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Cause of pain in left breasr?

Cause of pain in left breasr?

Growth vs trauma: Single breast pain can be from growth, contusion, fibro cystic disease, mastitis, abscess or changing bras. If the pain persists or you develop other symptoms then you need to have an exam and further testing by your doctor. If any deformities or knots then you need to seek out your doctor now. ...Read more

Dr. David Schleimer
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Swelling (Definition)

Swelling is the enlargement of organs, skin, or other body parts. It is caused by a buildup of fluid in the tissues. The extra fluid can lead to a rapid increase in weight over a short period of time (days to weeks). Swelling can occur all over the body (generalized) or only in one part ...Read more


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What causes pain in the left side of neck?

What causes pain in the left side of neck?

Neck arthritis: There are several joints and intervertebral discs in the neck. These can wear out over time leading to pain. Degeneration of the joints or discs can cause neck pain, headaches, and shoulder pain. You can also get neck pain from a muscle strain. In some cases pain in the left side of the neck could be related to your heart so be sure to see you physician. ...Read more

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Mass in left armpit for 5 months growing tenderness in left side of breast with a burning ache. Possible cancer?

Mass in left armpit for 5 months growing tenderness in left side of breast with a burning ache. Possible cancer?

Yes, possible...: Need to see your gyn or primary doctor asap for an exam. Could be non-cancerous but if it is a cancer, your odds of beating it are so much better when it is diagnosed/treated as early in its course as possible. ...Read more

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What are the possible causes of swelling in the left neck?

What are the possible causes of swelling in the left neck?

Swelling left neck: Could be lymph node from mononucleosis, thyroglossal duct , brachcial cleft, or dermoid cysts or laryngocele , ranula ( cyst from floor of mouth) or salivary gland /other infection . May also be lymphoma or thyroid cancer or lung cancer. or neurogenic tumors ( schwannomas/neurofibroma, or carotid/vascular(AVM) issue.Need sonogram and or CT of neck f/u/ w /ENT this week. ...Read more

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What are the causes of chest pain in the left side of chest?

What are the causes of chest pain in the left side of chest?

Multiple things: Could be a problem with skin, nerves, muscle, shoulder, lung, heart, or stomach. See your doctor for a more thorough history, physical exam and further evaluation. If you sleep on your stomach you could have a neck strain that radiates pain to the chest or arm. Get checked out just to make sure. ...Read more

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Causes of pain in testicles?

Causes of pain in testicles?

Various: Acute severe pain in the testis might be testis torsion & an emergency. Severe pain of fairly rapid onset & relieved by gently lifting scrotum on that side could be epididymitis requiring antibiotics. Dull ache could be due to varicocele or hydrocele. Pain can be related to sexual stimulation without ejaculation. Suggest see a urologist if there is any doubt. ...Read more

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What causes severe pain below the breast bone in the middle?

What causes severe pain below the breast bone in the middle?

Xyphodynia: That's a painful process involving the cartilage below the sternum. See a pain anesthesiologist. Get your pcp to refer you. ...Read more

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What would cause soreness in the back of left leg above calf in the crease no other symptoms?

What would cause soreness in the back of left leg above calf in the crease no other symptoms?

Tendon/baker's cyst: There are several things that can cause pain behind the knee. The most common are muscle or tendon strains or a Baker's cyst. The good news is that they are treated pretty much the same way with ice, rest, compression and elevation. If you have this pain with calf or ankle swelling you need US to rule out DVT but if it just behind the knee then the problem will usually resolve in time. ...Read more

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What causes pain and some swelling in the lower right front of my neck?

What causes pain and some swelling in the lower right front of my neck?

Many things: Could be taut muscle band or muscle spasm called a tender point or a trigger point. This could also be a tender lymph node, especially if you were recently sick. Other things could be a boil or a lipoma. If it is bothering you and does not resolve, see your doctor for further evaluation. ...Read more

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Causes of non painful, immovable lumps to the right of navel in female?

Causes of non painful, immovable lumps to the right of navel in female?

Lumps: If the mass is just below the skin it is likely that they are lipomas, calcified fat deposits, which are benign. Though should be evaluated by your family doctor. These can be easily removed for definitive diagnosis and/or causing discomfort or aesthetically displeasing. ...Read more

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Pain in pit of stomach and left side symptoms of what?

Not enough info: Depending on abdominal exam, it could be gastritis/ulcers or something else. Its hard to know otherwise without knowingn what makes the pain worse, whether you have any change in your bowel habits, bloating, or other symptoms. Feel free to consult us so we can help you further. Good luck! ...Read more

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What could cause pain in the bone in the middle of breast?

What could cause pain in the bone in the middle of breast?

Costochondritis: Costochondritis is a painful inflammation of the cartilage in your ribcage or sternum. Rest and regular use of NSAIDs such as Advil (ibuprofen) or Motrin for a few days is generally first line treatment plan. ...Read more

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Sharp pain in left armpit area, left side of chest, and upper part of breast for an hour and a half? Started in armpit area. Sort of short of breath

Injury, Clot risk?: If you have had blood clots in the past, seek evaluation immediately through the emergency room. If your breast feeding is complicated with pain or bleeding, call your physician for immediate counsel. If you injured your chest or the shortness of breath grows, er evaluation needed. Get going. ...Read more

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Sharp pain in bottom of breast sign of pregnancy?

Breast pain: Can occur with pregnancy (but i not sure that it would be specifically at the bottom of one breast). Breast pain is not diagnostic of pregnancy - please take a home pregnancy test if your period is late. ...Read more

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Possible cause of pain in left knee, when swelling only occurs under and to the bottom of knee cap, with heat present?

Possible cause of pain in left knee, when swelling only occurs under and to the bottom of knee cap, with heat present?

Tendonitis: tendonitis is common below the kneecap. Ice is good to decrease swelling. VMO exercises also helpful to prevent further issues. ...Read more

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What can be the cause of swelling and pain in the upper left side of my intestine?

What can be the cause of swelling and pain in the upper left side of my intestine?

Intestinal dilation: First you need imaging or surgical visualization to know your intestine is dilated. With this knowledge, these are possible causes, adhesion, partial obstruction, mass, telescoping, and some other surgical issues. Hope you are under doctor care. ...Read more

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What causes tenderness and swelling in mid back?

What causes tenderness and swelling in mid back?

Muscle spasms: When the muscles contract they will feel like a mass or swelling and if the spasms are frequent they can get sore. ...Read more

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What are the causes of constant breast tenderness and soreness?

What are the causes of constant breast tenderness and soreness?

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