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Do you think I should be worried if I have a sharp pain in my left breast?

See details: Is the area tender to the touch? The pain may also be related to several other possible causes. If you are concerned, see your doctor. ...Read more

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I have a very sharp pain in my left breast it comes and go last fo rabout 10 minites.?

I have a very sharp pain in my left breast it comes and go last fo rabout 10 minites.?

Fibrocystic changes: You could have fibrocystic changes. This is the most common cause of breast pain. It can be aggravated by caffeine, stress, menstrual cycle and hormonal supplements. If you are over 40, then you should have a mammogram and ultrasound. Please get evaluated by a breast specialist. ...Read more

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Since 2 weeks ago I have a sharp pain in my left breast. It usually happen at night. What could it be?

Since 2 weeks ago I have a sharp pain in my left breast. It usually happen at night. What could it be?

Several things: These symptoms can only be adequately addressed by your doctor in real-time (face-to-face). Only after a thorogh evaluation, possibly including labs and other studies, can he/she determine what's wrong and what to do about it. ...Read more

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Im 16 almost 17. I slept in my bra last night & woke up to a sharp pain in my left breast. Idk if it's because of my bra, but could this be serious ?

Breast Pain: If you are asking about breast cancer -it normally does not cause pain (and would be rare in a woman your age). Were you wearing an under wire bra? That can sometimes pinch the skin or place pressure against it. It is doubtful that this will lead to a serious medical problem. But if not resolving , advise your physician. Take care. ...Read more

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I keep getting a needle- sharp pain in my left breast. What does this mean?

I keep getting a needle- sharp pain in my left breast. What does this mean?

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

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I felt a really sharp pain in my left breast when I breathed in deeply. I felt a pop in my breast and then the pain went away. Is it serious?

Chest wall pain: The symptoms you describe sound like a pain from your ribs or rib cartilages - this is usually a self-limited minor problem. If you have other symptoms, or feel short of breath, or develop a fever, be sure to see your doctor right away. ...Read more

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I had a sharp pain in my left breast and I started feeling around. I felt a couple of lumps. What could that be? Im 24 and I have a 1 year old.

I had a sharp pain in my left breast and I started feeling around. I felt a couple of lumps. What could that be? Im 24 and I have a 1 year  old.

Lumps & Pain breasts: Hi i would wonder if you breast fed your child and if so when you stopped or if you have stopped. If you breast fed this may just be glands that are still active and full. It could also be a sign of infection. If you are feverish or if the breast pain is unbearable then please see your trusted health care provider. If your symptoms are tolerable you may wait for a day or so to see if you improve. ...Read more

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Having a sharp pain in my left breast that only happens when I am leaning over, could it be a pulled muscle?

Unlikely: You describe a positional chest wall pain. This often comes from the back (spine and ribs) not muscle. See your physician for a spinal exam and to consider working with a physical therapist to work on stretching and postural exercise. ...Read more