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Sharp Needle Pain In Breast
Many things: Cysts, tension on supportive ligaments, infection, other masses, etc... Symptoms need to be mapped closely. Get as much family history as you can and follow up with pcp or ob/gyn asap. Supportive measures such as decreased caffeine intake and support bras can sometimes be helpful. ...Read more
Just recently sharp pain like a bunch of needles when I take my bra off and also the breast feels like it is swealing at the same time?
What may cause the chronic upper left back pain that feels heavy with sharp needle like pain in the left chest/breast when stretching?
Pinched Nerve: Sounds like you have a pinched nerve in your back. I would suggest seeing a pain/spine specialist to evaluate you further to evaluate what level and what can be done to treat you. There are interventional treatments besides medications and surgeries that might reduce or eliminate the pain altogether. ...Read more
Sharp pain inside my lower breast like on my rib cage. Feels like a needle and i can't stand when it happens. Same spot every time over a year. Help..
I have been experiencing sharp pains under left breast and pains down my left arm to my wrist, feels like pins and needles under my skin, all day long?
Shingles, possibly: Could be shingles, which often begins with pain in a linear distribution on one side, even before the blistery rash develops. Could also be a pinched sensory nerve, and there are other causes. If it is shingles, the sooner you start on treatment (valtrex, famvir, (famciclovir) etc.) the sooner you will have relief, so see your doctor asap. ...Read more
When i nurse my baby, I get a tingly sensation in my breasts, almost like pins and needles. It goes away after a few seconds. What is that?
Yes: Needle biopsies are performed on many body parts. See radiologyinfo.Org. ...Read more
Dr used 18 gauge core needle u/s guided biopsy for 5 mm breast lesion. 4 samples were obtained. What does that mean?
Breast biopsy: The "18 gauge" refers to the diameter of the core biopsy obtained (a lower number is a thicker biopsy). The "4" refers to the number of tissue samples obtained of the 5 mm. Lesion that was presumably identified by imaging. Assuming the pathology results correlate with the imaging findings, you and your care providers should feel comfortable that they are addressing the lesion appropriately. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
What does it mean when your breast is blowded and it has pian like soar or it feels like there is needles pinching ?
POSSIBLE INFECTION: If a unilateral breast(single) is swollen and in pain with pins and needles in the nipple or the breast, acute mastisi or infection of the breast tissue mat be the cuase and should be checked soon. If breast feeding it still could be and infection but soacking in warm water may relase the milk and pressure in that case. Moinitor for fever and redness. ...Read more
Are 4 samples using an 18 gauge core needle for 4mm breast lesion sufficient? Came back benign breast tissue with lactational change. Concordant.
Yes, if it: Was performed by a properly trained specialist. It sounds like you had one, if you had 4 samples for a 4 mm lesion. ...Read more
Yes: If you had a core needle or fine needle biopsy, the pain is minimal for most people (pain is subjective and different for everyone). In many cases there is swelling that naturally occurs because of the procedure. This can cause some pain that resolves in 1-2 weeks. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Likely: If symptoms for the next week and/or changes are noted on breast, follow up with ob/gyn asap. ...Read more
Are u/s guided core needle biopsies accurate for suspicious breast areas? How often do they miss and get normal tissue instead of the area of concern?
Usually no: Generally a local anesthetic medication is used that may cause very brief discomfort, like a shot, then the area becomes numb. Some feel a mild pressure sensation during the procedure itself, and there s usually little soreness after the local anesthetic wears off later. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer