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My right breast hurts on one side?

My right breast hurts on one side?

Breast pain sources: Since this is on one side, make sure that there was not breast trauma by "bumping into a car door" for example. Make sure that there is no "lump" by self-examination and if so go directly to the md-( do not pass go). ...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 breast hurts whenever i'm doing gym or it hurts rarely. But it goes away. Is it normal?

My right breast hurts whenever i'm doing gym or it hurts rarely. But it goes away. Is it normal?

YES: It is normal to have pain to any part of the chest and abdomen including muscle and ribs after exercises that is very normal. ...Read more

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For the past year, the side of my right breast hurts at the base of the breast, what could it be?

For the past year, the side of my right breast hurts at the base of the breast, what could it be?

Fibrocystic Disease: Most likely it is fibrocystic disease. But if you are 40 years of age you need your mammogram. If you are younger to see your ob/gyn or your pcp and get an ultrasound. Fibrocystic disease can be misserable. ...Read more

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I'm 21What does it mean When my right breast hurts randomly, i don't wear bras to see if it makes a diff Can someone explain this to me I'm scared plz?

I'm 21What does it mean When my right breast hurts randomly, i don't wear bras to see if it makes a diff Can someone explain this to me I'm scared plz?

Suggest exam: Breast pain is well known to occur due to hormonal fluctuations within the cycle. Pains may not be as random as you think. Start marking days on the calendar for the painful breast. Is it the entire breast, nipple, or areolar region? Pain on left? Redness, swelling? Discharges? Write it all for 1 month & take it to your doctor. An exam is important along with this info. Family Health History? ...Read more

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When I am worried or stressed my right breast hurts a lots what causes this I am 55 years old and in good health, black female

When I am worried or stressed my right breast hurts a lots what causes this I am 55 years old and in good health, black female

Fibrocystic changes: You can see some of my other responses to fibrocystic changes/fibrocystic breast disease/breast pain. When you get "stressed", you release more of your normal female hormones which cause cystic changes and pain in the breast. Decrease stress (it is not good for your heart or blood pressue either-can cause stroke). Find ways to relax, laugh and do something fun! you'll be even healthier! ...Read more

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My right breast hurts severely especially when I breastfeed on it, why?

My right breast hurts severely especially when I breastfeed on it, why?

Frequency, mastitis.: Soreness might be due to doing it too long, or from use of a pump. But apparently the main issue is mastitis, or inflammation of the breasts. This can be from not improper technique of breastfeeding, or from not doing it early enough. Puerperal mastitis can be from infectious inflammation and abscess caused by pathogens like staph. Aureus, strep., and e. Coli. Feeding more often can even help. ...Read more

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My right breast hurts when palpating, the pain is mild and their is a small mass, doesn't feel like a lump. What can it be?

My right breast hurts when palpating, the pain is mild and their is a small mass, doesn't feel like a lump. What can it be?

Cyst most likely : Given your age, this is likely a breast cyst which can come and go with your cycle. If this does not resolve with your menses, see your doctor. ...Read more

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My right breast hurts when rubbed up against clothing.. I had a mammo and it was negative?

Need details: What part of the breast? Pain with just brushing against something, or firm pressure? How bad is the pain? Is it constant, or does it come and go? How long does it last? Any nipple discharge? Do you have any palpable lumps? Do you drink caffeine? If so, have you tried stopping it? All of these things are important to know and will be helpful when you talk to your doctor about it. ...Read more