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One of my breasts is swollen and tender. It's been like this for over a month so it's not related to my cycle. The other breast is fine. I'm 25.?

One of my breasts is swollen and tender. It's been like this for over a month so it's not related to my cycle. The other breast is fine. I'm 25.?

Breast swelling/pain: There are many causes of breast swelling and pain. See your doctor this week for an exam and further evaluation. ...Read more

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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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Period is 5 days late, fingers are swollen, face is breaking out, breasts are sore, naseous & tired all the time. Neg. Hpt test at one day late?

Period is 5 days late, fingers are swollen, face is breaking out, breasts are sore, naseous & tired all the time. Neg. Hpt test at one day late?

Prob not pregnant: A home pregnancy test is accurate once you are late for your period. In this case it sounds like you are not pregnant. See your doctor to discuss your symptoms and to begin birth control to help you avoid a teen pregnancy. ...Read more

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I have been getting pain in my one breast it feels like a sharp stabbing pain behind my nipple. I also get sore swollen breasts 12 days b4 my period.

I have been getting pain in my one breast it feels like a sharp stabbing pain behind my nipple. I also get sore swollen breasts 12 days b4 my period.

Cyclical breast pain: Is common and can be normal related to the changes in hormones. However the pain behind your nipple could be a cyst or inflammation of a duct, possibly even an infection though that is less likely. Go have your breasts examined to determine what is going on. ...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

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Hi im 33yrs old and ive had my tubes tied for almost 12yrs now. My breasts have been sore and swollen for over a wk. Is something wrong with me?

Hi im 33yrs old and ive had my tubes tied for almost 12yrs now. My breasts have been sore and swollen for over a wk. Is something wrong with me?

Hormones Likely: This is likely a change in your hormone levels. If your cycles are normal and your self exam is normal, then likely just more estrogen this cycle. If you persist with pain and or you have missed a cycle, then get a preg test even though very unsual as this could be a risk. ..if you are preg test pos. And see your GYN right away. Otherwise, relax and see how you do over the next few weeks. ...Read more

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I had endometrial ablatio/nova sure 2 mths ago. As of 2 weeks ago my breasts became lumpy, swollen and very sore to even touch Should I be concerned?

I had endometrial ablatio/nova sure 2 mths ago. As of 2 weeks ago my breasts became lumpy, swollen and very sore to even touch Should I be concerned?

Fibrocystic changes: This is not necessarily associated with the ablation.U will still have the same hormonal fluctuation each month. Fibrocystic change is extremely common and is present in 90% of women by age 40.It causes breasts to B tender and lumpy before ur period. It should resolve after ur period (hormonally even without bleeding).It is worsened by caffeine and salt intake. If it doesn't resolve u need to b seen ...Read more

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Sore swollen mass at top of breast, what could this be?

Sore swollen mass at top of breast, what could this be?

Get it checked NOW: In someone so young it probabaly is an inflammation or infection of a duct or the breast but you need to have it looked at. I hope you are doing self breast checks regularly! Go see your gyne/general practioner, whoever you see as the doc who does your pap smears/gyne care. ...Read more

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Sore swollen breasts and erect nipples, what could be the cause?

Pregnancy? Hormones?: I would review your medications for possible hormone supplementation as well as make sure you are not pregnant. ...Read more

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My left breast is swollen and sore, what's wrong?

My left breast is swollen and sore, what's wrong?

Get is medically: Evaluated. Causes of breast pain can include cysts, prior surgery, trauma, medications (oral contraceptives, infertility tx, ssri's), large breast size, premenstrual syndrome, ovulation, period ; pregnancy. Your physician may be able to help determine the cause. ...Read more

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What could cause nipples swollen and tender, breast feeling heavy and full and viens in breast, ?

HCG vs Prolactin: A few possibilities:
1) pregnancy
2) elevated prolactin which is the hormone that induces lactation
3) premenstrual
for 1, get a pregnancy test for home use in your pharmacy, 2 your physician can test for this hormone, particularly if you have a discharge or milk coming out of your nipples, and 3 if you are in the last week before your menses. ...Read more