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Dr. Darrin Cunningham
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Recent breast pain(pulsating pinch/poke); one and only one time sudden numbness and cool sense in back; could this be related ?

Recent breast pain(pulsating pinch/poke); one and only one time sudden numbness and cool sense in back; could this be related ?

Rib: sounds like you could have rib dysfunction. If you doc rules out breast disease, see a DIctor of Osteopathic medicine or a chiropractic physician to check your ribs ...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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Dr. John Munshower
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Im F 17yrs. One day I received a sudden pulsating pain in my right breast & later that day it continued in my left breast but only when i pressed it?

Im F 17yrs. One day I received a sudden pulsating pain in my right breast & later that day it continued in my left breast but only when i pressed it?

Hmm, not quite sure: What this was. Sometimes people can get muscle fasiculations which feel like a pulsing in your muscles,..yours just may have been in the breast muscles. If this returns or continues, have the Dr. evaluate you. God luck. ...Read more

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Dr. Jalal Zuberi
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Pain that lasted a few seconds in left breast and upper back towards the left felt like it was pulsating. (any help greatly appreciated, thank you!)?

Pain that lasted a few seconds in left breast and upper back towards the left felt like it was pulsating. (any help greatly appreciated, thank you!)?

Prob OK, Get checked: Have you been examining your breasts regularly as (prob) advised by your doctor? The reason is to detect any knots or lumps as early sign of breast CA, which is the most concerning question about breast. Most breast nodules are however benign but can cause symptoms like sharp pain etc and need to be examined. ...Read more

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Dr. Victor Bonuel
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I had pulsating pain in both my breast a few days ago and tenderness. Lasted 20mins, pain was minor but hurt with every breath. What could this be?

I had pulsating pain in both my breast a few days ago and tenderness. Lasted 20mins, pain was minor but hurt with every breath. What could this be?

Go see your Dr : And get checked for musculoskeletal condition, pleurisy, stress, anxiety etc. Chest pain related to the heart is uncommon among young people. Take care and god bless you! http://www.m.webmd.com/pain-management/guide/whats-causing-my-chest-pain. http://www.healthline.com/health/chest-pain?toptoctest=expand. ...Read more

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Dr. Joseph Schifilliti
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What might be the causes of breast pain?

What might be the causes of breast pain?

Many things...: ...Some serious, some not. Breast pain by itself is rarely a sign of breast cancer. Still, i usually recommend an exam and assessment unless the pain goes away and stays away. ...Read more

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Dr. Otto Placik
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What are some causes of breast pain?

What are some causes of breast pain?

Many reasons. : There are a variety of possible causes including trauma, infection, thrombosis (mondors), musculoskeletal, cardiac, pulmonary, neoplastici, etc. See. ...Read more

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Dr. Tariq Niazi
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Is it possible to get breast pain while using crutches?

Is it possible to get breast pain while using crutches?

Yes in the muscles -: Under the breast tissues, which are the pectorals. Someone not use to using crutches can develop aches/pains in these or the other shoulder muscles. The symptoms should get better in a weeks time. If not or getting worse, see your orthopod or whoever advised the crutches. ...Read more

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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I have breast pain, getting more intense?

I have breast pain, getting more intense?

If breast pain is : Severe, may wish to consult with your doctor. 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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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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What can breast pain feel like?

Mastalgia: Breast pain or mastalgia can vary significantly depending on cause. It may be intermittent or consistent, mild or severe ; feel tender, tight, sharp or burning. ...Read more

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