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Needle Like Pain In Breast
Likely: If symptoms for the next week and/or changes are noted on breast, follow up with ob/gyn asap. ...Read more
Hi doc, I'm experiencing a burning and a needle like pain under my left breast, what'll be the cause and how do I treat it?
Please see your gyn: And let your gyn determine the cause and the proper treatment, could be many reasons. ...Read more
What may cause the chronic upper left back pain that feels heavy with sharp needle like pain in the left chest/breast when stretching?
Pinched Nerve: Sounds like you have a pinched nerve in your back. I would suggest seeing a pain/spine specialist to evaluate you further to evaluate what level and what can be done to treat you. There are interventional treatments besides medications and surgeries that might reduce or eliminate the pain altogether. ...Read more
Having needle like pain in middle of right breast for a few weeks. 42, premenopausal symptoms, not pregnant and use biodentical hormone cream.
When I nurse my baby, I get a tingly sensation in my breasts, almost like pins and needles. It goes away after a few seconds. What is that?
What does it mean when your breast is blowded and it has pian like soar or it feels like there are needles pinching?
POSSIBLE INFECTION: If a unilateral breast(single) is swollen and in pain with pins and needles in the nipple or the breast, acute mastisi or infection of the breast tissue mat be the cuase and should be checked soon. If breast feeding it still could be and infection but soacking in warm water may relase the milk and pressure in that case. Moinitor for fever and redness. ...Read more
Just recently sharp pain like a bunch of needles when I take my bra off and also the breast feels like it is swealing at the same time?
Yes: Needle biopsies are performed on many body parts. See radiologyinfo. Org. ...Read more
Dr used 18 gauge core needle u/s guided biopsy for 5 mm breast lesion. 4 samples were obtained. What does that mean?
Breast biopsy: The "18 gauge" refers to the diameter of the core biopsy obtained (a lower number is a thicker biopsy). The "4" refers to the number of tissue samples obtained of the 5 mm. Lesion that was presumably identified by imaging. Assuming the pathology results correlate with the imaging findings, you and your care providers should feel comfortable that they are addressing the lesion appropriately. ...Read more
Dr used 18 gauge needle for breast core biopsy because lesion was small(4x7mm). Results were benign. Does this make sense?
Sure,,: This just means you've had a breast biopsy that yielded benign tissue from this lesion indicating that it is of a benign type of lesion. You can discuss with your doctor what you want to do next, like take it out depending on where in your breast it's located. The Best if luck. ...Read more
Are 4 samples using an 18 gauge core needle for 4mm breast lesion sufficient? Came back benign breast tissue with lactational change. Concordant.
Yes, if it: Was performed by a properly trained specialist. It sounds like you had one, if you had 4 samples for a 4 mm lesion. ...Read more
What should I do when my breast feels like there are needles in them before, during, and after breastfeeding?
OB should assess: May be infection of nipple or breast tissue. An OB should take look. ...Read more
Many things: Cysts, tension on supportive ligaments, infection, other masses, etc... Symptoms need to be mapped closely. Get as much family history as you can and follow up with pcp or ob/gyn asap. Supportive measures such as decreased caffeine intake and support bras can sometimes be helpful. ...Read more
Are u/s guided core needle biopsies accurate for suspicious breast areas? How often do they miss and get normal tissue instead of the area of concern?
Yes: They are very accurate in hands of a competent breast radiologist. If there is a discrepant result between the pathologist's finding and the radiologists impression, it should likely be rebiopsied or at the very least closely followed. ...Read more