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My left breast is sore to touch, its been that way for a month?

My left breast is sore to touch, its been that way for a month?

Need more info: Male or female? Gynecomastia can be a tender breast swelling in males, usually resolves with time, and would be best to see a doctor for an examination. Breast tenderness in women not uncommon from fibrocystic conditions, and can become worse during the menstrual cycle. ...Read more

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My left breast feels sore. What are some common causes of that?

My left breast feels sore. What are some common causes of that?

Evalu8 breast pain: Au breast pain should be ecvaluated by your physician with a history, physical and possible diagnostic imaging. There are a variety of causes, mostly benign, but some require needle aspiration or a biopsy for a definitive diagnosis. ...Read more

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Off and on tingling pain in my left breast and sore like nipple what can cause this?

Off and on tingling pain in my left breast and sore like nipple what can cause this?

Variety: Sensations like this are sometimes related to menstrual changes. If there is any unusual skin redness or nipple discharge this would be worrisome for an infection of the milk duct. If the discomfort persists, you should see your doctor for an exam and possibly an ultrasound. Keep notes about when the pain started, and what factors make it better or worse. ...Read more

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I think i may be pregnant but my period isn't due until the 17-19th. My left breast is sore but the other is fine. Is that normal in early pregnancy?

I think i may be pregnant but my period isn't due until the 17-19th. My left breast is sore but the other is fine. Is that normal in early pregnancy?

No: Serum pregnancy test would not show that you are pregnant till couple more days.Usually both breasts are sore , may be one more than others with pregnancy. ...Read more

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My left breast is sore, im 22, not pregnant not on period not on borth control, my grandmother died of breast cancer at 60, how do I check for it/what could be wrong?

My left breast is sore, im 22, not pregnant not on period not on borth control, my grandmother died of breast cancer at 60, how do I check for it/what could be wrong?

Not to worry: Breast pain may be a sign of cancer, however, breast pain is far more commonly due to benign processes. Cyclic changes in hormone levels are a common cause of breast pain. If this persists beyond a few cycles, i suggest you see your gyne for a breast exam. Having a 60 yr old g'mother w/breast cancer should not change your risks & at age 20 your chance of cancer is 1in a million. ...Read more

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I have dull ach under my left breast bone.Sore for two weeks after my husband and i had sex. Woke up toi it does feel better when i put pressure ribs?

I have  dull ach under my left breast bone.Sore for two weeks after my husband and i had sex. Woke up toi it does feel better when i put pressure ribs?

Chest wall strain: This most likely due to muscle strain in your chest wall. If you have no restrictions, take Ibuprofen and use heat and ice to the area for relief. See your pcp or gyn if pain is not resolved in a day or two. ...Read more

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Woke up with my left breast swollen and sore the nipple is twice the size it should be?

Woke up with my left breast swollen and sore the nipple is twice the size it should be?

Boils : are caused by an infection that occurs in the hair follicles. The best way to get rid of boils is an antibacterial soap which will get rid of all the bacteria. If the condition still persist after 7 days visit your physician for the evaluation. ...Read more

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Its the 2nd week my left breast has been sore/ little swollen my cycle is suppose to be here in several days i've also had irregular periods any info?

Its the 2nd week my left breast has been sore/ little swollen my cycle is suppose to be here in several days i've also had irregular periods any info?

Needs further eval: Usually if there is a hormonal issue then both breasts should be involved, and not just one side. It is likely nothing serious, but the fact that it is only one breast makes me a bit concerned. See your doctor for an exam. ...Read more