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My Right Breast Aches
Pain right hand side of my chest, roughly below or behind breast.Most time feels like a dull ache but when breathe deep/cough/laugh etc its sharp?
Pleuritic chest pain: Is what you are describing. A common cause is a viral or bacterial lung infection but here are other conditions that can be more serious. A lung infection is reason enough to seek medical attention. ...Read more
The whole of my right side feels stiff especially the under armpit area when I lift my hand. The right breast aches sometimes too. What cold be the re?
Depends on timing: Many women experience breast fullness/tenderness associated with menstrual cycles (your period). If you have periodic tenderness that is then better for weeks at a time, this might be the cause. I assume you are neither pregnant nor breastfeeding. Those could also cause this. If you have persistent tenderness in one area and have not been injured, it may be a good idea to have it checked at md. ...Read more
Fibrocystic: The breast is largely glands and fatty tissue. The glands respond to hormone changes and can form small cysts. These can be painful and usually come and go with the periods. Reducing caffeine consumption may lesson the tenderness as well as taking 400-800 iu of vitamin e. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Depends on cause.: Infectious mastitis (and the pain associated with it) resolves as the infection is treated with antibiotics. However, some mastitis is hormone-related and occurs each and every month with menstrual cycles, or can occur when oral contraceptives (hormones) are changed. Recurrent mastitis can aslo be seen in breast feeding mothers, which is a combination of the two issues above. Every woman is unique. ...Read more
Healing: Depends on factors of size of abscess, means of treatment such as an open wound, how long it takes to heal, if the infection tries to recur, any medical factors such as diabetes, etc. It may take several days to a few weeks. If it is not improving as you feel it should be, contact your doctor for an examination. ...Read more
I have been having breast aches for about 3 days, and I also have been stressed for a week. Can stress cause breast pain? Is this normal to have?
Get a bra fitting: Would encourage you to go in person to a specialty bra store. Up to 85% of American women are wearing incorrect bra size. The professionals at a specialty bra store can ensure that you have the correct band and cup size as well the best design to fit your need. You will also be taught how to properly settle your breasts into the bra. It is worth the effort. ...Read more
I have aneurysm. My aort is 39mm.
I have breast ache at left
And i use nexivol 5mg and cibardex 5/6,25?
Around my left breast aches frequentley. Sometimes on my right one too. Around the back and underneath and middle under the skin. What could it be?
Too many options: This could be normal if the pain is cyclic and pre-menstrual. Or it could be cysts, fibrocystic changes, muscle or rib pain, a poorly fitted bra, just to name a few. You could check for lumps, or nipple discharge and try to figure out if the pain is related to your cycle or some activity. Pain that persists usually warrants a doctor's visit. ...Read more
Yes-but..: It can also be premenstrual.Get a more detailed answer ›