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Fibroadenoma or breast cancer - symptoms weight loss, itchy breast, abscess, breast pain fatigue ?

Fibroadenoma or breast cancer - symptoms weight loss, itchy breast, abscess, breast pain fatigue ?

Breast cancer: Most breast cancers present as a painless lump within the breast. Your description of itchy painful breast would be an unusual presentation. Some advanced cases can present with skin involvement that can look like orange peel with redness. See you doctor for an exam, probably time for a mammogram as well. Best of luck. ...Read more

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Are tender breasts a symptom of breast cancer?

Are tender breasts a symptom of breast cancer?

Pain not specific: Breast pain is not specific for breast cancer. Many time breast cancer is not painful at all. Breast pain could be indicative of almost anything - abscess, cyst, mastitis, muscle strain... See your doctor to be evaluated properly. ...Read more

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Breast pain and nipple discharge. Are these symptoms of breast cancer?

Breast pain and nipple discharge. Are these symptoms of breast cancer?

Not usually: Breast pain and nipple discharge are infrequently signs of cancer. Pain may be related to fibrocystic changes or perhaps infection or inflammation. Nipple discharge may be due to a intraductal papilloma, a benign tumor within the duct system (usually near the nipple). You should have a physical exam, and possibly ultrasound to determine the cause of your symptoms. ...Read more

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Are there symptoms with male breast enlargement?

Are there symptoms with male breast enlargement?

Symptoms male breast: Male breast enlargement, or as we call it gynecomastia.Young men and teenagers get embarassed with large breasts.They are called and feel freaks, breast pain can happen frequently, some diseases and medications can cause gynecomastia.Anabolic steroids, tagamet, aldactone, (spironolactone) casodexand several other medicines. ...Read more

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How come ovarian cysts cause breast tenderness?

How come ovarian cysts cause breast tenderness?

Breast tenderness: Ovarian cysts do not directly cause breast tenderness. Hormone/cycle changes can cause both breast tenderness and ovarian cysts. ...Read more

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Fibrocystic breast disease and severe mastodynia..Unbearable ?

Fibrocystic breast disease and severe mastodynia..Unbearable
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Mammogram first: The first step is an exam by your doctor and a mammogram to rule out life threatening problems. If in fact you do have only fibrocystic breast disease there are a variety of options. Tylenol, (acetaminophen) Motrin can help some. Vitamin e supplements may help. Primrose oil has been reported to help. Birth control pills can help too to normalize hormone levels. ...Read more

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Can ovarian cysts cause breast tenderness?

Can ovarian cysts cause breast tenderness?

Yes, estrogen+status: An ovarian cyst can create a large amount of circulating estrogen which can cause breast swelling and tenderness. ...Read more

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Pregnancy symptom: sandpaper ovarian cyst ?

Pregnancy symptom: sandpaper ovarian cyst ?

What?: 'sandpaper' ovarian cyst is not a clear indication of what you are experiencing. If you are sexually active, and are having discomfort on one side or the other, then a pregnancy test is very important! ...Read more

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Have bilateral breast tenderness for six months. Getting ultrasound and mammogram. Is breast cancer the primary concern with these symptoms.

Have bilateral breast tenderness for six months.  Getting ultrasound and mammogram.  Is breast cancer the primary concern with these symptoms.

More like Gynecomast: Breast cancer is typically not tender and is not likely to be bilateral in a male patient(does happen in female breast cancer but it is very rare). ...Read more

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Can a thickened endometrium and no production of progesterone give you slight symptoms that mimic pregnancy? Ie: tender breasts, nausea, bloating

Can a thickened endometrium and no production of progesterone give you slight symptoms that mimic pregnancy? Ie: tender breasts, nausea, bloating

Maybe: A lack of Progesterone can be dangerous and a precursor to uterine cancer. You need both to make a menstrual cycle work and prevent over-exposure to estroegn. Make sure you discuss this with your doctor. But yes, not having a period can produce the symptoms you describe. ...Read more

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What causes inflammed milk ducts; not breast feeding ; lumps in chest and r/breast. ?

What causes inflammed milk ducts; not breast feeding ; lumps in chest and r/breast. ?

Worrisome: Becca, this can be a number of things. It can be inflamed milk ducts if you have been pregnant or have breastfed in the last year. Infection can cause this, as can lymphedema (blocked lymph glands causing fluid to build up). A blood clot in a vein in your chest or arm can cause this. Last, certain breast cancers appear like this, so please see a doctor as soon as possible! ...Read more

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Scans showed cysts in breast and focal fibrocystic change. Is fibrocystic change linked to breast cancer in anyway? Breasts aren't painful or tender.

Scans showed cysts in breast and focal fibrocystic change. Is fibrocystic change linked to breast cancer in anyway? Breasts aren't painful or tender.

NO: Fibrocystic breasts as they are now called(not F.C.disease,bc it is not a dse)occur in 50% of women betweenages 25 % 50. Thet are not precancerous unless something called "atypia"shows under the microscope. However,if any new "lump"is felt you need to get checked by your doctor. Hope this answers your question. ...Read more

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Would fibrocystic breasts have physical changes?

Would fibrocystic breasts have physical changes?

Lumps and pain: The breasts will often feel lumpy and tender, enen when not on your period. It is important to perform monthly breast self exam. ...Read more

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What are symptoms of cystic fibrosis?

What are symptoms of cystic fibrosis?

Cough, poor growth: Common symptoms of cystic fibrosis include cough, wheeze, recurrent lung infections, poor growth, foul smelling stools, salty sweat, clubbing, and rectal prolapse. The more symptoms the greater the chance of having cystic fibrosis. Most infants today are diagnosed by newborn screening for CF before they develop any symptoms and early therapy can minimize disease symptoms. ...Read more