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Dull Ache Above Left Breast Should I Try A New Bra Before Seeing Doctor
I've had a pain in my breast for two weeks that feels like a sore, burning pain under my nipple when i make certain movements. See doctor or wait?
No mass?: If you cannot feel any swelling or mass in your breast, and it is just a pain, then i would probably wait until you've finished your next period, and if it's still there at that point, i'd see a doctor. If you feel a mass, or if there are any visible skin changes, see a doctor now. ...Read more
Yes: A good primary md will be able to obtain a full history and examine you and determine what studies you may need or which specialist you may need to see. Many causes of your symptoms are common(muscle strain, gas pain, gall stones, reflux, etc). Other causes are more worrisome (heart pain). Only with a good history and physical will an md be able to help you differentiate serious from less so. ...Read more
Should I go to emergency room? I have paIn a few Inches below shoulder blade on right side for over a week. Very tIred. Kidney Issue?
Here are some ...: To ER? Probably not since you have endured it for almost 10 days, but you should seek professional evaluation with more detailed history review + proper physical exams + tests as needed as soon as possible to get a regular appointment from your PCP. Of course, if developing fever and becoming acutely ill, go to ER right away; but you may contact urgent care or ER for confirmation. ...Read more
I have a cramping sensation under left breast and pain above left collar bone. When should I see the doctor. I woke up this way. Only when inhaling.
I started getting chest pain above my left breast recently. It's a constant dull pain that often becomes a sharp pain. Should I ignore or be seen?
Chest pain needs to: be evaluated by your doc. It MAY be simple muscle tightness or something more but a doc needs to make that determinations. The presentation of cardiac issues w/women is different from that of men so please don't look on the net or talk to well meaning folks because it may be mis-information. Peace and good health. ...Read more
Pain in upper left abdomen worse after eating, should I see my doctor now or can I wait a day or two? Female, 40, overweight, non drinker
Depends on severity: If its bad get attention today.Get a more detailed answer ›
I have pain in shoulder and scapula continuously for 2 weeks. Only right side. Bothering when I try to sleep. Should I go to take massage or see a doc?
I have a sharp pain under my left breast. I can feel a lump where the pain is, but nothing under the right breast. Please could you advise me?
See you doc: Cancers are not typically painful or symptomatic. There are breast conditions that affect to skin of the nipple, like paget's disease which can be symptomatic. ...Read more
Breast and arm pit pain hi i've been having pain in my left breat and underarm for quite some time. I've had a breast exam, an ultrasound, and a mammogram. They see nothing. Sometimes its a stabbing feeling and sometimes a constant ache. I am large breas
Common problem: Fibrocystic disease/changes is very common in women. This is most often seen during the menstrual cycle. Breast feel lumpy and painful which is caused by cyst formation (fluid filled areas) due to hormonal changes. Some women may have these changes without being on their menstrual cycle. Caffeine may cuase the cysts to be overactive resulting in pain. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Should i go to the ER tomorrow or wait to make an appointment to see a doctor on monday? I've been experiencing sharp, stabbing pains in my lower right abdomen area that comes and goes for about a month. Seems to be getting more severe over time. Navel pa
I get a painful sharp sensation in my lower abdomen whenever I role over in bed or sneeze. It has been happening for a month. Should I be concerned?
Pain intermittent for 5 months under right shoulder in back, doesn't hurt at rest, i'm a hairdresser for a living, ibuforen helps! should I be concerned?
Varies: There are many potential causes, many of them are quite benign, but you may want to be seen just to make sure it is not something serious. A pulmonary embolus, although not terribly common, can cause similar complaints and is potentially life threatening. More common causes would be pluerisy, pneumonia, periscapular bursitis, and a thoracic radiculopathy. An exam can usually tell the cause. ...Read more
I would like to ask if I should be concerned about an odd breathing issue and added dull chest pain on upper left quadrant.
Have had dull ache near left testicle for 3 days. I found a small (rice size) hard lump on testicle. Should I go to ER or try Dr on Mon? What wrong?
Here are some...: I assumed the rice-sized hard lump is a hyperactive sebaceous gland on the sac and the ache is in the sac also. Without further info on history and physicals, it's hard to deduce definitive answer, but to sort the related things out can be done by following instructions described in http://formefirst.com/eNewsletter06.html; thereby you gain much insight to work with doc so to reach right Dx for RX ...Read more
I am having left upper side, right shoulder front has a lump or something on it and a cough and cold will not go away. Please help me?
COPD and complic.: With your history of Alpha 1 antitrypsin deficiency i would be concerned about any swelling or lumps, could indicate a lymph node reacting to a deeper right lung infection or something on the lung lining. I would seek medical attention to make sure an underlying pneumonia is not present. ...Read more