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I have chest wall pain, and it goes to my breast--what could be causing this?

I have chest wall pain, and it goes to my breast--what could be causing this?

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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Dr. Regina Hampton
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Breast Tenderness (Definition)

Your breasts may provide the first signs to you that you are pregnant. Women's breasts often get extremely tender and begin increasing in size very early in pregnancy. These changes are preparing you for breastfeeding. The size may increase throughout the first 3 months of pregnancy. It is important to wear a bra that fits and supports your breasts throughout your pregnancy. Your nipples and areolas (the darker skin around the nipples) will darken early in pregnancy. By weeks 12-14, you may start leaking colostrum from your breasts. Colostrum is a fluid made up of water, proteins, minerals, and antibodies that you will feed your baby for the first few days ...Read more


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I'm 6dpo today and have had breast tenderness since 1dpo that radiates to my back and chest.it worst when I wakeup.iv never had it b4.do I need help?

I'm 6dpo today and have had breast tenderness since 1dpo that radiates to my back and chest.it worst when I wakeup.iv never had it b4.do I need help?

Depends on procedure: Done whether its normal post op finding or not. What procedure was done? Let us know? You listed 3 previous ones, and that you're on Metformin. What is your medical, OB/ GYN, fertility history too? ...Read more

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I had read topical Minoxidil 5% causes side effect of Breast Tenderness.Of late,I feel my chests have little bulged.Why is this so&how it can be cured?

I had read topical Minoxidil 5% causes side effect of Breast Tenderness.Of late,I feel my chests have little bulged.Why is this so&how it can be cured?

Usually oral dosing: An uncommon or rare side effect of oral minoxidil is breast tenderness in both males and females. This is usually associated with the oral form of minoxidil, rather than the topical form for hair loss. This should be discussed with your physician as this side effect must be weighed against the benefits of the medication. ...Read more

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Could fatty liver that is borderline enlarged cause chest wall pain or rib pain? I am aching in my right kidney area and sore when you push. No UTI or kidney problems

Could fatty liver that is borderline enlarged cause chest wall pain or rib pain? I am aching in my right kidney area and sore when you push. No UTI or kidney problems

No: Fatty liver does not usually cause enlargement -- if your liver is enlarged you need to be evaluated for other cause such as subacute alcoholic hepatitis or others -- and the pain in the right flank may also be caused by other musculoskeletal problem. ...Read more

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Iv'e had upper back and chest wall pain for a month.When i lay down they hurt more.When pressing my chest it feels sore and painfull. What can it be?

Costochondritis or: Rib dysfunction or back misalignment. Best therapy is exercise. Read this http://www.Basicspine.Com/conditions-procedures/pain-management/slipped-rib-syndrome.Html. ...Read more

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What can having bad chest pains and tender breasts mean?

What can having bad chest pains and tender breasts mean?

Heart or breast: Chest pain can be a sign of heart disease and needs immediate evaluation. The breast pain is most likely 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 your doctor. ...Read more

Dr. Imad Khreim
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Chest Wall Pain (Definition)

Chest wall pain is a type of chest pain that is most commonly harmless. It is often caused by costochondritis, or an inflammation of the cartilage that connects the ribs to the sternum, or by a muscle injury to the muscles of the chest wall. It should be distinguished from other, more dangerous, types of chest ...Read more