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Pain In Breast After Mammogram
Not rare: Not uncommon to have residual pain in the chest/ breast after lumpectomy and radiation perhaps due to scar tissue and nerve damage. Tell your doc about it and tell him/her if it is a constant, stable problem or if it has worsened lately. Also, make sure you get mammos as scheduled and keep notice of new lumps or masses. ...Read more
A mammogram is the "gold standard" screening test for breast cancer. It's well established that yearly 'grams will DX cancers well before they are palpable, leading to earlier diagnoses and saved lives. All experts agree to begin yearly mammograms by age 50; many (including myself) believe the pro's outweigh the con's to begin at 40. Regrettably, less than half of all women ...Read more
Hx of HER2+ CA in left breast. Breast implants in both breast after tx. Now have pain in R breast, negative mammogram last month, no lumps noted. ?
Fibrocystic changes: You could have fibrocystic changes. This is the most common cause of breast pain. There is usually not a mass but lumpy tissue. It can be aggravated by caffeine, stress, menstrual cycle and hormonal medications like Tamoxifen and birth control pills. Contact your breast surgeon or oncologist for a breast exam. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I've had breast pain in both breast for 12 days now with lumpiness and denseness. Left breast hurts worse than other. Fibrocystic possibly??
Pain in right breast & upper back, at same time. no trauma. for 4/5 days. mammogram done in Oct., have dense breast tissue, due back for further eval.
Follow up important!: Make sure to keep your follow up appointment. They may do more tests to determine if there are any problems. ...Read more
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. In addition, you may want to get fitted by a bra specialist to make sure you have the right size, which will make you more comfortable. Vitamin e works for breast pain in some. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Breast pain: Pain in one breast could be related to a cyst or a fibroadenoma. It could also be due to trauma. 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. Your physician can better advise after evaluation. ...Read more
4 months of stabbing pain through left breast starting at nipple straight through to back. No lumps but have history of fibrocystic breasts.
Ribs: This is most likely an intercostal neuralgia, or irritation of the nerve associated with each rib. The pain is sharp, and stabbing, often radiating from breast area to the back. Gastroesphageal reflux, particularly with hiatal hernia may cause similar symptoms. Diagnostic workup may include thoracic ct / MRI to exclude aneurysm. ...Read more
Post surgery neuropa: This is likely normal post surgery. You are described post surgery neuropathic pain. This is typically a result of "cutting" of the nerves in your skin from the surgery. Most people will have improvement over time, but some will have continued pain in the region. Some patients have "phantom" pain post mastectomy because their body still thinks the breast is there, even though it was removed. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Lymph node pain under armpit 2 months after initial breast sharp pain when nursing. Ultrasound good. Still pain under arm.
Check with your doc: You need to see your Socorro for examination and testing. Please consult with your doctor if you still have pain. ...Read more
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Sharp pain (on and off) in right breast near nipple area. Period expected in the next two days but I have never experienced breast soreness before
Probably ok: Breast pain is common, especially before your period. I would wait until after your period, and see what happens. It usually disappears. However, breast pain may come and go during the course of the month based on your hormonal levels, and is usually nothing to worry about. ...Read more
26 y.o female with left underarm tenderness + swelling. no history of breast cancer in family. no breast lumps. achy when lifting arm. cancer?
Causes of chronic breast and tailbone pain for a woman in her 20s? I saw obgyn and breast surgeon- neg. Ultrasound of breast) tests recommended?
Not related: I can not think of a link between breast and tailbone pain. Glad the breast sono was normal. Breast pain can be hormonal and diet related too. Tailbone pain is notoriously difficult to diagnose and treat. I have had success referring patients to a neurosurgeon for evaluation of tailbone pain. ...Read more
Burning in right breast itching no more discharge painful nipple and lumpy breast feel movement in breast help?
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If cancer comes back in the same breast after having breast-sparing surgery, will I need a mastectomy?
Yes: After previous lumpectomy and radiation therapy, if cancer comes back on the same breast- mastectomy would likely be needed. If you were to have another lumpectomy for the local recurrence- the treatment would be suboptimal as a repeat radiation therapy likely not be recommended due to possible toxicity ( depends on how long ago the radiation was given? ). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes: Fibrocystic breast changes and symptoms can often be felt more on one side than the other or only on one side. The discharge should be clear or yellowish. You should never see blood, as this is definitely abnormal and needs to be checked out. If you feel a lump or think you have a cyst, a sonogram should be performed to confirm that it is a fluid lump and nothing solid. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What causes stabbing pains in left breast & nipple?Today pain in both breasts.Cyst in left breast near nipple. PCP says not heart.
Breast?: Sound a lot like fibrocystic disease of the breast. ...Read more
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