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Is it normal for breast (1)to become swollen & tender with armpit cyst? My doctors refuse to drain them but they recur extremely often if they go away.

Is it normal for breast (1)to become swollen & tender with armpit cyst? My doctors refuse to drain them but they recur extremely often if they go away.

Perhaps see derm: Can't be certain from your description, but it sounds like you might have a dermatology condition called hydradenitis suppurituva, which involves recurrent cystic lesions in the armpits or groin or buttocks area. Depending on the diagnosis, there may be some medications or other treatment options available. Read more

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Why is one of my breasts swollen and sore?

Why is one of my breasts swollen and sore?

Breast sore: If only one breast is swollen and sore, see your doctor right away for a breast exam and possible mammogram and/or ultrasound. This could be a sign of breast cancer or infection. Read more

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21 yr old female, 22 monday. I'm freaking out because one of my breast is swollen, lumpy, & sore along with back pain on that same side.?

21 yr old female, 22 monday. I'm freaking out because one of my breast is swollen, lumpy, & sore along with back pain on that same side.?

Possibly serious: You need to see your doctor immediately. Sometimes this could be a bad infection but also a much more seious issue which you will need treatment for without delay. I cannot say this too strongly. Read more

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My friend is concerned she might have cancer. She feels tired, neck hurts and swollen lymph nodes under jaw and neck and breast. One ear canal is inflamed and back of skull on one side is sore. Her sinuses are clear. Dry throat but not sore.

My friend is concerned she might have cancer. She feels tired, neck hurts and swollen lymph nodes under jaw and neck and breast. One ear canal is inflamed and back of skull on one side is sore. Her sinuses are clear. Dry throat but not sore.

? cancer: While what you have described above looks like an infection. Anyone who is concerned that they may have cancer should go to be seen by their doctor. Even if its revealed to be an infection - its worth it for peace of mind Read more

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My breasts are extra swollen and sore.

My breasts are extra swollen and sore.

Hormonal: As women get into their late 40s, there are often hormonal swings due to fluctuations in ovarian function. This can cause persistent breast tenderness when previously the breast might have only been sore and swollen for a few days around the period time. Be sure you're up to date on mammogram and annual breast check with your gynecologist. Read more

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What can cause swollen, tender breasts?

What can cause swollen, tender breasts?

Fibrocystic changes: You could have fibrocystic changes. This is the most common cause of breast pain. It can be aggravated by caffeine, stress, menstrual cycle and hormonal supplements. If you are over 40, then you should have a mammogram and ultrasound. Please get evaluated by a breast specialist. Read more

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What to do for tender breasts that are swollen?

What to do for tender breasts that are swollen?

Fibrocystic changes: You could have fibrocystic changes. This is the most common cause of breast pain. It can be aggravated by caffeine, stress, menstrual cycle and hormonal supplements. If you are over 40, then you should have a mammogram and ultrasound. Please get evaluated by a breast specialist. Read more

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Swollen vs tender vs sore breasts? What's the difference?

Tender and sore: Are really the same thing - they're painful if touched. Swollen means that it's increased in size, but this might be non-tender or tender. Read more

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Why do my right breast feel so heavy, tender, painful and swollen-like?

Why do my right breast feel so heavy, tender, painful and swollen-like?

Congestion: Congestion of breast tissue brought on by hormonal influences around menstrual period is common, but usually affects both breasts equally. It still is likely to be the explanation in your case, but if symptoms don't resolve, consult your physician. Read more

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My right breast is really tender and seems to be bigger than my left. It has always been smaller but it seems almost swollen.?

My right breast is really tender and seems to be bigger than my left. It has always been smaller but it seems almost swollen.?

Go see your doctor: This is one of those situations where you really need to go see your family doc or obstetrician for an answer. You might have an infection or it might due to a cyst. Regardless, you need an exam to get proper diagnosis. Read more

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Why are my breasts sore and swollen?

Why are my breasts sore and swollen?

Breast pain: If sexually active, it could be that you're pregnant. Some women have breast pain before their period or if they skip ovulation. Birth control sometimes does this and lastly early fibrocystic breast changes may be starting. Read more

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Can breasts be swollen and tender for three weeks before a period?

Breast tenderness: As the hormones change throughout the menstrual cycle the breast prepare for pregnancy then relax and the cycle repeats. This is usually about a 2 week on-off type of cycle but some women have breast tenderness for longer pre menstrual times. This may be normal for you. Talk with your gynecologist about it. Read more

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Why might it be that my breasts get enormous, swollen, and tender two weeks before my period?

Why might it be that my breasts get enormous, swollen, and tender two weeks before my period?

Hormones: It's not well understood but has to do with how the glands in your breast react to the estrogen and Progesterone produced after ovulation. Some women may have a slight imbalance. Some breast may react more strongly to these hormones than others. Read more

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Breast been sore for three weeks and the aeorolas got bigger. My breast feel hard and swollen?

Breast been sore for three weeks and the aeorolas got bigger. My breast feel hard and swollen?

Hormonal: Hormones are very likely the cause. At 17 hormones can do crazy things. Give it a few weeks to resolve. If it persist see your Doctor. Read more