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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


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I've been ttc after a mc in june. Ovarian cyst was discovered. Im 2 days late mild cramps on the left side,slight breast pain &constipated. Help?

I've been ttc after a mc in june. Ovarian cyst was discovered. Im 2 days late mild cramps on the left side,slight breast pain &constipated. Help?

Ovarian cyst ?: If your cycles are regular, and "two days late" is unusual, but the "mild cramps and breast pain" may just be an oncoming period. Obtain a serum HCG pregnancy test (accurate) if no period in the next few days. ...Read more

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I am having intermittent chest pain on my left side. Underneath my left breast. Pain is pretty sharp. Could this be my heart?

I am having intermittent chest pain on my left side. Underneath my left breast. Pain is pretty sharp. Could this be my heart?

Chest pain: Among the many possible causes of chest pain are inflammation of muscles or cartilage, reflux of stomach contents, lung disease and heart disease, the latter two including blood clot in the lung and heart attack. Best to see your doctor for complete examination. Sudden onset of chest pain warrants emergency evaluation. ...Read more

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Intermittent left side sternum and left breast pain. Sharp short pain. No other symptoms. Cannot be reproduced. Muscular? Cardiac? Esophagus?

Commonly: I see breast pain patients that turn out to have costochondritis. This is inflammation of the rib joint at the sternum. But you need to have an exam to determine the origin of the pain. ...Read more

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Got chest and one left breast side got pain? When i breath caught little pain between my keft breath also chest too

Need clarification: I apologize, your question is not entirely clear to me. Are you describing pain in your chest and side when you take a deep breath? Were you recently injured in that area? Have you had any other symptoms such as fever or coughing? ...Read more

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What to do if my hubby for three days has been complaining about chest/breast pain. left side. last night the pain started ?

Chest pains: There are many possible causes for a chest pains like lung problems, muscle pain and gastrointestinal problems. Regardless, chest pain with shoulders pains, is always a red flag and visit to a PCP and cardiologist is warranted. ...Read more

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Hi doc now I have been having some pain on my left side breast and now the pain is getting to my back on the same side and its a sharp pain have no is?

See below: These are symptoms that could be potentially serious. Yous should discuss these with your physician. He/she will thotoughly evaluate you and let you know what's going on. ...Read more