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What is it when my left breast has a severe burning sensation in it and a knot? What could this be? It feels like a hot poker is being stabbed into br

What is it when my left breast has a severe burning sensation in it and a knot? What could this be? It feels like a hot poker is being stabbed into br

Breast knot: Your symptoms warrant immediate evaluation with your physician. You could be dealing with some sort of inflammatory process or a mass (tumor). Contact your doctor to plan diagnostic testing and therapy. Hope your feel better soon. ...Read more

Dr. Ejiro Isiorho
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Burning Sensation (Definition)

A burning sensation can be descriptive of nerve pain, some variations of migraine, and even central brain problems after a stroke. Have heard this said associated with phantom limb syndrome, reflex sympatheric dystrophy, and trigeminal neuralgia. Other patients might say ...Read more


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What is the cause of burning sensation in breast and chest?

What is the cause of burning sensation in breast and chest?

Reflux and: Zoster are two things that come to mind. Good luck! ...Read more

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Burning sensation inside right breast?

Burning sensation inside right breast?

See your MD: If this is not the last week of your menstrual cycle when hormonal changes can produce the "burning" sensation then please see your md for evaluation. ...Read more

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What causes a burning sensation under the breast?

What causes a burning sensation under the breast?

Burning sensation: Usually there is no definite abnormality of the breast itself to account for a burning sensation. Check to make sure you have no skin irritation under the breast. If the sensation persists, a mammogram and breast ultrasound can be performed. ...Read more

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My chest & breast have like a burning sensation, what can it be?

My chest & breast have like a burning sensation, what can it be?

Female ; Chest Pain: In a man I would caution patience, but in a female I would advise you to get to the er tonight. Chest pain and such symptoms in a female can prove to be a very significant risk for a heart attack. Please get to the nearest emergency room. ...Read more

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Pain in between breast worse as I lay down a little burning sensation?

Pain in between breast worse as I lay down a little burning sensation?

Possibly GERD: Could be reflux of stomach acid into the esophagus. This area has no protective lining like the stomach has, so damage can rapidly ensue. See your doctor for evaluation of these symptoms. ...Read more

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Every so often I would have a burning sensation in my right breast what could it be?

Every so often I would have a burning sensation in my right breast what could it be?

Mastalgia: Breast discomfort can occur at various times during your period, or cyclically and it can worsen with increased consumption of caffeine or chocolate ...Read more

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Two questions my wife has a burning sensation in one of her breasts. She says like white burining. My son is 22 he has a lump like attached to the his?

Two questions my wife has a burning sensation in one of her breasts. She says like white burining. My son is 22 he has a lump like attached to the his?

Separate Questions: Please separate the questions. We are limited in answer space and two questions make it even harder to answer.

Also, add some more information, such as where in the breast (nipple, all over), rash or masses associated, etc

for your son, were is the lump attached, painful? ...Read more

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What can cause a burning sensation on my left breast?

What can cause a burning sensation on my left breast?

Several things: These symptoms need to be fully and thoroughly evaluated by your physician who can then explain them to you and discuss with you what's best. ...Read more

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Help please? What is causing the burning sensation in my left breast?

Help please? What is causing the burning sensation in my left breast?

Radiculopathy: It is possible that the pain could represent irritation to a nerve root in the spine causing radiating pain to the breast. If the pain is accompanied by a rash in the area, it may be a case of shingles. It is also possible to have pain from trauma to the area. A physical exam and more detailed history would help in sorting through the various possible causes. ...Read more

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My husband has a burning sensation under his left breast. What could it be??

My husband has a burning sensation under his left breast. What could it be??

Gastric or Heart: It could be indigestion, ulcer, or a cardiac problem. A MD visit will sort out the answer if it continues. ...Read more

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Help! I have burning sensation underneath my left breast. What does it mean?

Help! I have burning sensation underneath my left breast. What does it mean?

Burning sensation: Usually a burning sensation is not serious. There is rarely an abnormality of the breast that accounts for this sensation. Check to make sure there are no skin abnormalities under the breast. ...Read more

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Burning sensation in one breast after two hours of exercise with no bra? 18 years old.

Burning sensation in one breast after two hours of exercise with no bra? 18 years old.

BREAST pain: Too much exercise without wearing bra. You probably need support that is why you have painful breast. ...Read more

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I am a 33 year old male and I am experiencing a burning sensation above my right breast area almost like sunburn on the outside and inside. I do get h?

I am a 33 year old male and I am experiencing a burning sensation above my right breast area almost like sunburn on the outside and inside. I do get h?

Gynecomastia?: If you have a lump behind your nipple, it is probably gynecomastia. This is development of breast tissue in a male and it is often tender. If you don't have a lump, I would watch it for awhile and see if it goes away on its own. Sometimes shingles will start that way, but shingles are more common in older people. ...Read more

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Is it normal for my breast to have a burning sensation at almost 30weeks pregnant?

Is it normal for my breast to have a burning sensation at almost 30weeks pregnant?

Breast pain: Please clarify: is it radiating from your back into your breasts? ...Read more

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I had a lumpectomy a month ago and my breast feels like I have a burning sensation in it?

I had a lumpectomy a month ago and my breast feels like I have a burning sensation in it?

Still in: Post operative period, so it is probably just healing pain. If it is red or hard, or if you have fever or chills, see your surgeon because it could be delayed infection or bleeding. Otherwise, apply heat, rest, and wait for full healing. I hope the lump was benign. ...Read more

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I have a burning sensation on my skin above my right breast areas almost like a sunburn feeling?

I have a burning sensation on my skin above my right breast areas almost like a sunburn feeling?

See your doctor: This is a problem that requires a face-to-face meeting with your doctor. In that meeting, your doctor will listen to you, perform a throrough examination and possibly order labs or other tests. Based on this information, he/she will be able to tell you what's wrong and what to do about it. ...Read more

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Burning sensation in my right breast, just at the boarder near the sternum. Facing me, it would be at the 1 to 3 on the clock. What causes this?

Burning sensation in my right breast, just at the boarder near the sternum. Facing me, it would be at the 1 to 3 on the clock. What causes this?

?: Dear, it is impossible to tell based on your description. Many musculoskeletal, skin, or neuropathic conditions can cause these funky, hard to describe pains in different areas. Breast cancer (which is what most would be worried about) seems unlikely but even then, it is impossible to say much without an exam. Visit your doc to get examined and of course, faithfully do your screenings. Best 2U. ...Read more

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I have a burning sensation at the side of my breast I'm a little concerned please help I haven't seen any lumps or swelling just this annoying pain?

I have a burning sensation at the side of my breast I'm a little concerned please help I haven't seen any lumps or swelling just this annoying pain?

Not to worry: The breast is like other parts and you may occasionally feel pain. If you don't see any redness or experience warmth in area. Many times it is related to hormonal changes in your cycle. It could also be related to alcohol Bday other types of food drink consumption. If persistent over 2cycles then you may check with your doctor. ...Read more

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Started having pain/burning sensation in my upper left back for a few days now and now I feel it under my left breast. On a scale of 10 pain is a 3/4?

Started having pain/burning sensation in my upper left back for a few days now and now I feel it under my left breast. On a scale of 10 pain is a 3/4?

Requires exam and: Testing. This sounds like neuritis, a nerve inflammation due to many causes: viral infection, nerve compression, and overuse or trauma are leading causes. You may need nerve conduction studies and a neurology consultation. ...Read more

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Hi. My upper ribs right underneath my breast line keeps giving me a burning sensation, along with random sharp pain that seem to be a bit deep Inside?

Hi. My upper ribs right underneath my breast line keeps giving me a burning sensation, along with random sharp pain that seem to be a bit deep Inside?

Under rib pain: Seems like you might have reflux, especially if on left or gallbladder if on right. Try some Maalox and see if it helps. Would also check for H pylori. Which is a bug that causes reflux/gastritis and needs antibiotics. Follow up with doctor urgent care ...Read more

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Burning sensation in right nipple, which has shrunk. No pain in breast. What could this be?

See a doctor: You need to have this examined by a professional asap. Do not ignore. May be very treatable diagnosed early. ...Read more

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Can a dislocated rib cause a burning sensation in the breast?

Can a dislocated rib cause a burning sensation in the breast?

It could, but...: True rib dislocations are caused by high energy trauma, not bad posture, muscle spasm, or ctd. There are some health professionals that reportedly manipulate dislocated ribs back in place, however, anatomically the joint bet. Rib and vertebrae is so rigid that the dislocation/relocation process is a trauma/surgery relationship. See your ob/gyn or pcp for an exam and to discuss other causes ; tx. ...Read more

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If you drink 7 sodas a day can that cause your right breast to ache with a burning sensation?

If you drink 7 sodas a day can that cause your right breast to ache with a burning sensation?

Bad idea!: Recent studies suggest that taking a great deal of artificial sweetener can cause a range of symptoms reduce or stop your intake and see the effect. ...Read more