it as a "tingling sensation in the breast." And there it is! Cheers! ...Read more

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Hello! I am 34 years old and have a tingling sensation to the left side of my breast that can be felt in my upper back. At times, I can feel a dull/achy pain under my breast that comes and goes. I've had this for about a month. 2 weeks ago, I went to the

Hello! I am 34 years old and have a tingling sensation to the left side of my breast that can be felt in my upper back. At times, I can feel a dull/achy pain under my breast that comes and goes. I've had this for about a month. 2 weeks ago, I went to the

Nerve pain: This symptom may be due to an irritable or pinched nerve emanating from the spine and wrapping around the rib cage so that the discomfort is also felt around or under the breast. Avoid all stess on your upper back or your rib cage. If your symptoms persist and there is no breast problem, consult your physician or an orthopedic surgeon for evaluation. ...Read more

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I'm having a tingling sensation on my right breast. I have checked in with cancer symptoms no match. But I'm still worried. Any help?

I'm having a tingling sensation on my right breast. I have checked in with cancer symptoms no match. But I'm still worried. Any help?

Topic page: Here is a link the Healthtap Topic page on breast pain. Here you will find many answers to this very commonly asked problem.https://www.healthtap.com/#topics/Breast-pain ...Read more

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I have intermittent pain sometimes dull sometimes severe from top of breast below shoulder & down inside of left arm. The pain can arise from side of breast to underarm & down inner left arm, sometimes causing a tingling sensation. I have also intermitten

I have intermittent pain sometimes dull sometimes severe from top of breast below shoulder & down inside of left arm. The pain can arise from side of breast to underarm & down inner left arm, sometimes causing a tingling sensation.
I have also intermitten

Impingement: This symptom appears to be caused by an impingement of a nerve and to determine the location of the impingement and what are the options for treatment, I recommend a consultation with a neurologist who can also order any appropriate tests which may be needed in order to make a diagnosis. ...Read more

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Hav weird tingling sensation above my left breast, next to the collar bone which travels 2 the tip of my nipple and makes it itchy.wen I pres its bettr?

Hav weird tingling sensation above my left breast, next to the collar bone which travels 2 the tip of my nipple and makes it itchy.wen I pres its bettr?

Tingling breast: Look up Dermatome chart. This shows you the areas of you body and which spinal nerve innervates the skin.
Sounds like a compression at the cervical-thoracal level on your left side.
May want to see a neurologist for diagnosis.
Good luck ...Read more

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18 y/o female with tingling in armpit/breast area several times daily for about 2 weeks. I don't know what the cause is.

18 y/o female with tingling in armpit/breast area several times daily for about 2 weeks. I don't know what the cause is.

Probably nothing!: Avoid any tight bra for the foreseeable future, also avoid breast stimulation by your partner, or by yourself as well!
If symptoms continue, or become worse see a breast specialist. ...Read more

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Off and on tingling pain in my left breast and sore like nipple what can cause this?

Variety: Sensations like this are sometimes related to menstrual changes. If there is any unusual skin redness or nipple discharge this would be worrisome for an infection of the milk duct. If the discomfort persists, you should see your doctor for an exam and possibly an ultrasound. Keep notes about when the pain started, and what factors make it better or worse. ...Read more

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What would cause burning tingling pain in left breast? Pain covers entire breast. Doc says heart is ok.

What would cause burning tingling pain in left breast?  Pain covers entire breast. Doc says heart is ok.

Mastitis?: You might have mastitis — an infection in the breast. Do you have fever? Discharge? Tenderness to touch? Has there been any recent trauma? Overly tight clothing? If you're not improving, you should be examined. ...Read more

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What would cause 1 stabbing pain directly in between breasts in center of chest? Left shoulderblade pain and tingling in fingers left hand earlier.

Chest pains!!!: Regardless, could be only muscle pain. However, pain in your chest with the symptoms you have described is a serious medical condition. It is always a red flag and appointment with your pcp is warranted. Take care. ...Read more

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Can anxiety cause tingling in tops of breasts, fingers. Back and shoulder pain. Shortness of breath. All while NOT in the midst of a panic attack?

Can anxiety cause tingling in tops of breasts, fingers.  Back and shoulder pain. Shortness of breath.  All while NOT in the midst of a panic attack?

Anxiety: Is state of tension, apprehension, worry, uneasiness or fear. It may be related to anticipated danger or arise for no apparent reason. While mild episodes of anxiety are common and do not usually require treatment, more severe forms can be chronic and debilitating. Symptoms of severe anxiety: insomnia, appetite changes, palpitations, and pain. Rec.: see your PCP for evaluation. ...Read more

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I have kidney infection and have been trying to treat it but the pain is still there. I have been feeling tinglying sensation in my breast and headach?

I have kidney infection and have been trying to treat it but the pain is still there. I have been feeling tinglying sensation in my breast and headach?

See answer: I'm not certain what your question is. If you have a kidney infection you need to get treatment. If your treatment isn't working speak with your doctor. ...Read more

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Right breast tingling for over 6 months should I be concerned?

Right breast tingling for over 6 months should I be concerned?

See you doc: Cancers are not typically painful or symptomatic. There are breast conditions that affect to skin of the nipple, like paget's disease
which can be symptomatic. ...Read more

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What is the burning and hurting in my breast and tingling?

Not sure: These symptoms are very vague, and you would need to see your doctor or clinician to really figure out what is going on. I've been seeing several people with shingles lately, and they get burning and tingling, even sometimes when a rash isn't present or just barely visible. ...Read more

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Is it normal to have tingling breasts after ovulation?

Is it normal to have tingling breasts after ovulation?

Don't worry: There are so many reasons for breast tenderness it's usually impossible to explain. There's also usually nothing to worry about. If it becomes a pattern you should ask your doctor to check it out. ...Read more

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If your breast tingling and itchy what does that mean?

If your breast tingling and itchy what does that mean?

Likely allergy: Localized itching most of the time occurs from allergic reaction of skin to some allergen. Very localized tingling may be associated with itching. Some people may have stress related itch which tends to be wide spread. ...Read more

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Tingling in my breast, does it mean milk is finally forming?

Tingling in my breast, does it mean milk is finally forming?

Yes could be: As long as you are pregnant or have recently conceived. However, this is usually followed by breast engorgement and pain followed by lactation. ...Read more

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What does it mean if your left breast starts tingling on and off every day?

What does it mean if your left breast starts tingling on and off every day?

Pinched nerve.: You are pinching a nerve, somewhere between your spine and your breast. It could be many things, a pinched nerve in your back, or the nerve itself or nerves may be irritated a virus such as shingles. You need a good neurlogical examination. I would see a neurologist. ...Read more

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Have a tingling feeling under left breast almost close to the middle of my chest ?

Breast symptoms: Depending on your age, weight, and whether you are taking oral contraceptives or are having "natural" menstrual periods, it is difficult to provide a response. Breasts react to hormonal changes, and can develop simple cysts which can produce occasional symptoms. See your gyn provider for an exam and possibly for a digital mammogram. ...Read more

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I am 56 yrs old and I can feel a little tingling pain in my left breast. What could this be?

I am 56 yrs old and I can feel a little tingling pain in my left breast. What could this be?

Maybe Chest Wall?: 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. I recommend that you see your gyne or primary care dr. To help sort thru this. Good luck. ...Read more

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How many days do you have in plantation and can it be off n on breast is tender sore n tingling but not enough to wear a pad jus when I wipe?

How many days do you have in plantation and can it be off n on breast is tender sore n tingling but not enough to wear a pad jus when I wipe?

Check a test: If you think you are pregnant, you can check a pregnancy test to see. Ovulation occurs on cycle day 14 (cycle day 1 is the first day of your period). Fertilization can occur any time 2-3 days before or after ovulation. Implantation occurs 5-7 days after ovulation. ...Read more

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I think im preganant I have tingling after I pee and my breasts are sore?

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I think im preganant I have tingling after I pee and my breasts are sore?

Sore breasts: You sound like you are in distress. Consult your ob/gyn for exam & testing. ...Read more

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Hi I keep getting tingling feelings in upper arms and under both breasts?

Hi I keep getting tingling feelings in upper arms and under both breasts?

Need additional info: I need to know your age, sex and durationas well as any precipitating activities to be of any assistance. ...Read more

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Why do I get a tingling feeling on my breast? It's not sore or tender at all. Should I be worried?

Why do I get a tingling feeling on my breast? It's not sore or tender at all. Should I be worried?

Hormonal changes: Is probably the cause at this age. There are other causes of tingling in the breasts such as trauma, taking certain medication such as antidepressant, fatty tissue imbalance, inflammation of costal cartiladge. Sometimes tingling is an early symptom fo breast cancer. See your gyn to get checked out. ...Read more

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Hello, I'm 18, I've been a bit worried since one of my breasts is sometimes sore, like a tingling or thumping soreness.?

Talk to yr GP : This could be normal.
There is no way a forum like this can sort this out. Talk to your gp. He/she will take a full history, do an exam, order appropriate tests and refer you to a specialist if needed. ...Read more