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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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Tingiling all over my body, breast pain, occasional nipple discharge pea size lump that itches in right armpit scared?

Tingiling all over my body, breast pain, occasional nipple discharge pea size lump that itches in right armpit scared?

Exam: I wuld advise a comprehensive physicial exam with bloodwork and urineanalysis. Have a breast examinatio and ultrasound for any discharge. ...Read more

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Yellow/orange crusting in both nipples,pain in breasts & occasional sharp pain behind nipples.With Symptoms in both breasts; can Paget's be ruled out?

Yellow/orange crusting in both nipples,pain in breasts & occasional sharp pain behind nipples.With Symptoms in both breasts; can Paget's be ruled out?

Not likely Paget's: Paget's disease of the nipple arises from a deeper breast cancer extending up to the nipple surface, so often presents in just one breast. Very very unlikely to have sudden simultaneous development of breast cancer with Paget's disease in both breasts. You should see a physician for proper diagnosis and treatment recommendations. ...Read more

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Constant breast pain, didn't change for a few months occasional nipple discharge what can be wrong?

Mastalgia: Some women just get pain in the breasts without any known cause. You should have an evaluation by a doctor to make sure there are no cysts or fibrous areas that could be causing the problem. Ibuprofen can help and so can Evening Primrose Oil. ...Read more

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What could cause breast pain in a lady of 37 years of age occasionally without a lump and without breastfeeding?

What could cause breast pain in a lady of 37 years of age occasionally without a lump and without breastfeeding?

Fibrocystic changes: Although you are not having a menstrual period, you are experiencing fibrocystic changes (especially if this occurs in both breasts). This is common. The pain can be aggravated by caffeine intake, hormone intake and stress. Decreasing all of these can help relieve the pain. Make sure you have had a mammogram and the results are negative. Become familiar with breast changes with breast self exam. ...Read more

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Breast pain with burning, feel movement in breast occasional yellow discharge, itching and prickly sensation all in right breast?

Breast pain with burning, feel movement in breast occasional yellow discharge, itching and prickly sensation all in right breast?

May be infection: All signs mentioned by you about right breast suggest that a lump in breast which could be due to infection .There may be collection of pus and yellow discharge is the result of that. you should see the doctor and get right breast examined and receive treatment soon ...Read more

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I have apparent blue veins on breast, sore nipples, and tender breast, occasional left bladder pain, tiredness, body aches, and some light headaches.

I have apparent blue veins on breast, sore nipples, and tender breast, occasional left bladder pain, tiredness, body aches, and some light headaches.

Lots of symptoms: This is quite a long list of symptoms in a variety of different body systems. The list of possible causes and recommending testing would be beyond the scope of a short brief answer. Consider scheduling a HEALTHTAP virtual visit with a doctor in your state who can help guide you through each symptom one by one. ...Read more

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I have chest and breast pain, someone help, what to do?

Medical evaluation: Should help to determine the cause. A treatment plan can't be developed without knowing more about the source of the pain. ...Read more

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How can I tell the whether I am having chest or breast pain? I'm having a hard time distinguishing.

How can I tell the whether I am having chest or breast pain? I'm having a hard time distinguishing.

See your doctor: They can be difficult to distinguish. See your doctor for a thorough physical and evaluation. ...Read more

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Is breast pain called mastalgia?

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Is breast pain called mastalgia?

Breast pain: Yes. Also, mammalgia or mastodynia.

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Can a pinched nerve cause breast pain?

Can a pinched nerve cause breast pain?

Yes: If the fourth thoracic nerve root is involved, then the breast pain can be a symptom. ...Read more

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Is breast pain normal during menopause?

Is breast pain normal during menopause?

Yes: In the months/yrs leading up to menopause (the end of menstrual periods) our hormones fluctuate to higher highs and lower lows than they did when we were younger. These surges of estrogen can cause breast fullness and tenderness. Seek medical care if pain persists past a few days each month, or if pain is one sided. Get mammograms as recommended (yearly after age 40). ...Read more

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