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I have been having chest pain under my left boob it hurts when i breathe but worse when i bend over & it hurts so bad that i cry... What do is it?

I have been having chest pain under my left boob it hurts when i breathe but worse when i bend over & it hurts so bad that i cry... What do is it?

See your doctor: Your symptoms may be signs of something significantly wrong. One cannot tell without a complete history, physical and possible lab/imaging tests. Follow with your doctor as soon as you can. Things that can cause pains in chest include heartburn, pneumonia, heart attacks, or blood clots. ...Read more

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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My right boob hurts but I don't know what it means?

My right boob hurts but I don't know what it means?

Breast exam: Anytime one notices a new mass, pain, skin change or 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 other causes ...Read more

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For a while now my right boob hurts when i lay on it to the point where I have to turn over. It has also been shrinking a lot. Please help!

For a while now my right boob hurts when i lay on it to the point where I have to turn over. It has also been shrinking a lot. Please help!

Mastodynia: Pain in one breast can be from a variety of different things including infection, cyst or tumor. Infection is usually associated with other symptoms such as redness or discharge. Tumors can be associated with dimpling or retraction of a part of the breast. This is not usually associated with shrinkage overall of the breast. You should have this checked. ...Read more

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My tattoo on my boob hurts. What could be wrong with it?

My tattoo on my boob hurts. What could be wrong with it?

The breast has: tender tissue. It isn't uncommon to experience pain in area of new tatoo. If read, warm, swollen, with ^ed tenderness, pus-like drainage or red streaks - get med eval to rule out infection. Take care. ...Read more

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Boob hurts with sore and sensitive nipples? Any other causes besides pregnancy?

Boob hurts with sore and sensitive nipples? Any other causes besides pregnancy?

Fibrocystc: The most common cause of breast tenderness is due to fibrocystic changes in the breast. The breast has many glandular components and these glands can form small cysts that come and go, but can be very painful. One solution is to avoid as much caffeine as possible as this can intensify the symptoms. ...Read more

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24s old - sharp pain under left breast pain under left side under rib hurts and sharp pain about belly button?

24s old - sharp pain under left breast pain under left side under rib hurts and sharp pain about belly button?

Pains: If you can see your primary doctor within a day that should be OK. If there is any delay please have someone take you to the nearest Emergency facility. You will be examined and labs etc. may be ordered. The Emergency team will keep an eye on you and also discuss your issue(s) with your doctor. All should go well - please keep me informed. ...Read more

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Can left kidney hydronephrosis cause upper left abdominal pain (right under the breast. Pain feels dull and cramp like. Hurts if pressed on.

Possible: It depends on the degree of hydronephrosis. In case of severe hydronephrosis I believe that you can experience abdominal pain. However the kidney structure is behind the peritoneum also known as retroperitoneum so the symptoms may present with abdominal pain or even back pain ...Read more

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Im 19, suffer sever left breast pain with a large vain that goes through boob and branch vains to nipple i hve been referd to breast clinic what mean?

Im 19, suffer sever left breast pain with a large vain that goes through boob and branch vains to nipple i hve been referd to breast clinic what mean?

Variety of issues: Women with larger breasts often times have visible large visible veins. This may or may not be the cause of your breast pain. However, at age 19 it is unlikely anything serious. They probably sent you to breast clinic to see if this is fibrocystic breast changes or mastodynia (breast pain). ...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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I have breast pain only in the left breast?

Breast pain: Pain in one breast could be related to a cyst or a fibroadenoma. It could also be due to trauma. Breast cancer would not be a frequent reason for breast pain. Exercise with a bra that is lacking in support is also a possible cause. Your physician can better advise after evaluation. ...Read more

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What could be the cause of my left breast pain?

What could be the cause of my left breast pain?

Fibrocystic changes: You could have fibrocystic changes. This is the most common cause of breast pain. It can be aggravated by caffeine, stress, menstrual cycle and hormonal supplements. If you are over 40, then you should have a mammogram and ultrasound. Please get evaluated by a breast specialist. ...Read more

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What could be wrong if my left breast pain.. Any suggestions as to what it might be?

What could be wrong if my left breast pain.. Any suggestions as to what it might be?

Don't know: Causes of breast pain can include cysts, prior surgery, trauma, medications (oral contraceptives, infertility tx, SSRI's), large breast size, premenstrual syndrome, ovulation, period & pregnancy. Your Dr can help determine the cause. ...Read more

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I'm in my early 20's and have had breast pain on the underside of my left breast for about a month. Is it cancer? What could it be?

I'm in my early 20's and have had breast pain on the underside of my left breast for about a month. Is it cancer? What could it be?

Cancer is unlikely: Cancer is unlikely in your age group and rarely hurts. It could be a poorly fitted bra or some other irritant. Are you doing regular self exams? If so, do you feel anything different? It is most likely trauma. You could have some fibrocystic change which is benign and doesn't increase the risk of cancer but does cause pain usually in the 2nd half of the cycle and is made worse with caffeine. ...Read more

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What can cause left breast pain?

What can cause left breast pain?

Breast pain: Causes of breast pain can include cysts, prior surgery, trauma, medications (oral contraceptives, infertility tx, SSRI's), large breast size, premenstrual syndrome, ovulation, period & pregnancy. Your Dr can help determine the cause. ...Read more

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53 year old male with left breast pain.

53 year old male with left breast pain.

See a Doctor: Any male with breast pain must see a doctor. Some times, one can have rib tenderness in the location of the breast and not worrisome at all. Even though male breast cancer is rare, it does occur. So, it is best to see a doctor. ...Read more