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My right breast is swelling. Should I have told coach I got hit?

My right breast is swelling. Should I have told coach I got hit?

No: Tell the doctor. Don't let the coach know you're injured until you know the severity because it might result in less playing time. ...Read more

Dr. David Schleimer
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Swelling (Definition)

Swelling is the enlargement of organs, skin, or other body parts. It is caused by a buildup of fluid in the tissues. The extra fluid can lead to a rapid increase in weight over a short period of time (days to weeks). Swelling can occur all over the body (generalized) or only in one part ...Read more


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Sharp stabbing pain left side of chest 1-2 ribs below breast. Started yesterday. Noticed some small swelling today that is sensitive to touch. Hurts to breathe, raise left arm, bend, twist, cough, laugh. 36 y/o male. Was driving when it hit suddenly and

Sharp stabbing pain left side of chest 1-2 ribs below breast. Started yesterday. Noticed some small swelling today that is sensitive to touch. Hurts to breathe, raise left arm, bend, twist, cough, laugh. 36 y/o male. Was driving when it hit suddenly and

Go see ur FamilyDoc: Sensitivity to touch makes me think of zoster/shingles (http://goo. Gl/TaqS6s). Without that, I think of pleurisy which could due to pneumonia. Perhaps you overdid one of your upper body exercise routines (although this shouldn't usually cause pleurisy or painful breathing). Bottom line, you need to see your Family Doc for complete & thorough evaluation. ...Read more

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My right breast is swelling rapidly. It is hot to the touch. Should I go to the er mammo and US this week lump found undetermined benign or malignant?

My right breast is swelling rapidly. It is hot to the touch. Should I go to the er mammo and US this week lump found undetermined benign or malignant?

Needs Medical check: Any swelling of the breast requires a medical consultation and examination as soon as possible. ER is not a good place to seek attention unless you have fever (implies infection). Any lump in the breast or the armpit requires biopsy to determine the cause unless it appears to be infection in which case antibiotics would be used first and biopsy done only after the infection has been treated adequ ...Read more

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Does having cll cause swelling and pain in one male breast?

Not really.: This would be very unusual. My advice is to be seen by your doctor to figure out what the issue might be. ...Read more

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Breast augmentation swelling. How long is this supposed to last?

Breast augmentation swelling. How long is this supposed to last?

Decreases in stages: Swelling usually occurs during the first 24-48 hours stabilizing after 72 and decreasing thereafter. Therefore improvements will be seen in stages typically notable at 4 days, then 7-10 ds, then 3 wks, then 3 mos and usually stable at 9 mos. This is related to initial periods of inflammation, followed by fibrosis, & scar maturation with tissue creep/expansion and associated with shape/size changes. ...Read more

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My breast is leaking with heavy pain and swelling. It's never happened before help?

My breast is leaking with heavy pain and swelling. It's never happened before help?

Breast leaking: Breast discharge can be caused by multiple reasons. When pain, redness and swelling are associated it could be caused by an infection or an inflammation, but also other problems could be associated. It is very important to get evaluated by your pcp or gyn provider as soon as possible whatever the cause of this problem might be. It is definitely a problem that needs to be taken care of promptly. ...Read more

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I have a small painful lump on my right breast, that is now swelling. What should I do?

I have a small painful lump on my right breast, that is now swelling. What should I do?

Breast Lumps: Breast lumps can be caused by infection, scar tissue, benign cysts, benign tumors and by cancerous tumors. There are other less common causes as well. You need to see your primary care physician to determine if mammography, breast ultrasound, breast biopsy or referral to a specialist is indicated. ...Read more

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Pain in breasts & underarms. Discomfort in underarms esp. During periods. Intermittent pain in either breast like a twinge. Some swelling is felt.?

Pain in breasts & underarms. Discomfort in underarms esp. During periods. Intermittent pain in either breast like a twinge. Some swelling is felt.?

Breast pain: This is likely that the breast tissue has extended into the armpit. Have the doctor exam you while you have the discomfort and swelling. S/he can confirm this probability. ...Read more

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Why does post surgical breast reduction swelling go up and down so much?

Why does post surgical breast reduction swelling go up and down so much?

Surgery interference: Surgery may interfere with normal processes of fluid drainage and may cause restrictions or limitations in the ways the body's normally treats swelling. Inflammation in the initial post operative period causes marked swelling which can be followed by scar tissue formation that produces swelling lasting 6-9 months. Abnormal or one sided swelling should be evaluated by your surgeon. ...Read more

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Is swelling a symptom of breast cancer?

Is swelling a symptom of breast cancer?

Not specifically: Breast swelling is not a specific sign or symptom of breast cancer. A breast mass may give the appearance of swelling depending on the size of the mass. Inflammatory breast cancer can cause breast swelling without an obvious mass. ...Read more

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Pls can ovulation cause breast swelling?

Pls can ovulation cause breast swelling?

That is possible.: Breast soreness can occur due to stretching from increased fluid retention. Breast pain can occur in conjunction w premenstrual syndrome, ovulation, your period, pregnancy, hormone imbalance or use of oral contraceptives. ...Read more

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Can breast cancer cause pain swelling in both breasts?

Not usually: Pain in both breasts is usually benign, but like anything else, should be checked out if it persistent. ...Read more

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Breast inflammation swelling while lactating. Who do I call?

Breast inflammation swelling while lactating. Who do I call?

Lactation nurse: Mos t hospitals or gynecologists office will have a lactation consultant available to answer your questions but if not ask your gynecologist or their nurse practitioner. ...Read more

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Swelling in my left armpit soft not hard but pains a lot...now the left breast also pains?

Swelling in my left armpit soft not hard but pains a lot...now the left breast also pains?

See your doctor: Any swelling under armpit that lasts longer than 2-3 weeks should be checked by your doctor. ...Read more

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Irregular monthly period timing. Now me feel pain in breast and swelling also. Urine is stinky.

Irregular monthly period timing. Now me feel pain in breast and swelling also. Urine is stinky.

Go to a doctor: For a urine pregnancy test and a urine test for infection. If both negative, you may need to be on some oral contraceptives to regulate your period again. Some women get early ovarian failure which is kind of like early menopause. Please get yourself to a GYN or family doctor right away. ...Read more