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Sharp pains in breast, could this be breast cancer?

Sharp pains in breast, could this be breast cancer?

Not enough info: There are many reasons for breast pain. Do you feel a lump? nipple discharge? Have you had a mammogram? If you have concerns, see you doctor for the proper history, exam, and testing, ...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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Stabbing chest pain right breast bone?

Stabbing chest pain right breast bone?

ER now: In case this is heart or vascular related, i suggest you go to the er now. Time is of the essence. ...Read more

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Sharp pain under breast during pregnancy?

Sharp pain under breast during pregnancy?

Maybe normal: Some breast discomfort is normal during pregnancy as the breasts enlarged. Tylenol (acetaminophen) may help decrease pain. Wear a supportive bra and eliminate caffeine. ...Read more

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Left breast sore and right breast also?

Left breast sore and right breast also?

Fibrocystic change: The most common cause of bilateral breast pain is Fibrocystic breast change which is present in 90% of women by age 40. It causes soreness which is most noticeable before your period and is made worse by caffeine. This does not increase the risk of breast cancer. The other possibility is pregnancy which also causes breast tenderness. ...Read more

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Tenderness and pain in brest ovary cancer symtoms?

Tenderness and pain in brest ovary cancer symtoms?

Please clarify: Are you asking if breast pain is a symptom of ovarian cancer? Usually not. Here is a good resource on ovarian cancer symptoms http://www.Cancer.Net/cancer-types/ovarian-cancer/symptoms-and-signs. ...Read more

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Does angina pain occur inbetweeb breast or under left breast?

Does angina pain occur inbetweeb breast or under left breast?

both: Angina is different in different people and depends on which coronary artery is involved. It can be in the mid chest or under the left breast - or elsewhere. The best delineator is that it often is worse with exertion and relieved by rest (but not always) ...Read more

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I have breast pain only in the left breast?

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

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Pain in left breast and shoulder?

Pain in left breast and shoulder?

?: Ok, what would you like to ask about that? How long has it been going on, what other symptoms do you have, what history, what triggered this, etc. Can't answer your question as it is written. ...Read more

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What would cause one sided breast pain? My period is late, neg pregnancy test, and sore left breast. Breast soreness feels similar to PMS type pain.

Need for examination: There are many causes of breast pain, including: abscess, fat necrosis, fibrocystic disease, ductal dilatation, breast cancer etc. It would be prudent to see your doctor for a proper evaluation. ...Read more

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Nipple hurting, pain under left breast with no discharge, lump in armpit (right armpit). Advice?

Nipple hurting, pain under left breast with no discharge, lump in armpit (right armpit). Advice?

See your MD: The breast with pain could be just simple fibrocystic disesase, but it should be evaluated. However a lump in the opposite arm pit need to be evaluated, probably a lymph node. You have an infection you arenot aware of, you could have an enlarged node signaling other problems. Please get evaluated. ...Read more

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Sharp stabbing pain in left breast on and off for 2 years now. Different from PMS breast soreness. What is it? Breast cancer runs in my family..

Sharp stabbing pain in left breast on and off for 2 years now. Different from PMS breast soreness. What is it? Breast cancer runs in my family..

Breast Awareness: Transient sharp pains are often harmless and occur when you are anxious about a possible problem. You should get a physical exam by your doctor once yearly so that he /she can check you for any lumps. You should also look and feel your breast once monthly and be aware of what is normal(now) and be able to see any changes in size, shape or deformity affecting one breast over the other. ...Read more

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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

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Had breast implants 4 yrs ago getting soreness n pain in left breast?

Had breast implants 4 yrs ago getting soreness n pain in left breast?

Contracture: You may be developing capsular contracture. See your original surgeon to see if that is the case. It could also been unrelated to the implant. ...Read more

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