Top 20 Doctor insights on: Pinching feeling in right breast

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I'm having a pain in a small area above my left breast. It feels like a pinch feeling. It comes and goes sporatically, and lasts from 10 secs to 2 min?

I'm having a pain in a small area above my left breast. It feels like a pinch feeling. It comes and goes sporatically, and lasts from 10 secs to 2 min?

Chest wall muscle?: I don't know how old you are and so I cannot be sure that it is not your heart /lungs but the symptom pattern suggests that muscles in between your ribs are likely causing intermittent spasm thus the symptoms you are experiencing. If pushing on the area causes the pain, then you can be more reassured that it is actually the muscles of your rib cage that is causing your trouble. Consult doc.
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Any sudden movements causes a pinched feeling right between my breasts, & in center of chest. Xrays, ekg, and echo normal. What could be the culprit?

Any sudden movements causes a pinched feeling right between my breasts, & in center of chest. Xrays, ekg, and echo normal. What could be the culprit?

Chest pains: These symptoms may be due to inflammation of a junction of rib and breast bone (costochondritis). Such areas are usually tender and give rise to Sharp pains on deep breathing, turning or twisting. Your tests show no evidence of heart or lung pathology. Esophageal cause appears unlikely. Anti-inflammatory medications like Advil (ibuprofen) or Aleve (if you can take them) should help. Discuss these points with MD ...Read more

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38 weeks pregnant. Pain and popping feeling in right breast. When I bend over it pops more?

38 weeks pregnant. Pain and popping feeling in right breast. When I bend over it pops more?

Breast exam: There are many physiologic changes in the breast in the 3rd trimester and post partum. At your next prenatal visit ask you obgyn to do a breast exam to see if anything abnormal is occurring. ...Read more

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Pulled muscle feeling in right breast? Went to doctors and was told there was a mass, what could this be?

Pulled muscle feeling in right breast? Went to doctors and was told there was a mass, what could this be?

Several options.: It could be a pulled muscle, hematoma, fibrocystic mass (fibroadenoma or cyst), or even a tumor. Though breast cancer is rare in a 20yo, it can occur. Have this checked out, even if a biopsy is recommended! Don't delay or ignore. Best wishes! ...Read more

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

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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My firlfriend feeling a slight pain on the left side of her breast? What should we do?

My firlfriend feeling a slight pain on the left side of her breast? What should we do?

See A Doctor: Lateral breast pain in forties female possible infectious process, which should declare with intense pain, swelling, ; redness. This region overlies the costochondral junction, ; costochondritis becomes a diagnostic candidate if focused localized pressure causes exquisite pain. Viral or mechanical etiologies are possible, ; physician exam certainly in order. Early cancer doesn't arouse pain. ...Read more

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I have a painful feeling on my breast every once in awhile when you press it. What's up?

I have a painful feeling on my breast every once in awhile when you press it. What's up?

Fibrocystic Disease?: Most pain in the breast is related to the gland, and what is called fibrocystic changes or disease. They are tender, feel knotty, especially near your period. Caffeine may be making this worse. Make sure you have a breast exam from your physician to make sure there is no need for further testing. ...Read more

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I'm 22 and I'm detected with pcod, on diane medication for a month now. Recently I detected slight pain in my breasts and feeling them heavy.

I'm 22 and I'm detected with pcod, on diane medication for a month now. Recently I detected slight pain in my breasts and feeling them heavy.

Breast tender: For breast tenderness could easily be a result of your birth control pills. It usually will go away on its own after some time. Always ask yourself if it's possible that you are pregnant. A good over-the-counter remedy is evening primrose oil. ...Read more

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I lifted up something kind of heavy, and now I'm feeling a sharp knife pain on the right side of my breast. Could it be that I pulled something?

I lifted up something kind of heavy, and now I'm feeling a sharp knife pain on the right side of my breast. Could it be that I pulled something?

YES.: Heavy lifting can cause strain of any of the involved muscles, tendons & ligaments. This can include muscles of the ribcage, shoulders, back and abdomen. I generally recommend "taking it easy", staying comfortably active and taking OTC pain relievers as needed for a few days. If the pain lasts longer than that, gets worse or if new symptoms occur, medical care is recommended. ...Read more

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Have been woken up three times in past week in a half with a tight band feeling just below breasts wrapping all around. Like a big squeezing hug.?

Have been woken up three times in past week in a half with a tight band feeling just below breasts wrapping all around. Like a big squeezing hug.?

Check it out: As a physician, it is my duty to consider the possible serious causes of the symptoms. Squeezing pain around your chest could be cardiac / heart pain. There are some genetic diseases involving the heart, the valves of the heart, that become symptoms, Aric in an 18 year old. I feel it is worth checking out. ...Read more

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What causes a bloated feeling in the breast?

What causes a bloated feeling in the breast?

Possibly hormonal: Bloated breast feelings are generally due to hormone fluctuations.
However, given your age you might want to get a screening mammogram if you haven't already. Certain foods can also contribute to the bloating feeling. ...Read more