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I am getting a pricking pain in my left breast. It only happens periodically. There is no pain when I lie down .?

I am getting a pricking pain in my left breast. It only happens periodically. There is no pain when I lie down .?

See a breast: Doc for an exam and you may need a breast ultrasound or mammogram depending on how old u are and what the doc thinks, sometimes it could be from something under the breats so go for an exam. ...Read more

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I am getting a pricking pain in my left breast. It only happens periodically. There is no pain when I lie down .?

I am getting a pricking pain in my left breast. It only happens periodically. There is no pain when I lie down .?

Breast exam: After 40 an annual mammogram and breast exam are recommended. If you are not up to date schedule a visit to get this done. Any new breast symptoms should be evaluated by an exam ...Read more

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I have persistent pain in left breast burning in sensation, somehow pain in armpit, left side of back, left arm and pricking pain medial to left breast?

I have persistent pain in left breast burning in sensation, somehow pain in armpit, left side of back, left arm and pricking pain medial to left breast?

Complicated case: It looks like you are having a neuropathic pain from the distribution of your pain. In any case your presentation is a bit concerning and advise you to see your family doc so that you can get the assessment and treatment. Best wishes ...Read more

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I have painfull prick-like pains in my breasts?

I have painfull prick-like pains in my breasts?

Fibrocystic breasts: Fibrocystic disease/changes is very common in women. This is most often seen during the menstrual cycle. Breasts feel lumpy and painful which is caused by cyst formation (fluid filled areas) due to hormonal changes. Some women may have these changes without being on their menstrual cycle. Caffeine may cause the cysts to be overactive resulting in pain. This is not related to cancer. ...Read more

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What causes pinching pains across the chest?5 second pricks above the breasts, below the collarbone.Mostly direct in center of chest.PCP says heart OK

Likely harmless: The type of discomfort that you describe is not characteristic of any significant cardiovascular disorder. One most often does not find a specific cause, and hunting for a cause is usually frustrating. Anxiety can certainly play a role. ...Read more

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I've been experiencing sore and itchy breasts for a week or so and now have a red pin prick rash on one of my breasts can anybody help please?

I've been experiencing sore and itchy breasts for a week or so and now have a red pin prick rash on one of my breasts can anybody help please?

Hydrocortisone cream: I would first try a Hydrocortisone cream for a week followed by a review of all oral and topical medications or creams used as well as avoidance of sun exposure. If this does not improve in 7-10 days , i would see a dermatologist. ...Read more

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Red pin prick dots on boobs. Father has genetic breast cancer. Should I be worried?

Red pin prick dots on boobs. Father has genetic breast cancer. Should I be worried?

If it is skin change: and away from nipple, it is probably not cancer. But you are probably at higher than average risk of breast and other cancers, so speak with your doctor about risk modification. ...Read more

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I have fibrosis cysts in my breasts and i feel prickly pain around my breasts. Is there something wrong?

Breast exam : Anytime one notices a new mass, lump, bump or skin change in the breast it is very important to have this evaluated by a doctor who can help determine if any work up or testing is needed. ...Read more