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I have pain in my left breast when I cough or take a deep breath. What can cause this.

I have pain in my left breast when I cough or take a deep breath. What can cause this.

Pleuritic pain: Sounds like pleuritic pain, if it persists you should seek medical help. inflammation of lung lining can cause this and there are various things that can present this way. ...Read more

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I had a mammogram done and they told me that in my right breast that I have a nodule that is solid and compacted...But I have pain in my left breast?

I had a mammogram done and they told me that in my right breast that I have a nodule that is solid and compacted...But I have pain in my left breast?

Breast nodule: You will probably need at least a breast sonogram to further evaluate the nodule. Based on the mammographic/sonographic features, the radiologist will assess the probability that it could be cancer, and this will determine whether short interval follow up or biopsy is appropriate. ...Read more

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I have pain in my left breast, closer to the armpit. Could this be from drinking to much caffeine, or stressed?

I have pain in my left breast, closer to the armpit. Could this be from drinking to much caffeine, or stressed?

Have it checked: While we know that stress and driking too much coffee can make your fibrocystic breasts sore.But they do not cause the fibrocystic breasts you should have it checked by your doctor or gynecologist if the pain is persisting. ...Read more

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What to do if I have pain in my left breast to the right of my nipple. any ideas?

What to do if I have pain in my left breast to the right of my nipple. any ideas?

Breast pain.: This can't be diagnosed with the information that is available. A history, physical examination & other studies may be needed to determine cause/causes. ...Read more

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I have pain in my left breast that hurts when I press down a little bit on it, nipple is more purple, and my breast is more sensitive should go in?

I have pain in my left breast that hurts when I press down a little bit on it, nipple is more purple, and my breast is more sensitive should go in?

Breast exam: Anytime one notices a new mass, lump, bump or skin change in the breast it is very important to have this evaluated by a doctor who can help determine if any work up or testing is needed. Breast pain can be from hormonal changes, weight changes, dietary changes, cysts, changes in exercise patterns, ill fitting bras and others. ...Read more

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Had breast implants 6yr ago and I have pain in my left breast.I have a 1yr old and i carry her on that side.Can it be from that or should I be worried?

Could be from that: It could be from that.Try to change the position of carrying baby on the other side and if pain does not go away than get it checked by your doctor. ...Read more

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If I have pain in my left breast armpit and around my shoulder blade, could it be breast cancer?

If I have pain in my left breast armpit and around my shoulder blade, could it be breast cancer?

Unlikely : In general.. No.. Breast cancer is typically a painless palpable lump or it's a mammographical painless finding. Inflammatory breast cancer is an aggressive variant that can be painful as it involves the skin. Advanced cancer that has grown into the skin or chest wall can also be painful. See your physician for a good history and physical. A mammogram or ultrasound could be indicated. ...Read more

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If I have pain in my left breast armpit and around to my shoulder blade. Could it be breast cancer?

If I have pain in my left breast armpit and around to my shoulder blade. Could it be breast cancer?

Probably not: Would need to see a doctor for an examination, but pain is not a common symptom of breast cancer. Painless firm breast mass is more common. Breast and axillary pain can be from inflammation or muscle pains. See a doctor for an examination. ...Read more

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I have pain in my left breast and don't know why it is painful and very tender i feel it hardening in one particular spot it's not muscular or caridio problem the ER refuses to help me they just sent me home i also have had nipple discharge but it's clear

I have pain in my left breast and don't know why it is painful and very tender i feel it hardening in one particular spot it's not muscular or caridio problem the ER refuses to help me they just sent me home i also have had nipple discharge but it's clear

Breast specialist: You should see your primary care or gynecologist who can refer you to a breast specialist. This is not a problem that can be managed in the emergency room. Look up fibrocystic changes in some of my other posts, it will help prepare you for your doctors visit. ...Read more

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