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Breast Pain (Definition)

Breast pain is common. It is typically experienced during the menstrual period. Pain can range from mild tenderness, burning, dull ache, sharp or stabbing. It can be experienced in 1 or both breasts. Fibrocystic changes is the most common cause of breast pain. Hormonal medications (birth control, hormones) can cause pain as well. Infection ...Read more


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Chest wall pain on7/5, developed bad cold like symptoms on7/6, developed stiff/sore neck today. Accidentally inhaled firework smoke on7/4. ER visit???

Chest wall pain on7/5, developed bad cold like symptoms on7/6, developed stiff/sore neck today. Accidentally inhaled firework smoke on7/4. ER visit???

Mgt: If you are having difficulty breathing, I would suggest being seen. There may be irritation and inflammatory changes in the airway. You should be evaluated. The stiffness of your neck is probably muscular but warrants an exam. ...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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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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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

Dr. Imad Khreim
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Chest Wall Pain (Definition)

Chest wall pain is a type of non-cardiac pain that usually describes pain that is reproducible by palpation. It can be costochondritis, muscle pain or potentially pleurisy (which ...Read more


Dr. Regina Hampton
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Breast Tenderness (Definition)

Usually intermittent breast tenderness is due to fibrocystic changes (glands) in the breast, There are other causes, like pregnancy, so these should be ...Read more