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Muscle Pain Above Left Breast
I have been stung by an insect. The wound has dried but am getting muscle pain. It is under my left breast and left shoulder back side,?
It is a body tissue that has the ability to contract. It shortens and generates force. It relaxes and returns to its original length. Muscles move joints, stabilize the body, move air and food through the organs, act as valves for bladder, bowel and other organs. They control movement of the eyes. They help us express ourselves by changing the shape of our ...Read more
My left breast has been sore close to my underarm pit. The dull "muscle" ache has then spread. No sharp pain but dull. Now both my Breasts are aching.
My left shoulder has pain in the muscles. My left axilla stinks like bo. Bad bo. Left breast is full. More than right?
Infection?: Perhaps you have an infection, either cellulitis or abscess, leading to fullness, pain, and possibly malodorous body odor. Only way to figure out what's going on is to go see your Family Doc for evaluation. Speculation won't help. In meantime, you can apply warm compresses to area to focus body's immune system. Some pus pockets can drain on their own so don't be alarmed if that happens. ...Read more
I've been having a pain on the top of my left breast I don't know if its muscles or my heart. Hurts when small amount of preassure is applied?
Off and on pain over top of left breast towards center. Don't have tight pec muscles cause I stretch them regularly as I work out. Annoying pain?
A simple question is if your bra is too tight.
Also if you do a self exam do you feel a lump as there is a chance you have a small cyst that gets irritated. ...Read more
Having a sharp pain in my left breast that only happens when I am leaning over, could it be a pulled muscle?
17yo Asian. Did 1st self breast check, found 3cm thick hard strip of sth from bottom to left side of left breast. Is it muscle or sth more serious?
May be rib: It would be very unlikely that you would have something serious at 17. The most likely thing that fits your description is a rib. Any time you wonder about a finding, check the other side. If you find the same thing there, it is probably normal. Hope this helps. ...Read more
Last few days, my left breast, deep down inside, in the pec muscle area has been itching & appln pressure only seems to help (temp). No other symptoms?
Unusual for muscle: Itch in body. You should discuss this with your doctor to see what may be causing it that might be revealed by physical exam. Usually, itching occurs on the skin level, and not down deep into the pectoral muscle. Do get a 2nd opinion, especially if you are showing signs of hives, wheals, or swelling that will need further work up. ...Read more
I am experiencing pain on the left side of my rib cage right under my left breast, so far it hasn't stopped for two days, I haven't done anything physical in order to pull a muscle, what should I do?
Yes: Absolutely. They also contribute to enlargement of the male breast which can be permanent. Consider stopping. ...Read more
It Could be related: To stomach problem gerd.Gastroesophageal reflux disease (gerd) is a chronic digestive disease that occurs when stomach acid or, occasionally, bile flows back (refluxes) into your food pipe (esophagus). The backwash of acid irritates the lining of your esophagus and causes gerd signs and symptoms. Thank you. ...Read more
I have some unconfortable sensation under my left breast that spread to my arm and to my neck muscles what does this mean?
Confusion: Left sided chest pain is complicated. Everyone thinks about heart disease and woman are twice as likely to get a heart attack. But could be lots and lots of things. Gas, muscle strain, infection, trauma, cervical disc disease or a combination of these. Worrying about it will make it worse so get it checked out for your peace of mind. ...Read more
It just felt like a painless muscle spasm behind my left breast. It lasted just a second but set off panic. Possibly anything dangerous?
See that you suffer: From anxiety disorder. It may have been a muscle spasm since your pecs are deep to the breasts. It sounds like it only lasted a second - so you are most likely fine. If you can find a quiet place - do so. Breath in slowly ; deeply through your nostrils. Fill your lungs with air (but not to the point of discomfort). Hold for a count of five then slowly begin to exhale through an open mouth. Repeat. ...Read more
Muscle knot feeling left side of back near shoulder blade, frequent burping, weird feeling in left breast in same area what could this be?
Specialist will help: It all makes sense except for the "frequent burping", however a variety of strain patterns of the back can produce a visceral-somatic response. See a musculoskeletal specialist, usually a doctor of osteopathic medicine (D.O.) that specializes in omm (osteopathic manual medicine) or nmm (neuromuscular medicine) with a sports medicine background. They'll also weed out unusual causes like zoster. ...Read more
I'm a 38yr old female & for 2weeks I've been having pain in my left arm & the muscles in my arm twitch, with some pain above my left breast.
Left chest pain: If the pain is not relieved by regular doses of over the counter pain meds, see you primary care physician. ...Read more
I have been dealing with, for over a year, a tinglng feeling under my skin of my left breast. I also feel a tighting of muscles underneath in lung?
Slight pain under left breast where ribs are strarting while pregnant; breathing getting slightly difficult but feels like the muscle is tired inside.
I suddenly got an excruciating pain in my left breast, sharp like my muscle is being squeezed. Deep breaths and moving certain ways bring it back. Er?
Yes: Any excruciating pain of unknown cause has to be evaluated. It could all be muscle or costochondritis but I can't tell from your history. Women on contraceptive pills and who smoke are at higher risk for blood clots and there is a condition of lung collapse during periods (catamenial). From your short history, it is just impossible to make a diagnosis and you said severe or excruciating. ...Read more
Hello, I have this light purple spot in my left breast, near my nipple, and I also feel muscle tightening some times a day out of nowhere in that area?
Exam: You must be examined and the skin lesion evaluated and observed. This sounds like a small hemangioma: a benign accumulation of capillaries under the skin; however, diagnosis depends on direct observation and cannot be done online. The breast/chest pain must be evaluated by a breast exam. ...Read more
I have been having an on and off sharp minor pain in upper right portion of left breast. Could this be a pulled muscle?
Yes: Yes it could be a pulled muscle but I would advise you to see your doctor to figure this out. ...Read more
I have been having pain much like a muscle being caught in my ribcage about 3 inches under my left breast. What does this sound like?
Many possibilities: Depending on age, medical condition, activities, it could be many things. Muscle strain, even with "minor" trauma could do this. A cracked rib is possible. Rarely it could be referred pain from the neck or mid back. If it worsens or continues, see your primary provider for an assessment. ...Read more
Near & around my left breast there seems to be contraction of a muscle for few seconds & disappears. It comes & goes. What could be wrong? Thanks
Muscle spasms: Sounds like muscle spasms. See you doctor if worsens ...Read more
I have a pain under my left breast, it's painful to the touch and hurts when I flex my abdomen muscles and when I move certain ways. What is this?
I did a home breast examination and felt a lump, not really sure if it's my muscle or a lump but it hurts what should I do and it's on the left breast?
My left breast just started twitching um muscle spasm or something more serious? I could see the twitching
Probably not serious:
This is likely a fasciculation, localized muscle twitching which is usually not serious, esp. If it happens rarely. It can be related to deficiencies of calcium, potassium and esp. magnesium, so supplementing with magnesium, esp. As mag. Taurate or glycinate is worth considering- see http://drcarolyndean. Com/magnesium_miracle/
Stress may also contribute to fasciculations. ...Read more
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