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Causes for pain above left breast?

Causes for pain above left breast?

Many reasons: I am assuming you are nursing because of the photo you have used in which case your pain may be due to mastitis. However there are a variety of other possible causes including trauma, infection, thrombosis (mondors), musculoskeletal, cardiac, pulmonary, neoplastici, etc. ...Read more

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Pain above left breast, comes and goes.

Pain above left breast, comes and goes.

Difficult to answer: Intermittent left chest pain is often due to muscle strain. A physician would need to examine the area and find out how long you've had this problem, its severity, what brings it on and what relieves it in order to see if that is the diagnosis for your pain. Please see your physician if the pain persists. ...Read more

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How do you treat pain above left breast?

How do you treat pain above left breast?

Treatment depends: On the cause of the pain. For instance musculoskeletal pain would be treated differently than pain from a cyst. Evaluation would help to indentify a cause so that a treatment plan could be developed. ...Read more

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Pain above left breast that comes and goes?

Usually muscle: probably worth an EKG and an exam to rule out referred cardiac pain. ...Read more

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Having mild pain above left breast?

Having mild pain above left breast?

Chest/breast pain: Is it sore to the touch? Might be a breast cyst or pre-menstrual tenderness. It is rare to have cardiac disease at 22 years old, although it does happen. If concerned or it persists and is not tender with pressure, go to the urgent care center for help. ...Read more

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How do you treat pain above left breast and near the top of shoulder.?

Determine the cause: First, you need to have the problem evaluated to determine the cause of the pain. Then you will know how to treat it. ...Read more

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Please help. I can not handle this pain any longer. I have constant pain above left breast constantly.?

Please help. I can not handle this pain any longer. I have constant pain above left breast constantly.?

See a MD: It may be a breast problem or something else such as heart issues. See a md and have him/her sort out the pain problem. ...Read more

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Pain above left breast in the muscle/rib area.?

Pain above left breast in the muscle/rib area.?

See your MD U are 83: Because of your age please see your internist for a minimum neuromuscular exam , possible ekg, and mammogram! yes a mammogram until god calls you! ...Read more

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Sharp constant pain above left breast near corner of armpit? I do exercise 5 days a week and didn't have the pain this morning. Started 1 hour ago.

Sharp constant pain above left breast near corner of armpit?  I do exercise 5 days a week and didn't have the pain this morning.  Started 1 hour ago.

Might be a: pectoralis major muscle strain from workout injury -- esp. if worsen only with arm movement. But remember to do your usual breast self exam, checking all quadrants etc. And discuss with your doctor if this is persisting. Try a NSAID to see if it gets better. Also cardiac origin to this although not as likely is important to rule out if symptoms still present. Discuss with your primary care doctor. ...Read more

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