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Does Breast Pain Mean Cancer
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
I get breast pain the 2 weeks before my period, worse pain in the right one, plus it itches sometimes. Does that mean breast cancer?
Heart problems: If breast pain cannot be reproduced by pushing on the chest, and especially if it occurs/gets worse after exercise or walking up stairs, the problem may be your heart. Tell your doctor about these symptoms. If you have breast pain with sweating, nausea, arm pain or a feeling of pressure or tightness in your chest, go to the closest er or call an ambulance. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I'm in my early 20's and have had breast pain on the underside of my left breast for about a month. Is it cancer? What could it be?
Cancer is unlikely: Cancer is unlikely in your age group and rarely hurts. It could be a poorly fitted bra or some other irritant. Are you doing regular self exams? If so, do you feel anything different? It is most likely trauma. You could have some fibrocystic change which is benign and doesn't increase the risk of cancer but does cause pain usually in the 2nd half of the cycle and is made worse with caffeine. ...Read more
Unlikely: At 27 breast cancer is not likely diagnosis , at your age breast ca is rare, most likely you have fibrocystic diseases which is associated sometimes with pain . Please see your doctor after examination & tests will tell you what it is and gives you mental relief. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
If I have breast pain and heaviness for about 2 weeks then nothing for about 6 months, then it does it again, what are chances of breast cancer?
Not Br Cancer: The presence of a malignant lesion of the breast is never associated with heaviness and pain following which symptoms subside. Malignancies progress as well as symptoms. The effect of hormones on the breast at age 31 are usually associated with swelling of the milk ducts and breast pain as well as heaviness. At age 31, evaluation is by physical exam and sono, not mammography until age 35. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I've had intermittent breast pain for 2 days. . Should i be concerned about cancer? It's in one breast kind of in the middle. Period just ended.
I've also noticed no changes to my health or any breast pain since this lump has appeared on my right breast. Is this cancer?
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