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Is Stinging And Pain In Your Breast A Sign Of Cancer
It can be.: Most people who i see in my practice for evaluation of breast pain do not have cancer. Nevertheless, breast cancer can cause pain, and any new symptom that persists warrants clinical evaluation. I recommend that you schedule an office visit with your primary care physician or gynecologist. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Typically not: Pimples are usually not a sign. Most cancers are either detected during self breast exams as a "lump", or on mammogram when they are too small to feel. One type of breast cancer, Inflammatory breast cancer, CAN present with skin changes called Peau d'orange (dimpling of the skin that looks like an orange peel) It can also cause nipple retraction. If you have these symptoms see your doctor ASAP. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Fam. History of brst cancer. No lumps on self exam, but green/pus colored discharge when expressed.On/off pain in both breasts. Culd be sign of cancer?
Pain: Breast pain is mastodynia or mastalgia. It is very common in women & usually related to monthly hormonal changes or from hormone medications. It is common in fibrocystic breast condition. Need to be sure there is no cancer. Many sites list treatments of low fat diet, etc. See your gynecologist for treatment discussion. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Unlikely : Pain is usually not the presenting symptom of breast cancer - unless the cancer is advanced and growing through the skin. Breast cancer mostly presents as a palpable lump or a mammographic finding. See your md for a good history and physical. Ultrasound, mammogram , or MRI could be indicated if there is a suspicious finding. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I i have got a pain under my arm extend in canals to under my breast..sometimes i have got a pain in my arm..is it a sign for smothing like a cancer?
A sign of something.: Of course, any pain is a sign of something. Diseases have symptoms, like pain, cough, vomiting. Many diseases share symptoms. In your case, you're pretty young for most cancers. If the pain hurts only with movement it is likely related to your muscles. But we don't have enough info to give you a better idea. See a doc and have an exam and any appropriate testing. Or try Healthtap Prime. ...Read more
Not usually: A particular or focal area of pain should be investigated with mammogram and/or sonogram, but breast pain all over is usually fibrocystic/hormonal pain. Breast cancer is usually a painless, hard, non-movable lump. Anytime you are concerned about changes in your breast, consult your doctor to see if additional testing is needed. ...Read more
Probably not: But nobody at health tap can give you a "virtual exam" you should visit your gyn or family doc and let him/her determine what to do next based on your history, your family, and your physical findings. ...Read more
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