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Dr. Liesa Harte Dr. Harte
Family Medicine
25 years in practice
University of Texas Medical School at San Antonio
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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


Dr. Amrita Dosanjh Dr. Dosanjh
Pediatrics - Pulmonology
32 years in practice
UC San Diego School of Medicine
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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

Dr. Budi Bahureksa Dr. Bahureksa
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
27 years in practice
Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences College of Osteopathic Medicine
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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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Dr. Andrew Germanovich Dr. Germanovich
Pain Management
9 years in practice
Midwestern University Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine
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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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Dr. Mathew Chengot Dr. Chengot
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
39 years in practice
University of Kerala, Kottayam Medical College
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Sore and heavy feeling joints, tingling in head, chest wall pain, frequent burping, headaches, frequent urination?

Infection: Please check out with the physician .You probably have an infection of urinary track. ...Read more

Dr. Richard Tholen Dr. Tholen
Surgery - Plastics
37 years in practice
University of Kansas School of Medicine
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How long does breast tenderness associated with mastitis last?

How long does breast tenderness associated with mastitis last?

Depends on cause!: Infectious mastitis (and the pain associated with it) resolves as the infection is treated with antibiotics. However, some mastitis is hormone-related and occurs each and every month with menstrual cycles, or can occur when oral contraceptives (hormones) are changed. Recurrent mastitis can aslo be seen in breast feeding mothers, which is a combination of the two issues above. Every woman is unique. ...Read more

Dr. Richard Tholen Dr. Tholen
Surgery - Plastics
37 years in practice
University of Kansas School of Medicine
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How long does breast tenderness associated with breast abscess last?

How long does breast tenderness associated with breast abscess last?

Until treated & gone: A breast abscess may require surgical drainage as well as antibiotics (antibiotics alone don't always work, especially for abscess, and even less for large abscess). Even after drained and effectively treated, there will still be swelling and inflammation from the infection, dependent on the severity and length of time it went untreated. Could be weeks to a few months, worse with menstrual cycles. ...Read more

Dr. Jeff Livingston Dr. Livingston
Obstetrics & Gynecology
18 years in practice
University of Texas Southwestern Medical School at Dallas
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How long will the postinor 2 side effects last? i mean breast tenderness.

How long will the postinor 2 side effects last?
i mean breast tenderness.

Not typical : breast tenderness is not a typical side effect of this medicine. The presence of breast tenderness May be coincidental ...Read more

Dr. Peter Baumann Dr. Baumann
Obstetrics & Gynecology
2017 years in practice
Albert-Ludwigs-University of Freiburg Faculty of Medicine
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How long will the postinor 2 side effects last? i mean breast tenderness.

How long will the postinor 2 side effects last?
i mean breast tenderness.

Pregnancy test: Breast tenderness may be a side effect of postinor, but it can also be a sign of pregnancy, that is the postinor may not have worked. The most important thing to worry about at this time is a pregnancy test. ...Read more

Dr. Yvette Westford Dr. Westford
Obstetrics & Gynecology
16 years in practice
Ross University School of Medicine
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A little bit of breast tenderness 2 weeks before period. On birth control for longer than 3 months. Normal last period. Normal?

A little bit of breast tenderness 2 weeks before period. On birth control for longer than 3 months. Normal last period. Normal?

Yes: Since you are not ovulating, the timing of the breast tenderness could be anytime. It is not unusual however. Try decreasing your caffeine intake, increasing Vitamin E, wearing sports bra and applying cold compresses if tenderness increases. ...Read more

Dr. Ronald Krauser Dr. Krauser
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology
48 years in practice
Wake Forest University School of Medicine
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Dr. Maritza Baez Dr. Baez
Family Medicine
13 years in practice
University at Buffalo, The State University of New York School of Medicine & Biomedical Sciences
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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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Dr. Jeff Livingston Dr. Livingston
Obstetrics & Gynecology
18 years in practice
University of Texas Southwestern Medical School at Dallas
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For how long breast tenderness will remain after having hCG injection?

Varies: That is going to vary from person to person. There is no standard time. ...Read more

Dr. Heidi Fowler Dr. Fowler
Psychiatry
21 years in practice
Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences F. Edward Hebert School of Medicine
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How long after conception can you experience breast tenderness?

How long after conception can you experience breast tenderness?

Classic pregnancy: symptoms don't usually begin until you have actually missed your period or thereafter. Take care. ...Read more

Dr. Gerard Honore Dr. Honore
Fertility Medicine
25 years in practice
Wake Forest University School of Medicine
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How long after breast tenderness does your period begin?

How long after breast tenderness does your period begin?

Varies: It varies alot in individual women, anywhere from a few days to a week. Breasts swelling +/- tenderness is very common around menstruation; swelling and bloating is usually lowest right after your period is done. ...Read more

Dr. Jeffrey Levine Dr. Levine
Family Medicine
27 years in practice
Mount Sinai School of Medicine
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Miscarriage in January 2015 but now I no longer get breast tenderness before period is this a sign of a problem?

Miscarriage in January 2015 but now I no longer get breast tenderness before period is this a sign of a problem?

No: It is not uncommon for woman to have hormonal changes following a pregnancy, even if/when it ends in a miscarriage. if you are still having regular menstrual cycles, then it is likely you are ovulating normally. If you want to get pregnant again, start prenatal vitamins now. If not, see your dr to discuss contraceptive options. Take Care! ...Read more

Dr. Rebecca Gliksman Dr. Gliksman
Internal Medicine
34 years in practice
Washington University School of Medicine
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Dr. Wayne Ingram Dr. Ingram
Obstetrics & Gynecology
years in practice
Wayne State University School of Medicine
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My breast don't hurt when I touch them but I keep getting random pains?? Could this be breast tenderness? Got my period on time last month

My breast don't hurt when I touch them but I keep getting random pains??  Could this be breast tenderness? Got my period on time last month

End of cycle random?: If the breast pains are occurring at the end of your cycle before the period starts, this could be a normal response to breast swelling and turgidity. ...Read more

Dr. Yun Tran Dr. Tran
Family Medicine
12 years in practice
University of Texas Southwestern Medical School at Dallas
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Dr. Imad Khreim
152 doctors shared insights

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
470 doctors shared insights

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