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If I have a painful breast lump, should I go to urgent care or my pcp?

If I have a painful breast lump, should I go to urgent care or my pcp?

PCP: An urgent care center is better-designed to treat emergncies; most pcps have more experience dealing with breast disease. However, if you think you have a breast abscess (redness, swelling, fever, severe pain) and your pcp is unavailable, it is reasonable to seek out immediate attention at an urgent care center. ...Read more

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Breast Pain (Definition)

Breast pain is common. It is typically experienced during the menstrual period. Pain can range from mild tenderness, burning, dull ache, sharp or stabbing. It can be experienced in 1 or both breasts. Fibrocystic changes is the most common cause of breast pain. Hormonal medications (birth control, hormones) can cause pain as well. Infection ...Read more


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How do you treat painful breast!?

How do you treat painful breast!?

Determine the cause : To determine the solution. 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. ...Read more

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What can cause painful breast lumps?

Many things: Cyst in the breast. Fibrocystic change, fibroadenoma, mastitis and breast cancer. All could cause pain in the breast. ...Read more

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What can I do about painful breast lumps?

What can I do about painful breast lumps?

Decrease caffeine: You most likely have fibrocystic changes. These are common. Try decreasing caffeine (coffee, tea, soda pop, iced tea, chocolate) and lowering stress. You can seek out a breast specialist if there is no relief. ...Read more

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Can bupropionxl150mg, lamictal150mg , lexapro20mg, or seroquel25mg any of these meds cause bleeding and painful breast only left side?

Can bupropionxl150mg, lamictal150mg , lexapro20mg, or seroquel25mg any of these meds cause bleeding and painful breast only left side?

No: Those symptoms are not related at all to the medications. They are potentially serious symptoms and should be evaluated as soon as you are able to get in touch with your family doctor. If any fever develops then i would go to the emergency room. ...Read more

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What can be done for a painful breast lump?

What can be done for a painful breast lump?

See a doctor: Needs medical evaluation and mammogram with possible breast ultrasound. Painful breast cysts will often resolve after your menstrual cycle or can have needle aspiration in the office. But, needs an exam to be sure it is benign. ...Read more

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Are very painful breast lumps associated with cancer?

Are very painful breast lumps associated with cancer?

They can be.: A common misconception is that if a woman has a tender, painful lump in their breast, it is unlikely to be cancer. While it is true that many women with breast cancer do not have breast pain, the presence of pain does not exclude cancer as the cause. Bottom line: a new lump in the breast, painful or not, warrants medical evaluation. ...Read more

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Full and painful breast scanty peroid, could i be pregnant?

Full and painful breast scanty peroid, could i be pregnant?

If you believe that: You are spotting vice having a period. The best way to find out is to take a pregnancy test. They are inexpensive, accurate, easy to use & it will let you know one way or another. ...Read more

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Primary Care Provider (Definition)

A pcp is an md or do who takes care of your entire body and recommends when you need a specialist or advanced care ...Read more