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What is the cause of pain in breast?

What is the cause of pain in breast?

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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Is pain in breast something to be worried about?

Is pain in breast something to be worried about?

It depends: Breast pain could be related to the hormonal changes associated with your menstrual cycle or pregnancy. It could also be mastitis which is usually associated with redness or fever. It could also be related with growths within the breast. It is worth getting evaluated by primary care for clarification. ...Read more

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Can women get pain in breast when she presses it herself?

Can women get pain in breast when she presses it herself?

Tenderness: Breasts may be more tender if swollen - for instance when they are pregnant, have their period or during pre-menstrual time. ...Read more

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Feeling lots of pain in breast something to be worried about?

Mastalgia: Reasons for painful breasts (bilateral) can include: cyclic pain before the period, stress, medication changes. Fluctuating hormone levels & pregnancy. Pain in one breast could be related to a cyst or a fibroadenoma. Breast cancer would not be a frequent reason for breast pain. Exercise with a bra that is lacking in support is also a possible cause. ...Read more

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What are ways to reduce pain in breasts?

What are ways to reduce pain in breasts?

Depends on cause.: Breast soreness can occur due to stretching from increased fluid retention. Breast pain can occur in conjunction w premenstrual syndrome, ovulation, your period, pregnancy, hormone imbalance or use of oral contraceptives. Once cause of pain is identified - treatment plan can be developed. ...Read more

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What could cause dull chest pain between breasts?

What could cause dull chest pain between breasts?

Chest pain: Hi, the pain is not worse with activity then unlikely to originate from heart, then the pain could be from Stomach (acid reflux), spasm of Esophagus, muscle pain, rib pain. ...Read more

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What could cause pain under breasts in rib cage area?

What could cause pain under breasts in rib cage area?

Chondritis: If in the rib cage and not deep within thorax or mediastinum then most probably costal chondritis inflammation of costal cartalige ...Read more

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What to do about sharp pain in breasts and upper back?

What to do about sharp pain in breasts and upper back?

Prof.Breast Exam: May be related to positional changes, usage, and need thorough exam of back. ...Read more

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What to do if I have pain under breasts in rib cage area?

Rib cage pain: Apply alternative heat and ice pack 20 minutes each to see if symptoms improve. If they do the you probably have a thoracic nerve compression coming from your upper back. Good luck ...Read more

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What should I do? I have pain under breasts in rib cage area?

Rib pain: Rib pain in female under the breast are common it could be what we called costochondritis which mean inflammation in the cartilage of the lower end of the ribs could be caused by an old trauma or bruises and sometime by the metal or hard wire of a bra heat and Ibuprofen usually help if keep persisting see your phisician. ...Read more

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What to do if I have pain above breast by shoulder?

What to do if I have pain above breast by shoulder?

Pain: This can't be diagnosed with the information that is available. A history, physical examination & other studies may be needed to determine cause/causes. ...Read more

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What can cause breast pain and breast shape changes?

What can cause breast pain and breast shape changes?

See a doctor: In most cases , breast pain is related to fibrocystic changes (refer to my other posts on this topic). Changes in the appearance and shape of the breast is very concerning! i highly recommend you contact your primary doctor or gyn for evaluation. This should include a clinical breast exam, mammogram and ultrasound. ...Read more

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Chest pain between breast feels like something is stuck?

Chest pain between  breast  feels like something is stuck?

Never ignore pain: Although this sounds like atypical chest pain or esophageal spasm, Istrongly advise immediate medical evaluation to rule out any underlying cardiac issues. ...Read more

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Sharp pain between breast when I exercise it's brief and goes when I stop ?

More information..: We would need more information in order to give you an accurate impression.How old are you,?Do you suffer of any illnesses?taking medication? For example. If you are young and healthy then it could be muscular issues and taking analgesics can help.However,it is important to check the heart especially if the pain happens upon exercise and improves during rest.See your doctor for check up and tests. ...Read more

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Have been experiencing pain in breasts off and on for a while. Had total hysterectomy in 2008. Age 48. Probable cause and treatment.

Have been experiencing pain in breasts off and on for a while. Had total hysterectomy in 2008. Age 48. Probable cause and treatment.

Cyclic: A few items to clarify. Often when women say total hysterectomy they mean both ovaries were taken out. Cyclical breast pain can be due to hormonal fluctuations. But one would need to have ovaries in order to have that type of cyclic breast pain otherwise pain in the breast could be due to fibercystic changes and/or ligamental stretching yeah dr. For further consultation. ...Read more

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Woke up with pain between breast. Hurts to move around certain ways, or stick out my chest or fold my shoulders forward. Touching it also hurts.

Woke up with pain between breast. Hurts to move around certain ways, or stick out my chest or fold my shoulders forward. Touching it also hurts.

Chest wall inflammat: Not matter what, see a physician for an exam and chest xray. This may be a chest wall inflammation, since it is related to motion. Usuallly OTC antiinflammatory meds willhelp. ...Read more