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Sharp Pain On Right Side Of Breast
I have a sharp pain on right side of breast. Not when I am breathing or deep breaths. However when I sniff really hard I feel the pain only.
Many possibilities: Many muscular or bony structures in this area can cause pain--as well as breast problems. It seems best to wait until after your next period before being concerned. If the pain persists then, exam is appropriate. ...Read more
Getting over cold, this AM I had burning/pain center of stomach (no gallB & gastric bypass) now I have dull/sharp pain on right side below breast bone?
Right sided pain: Pain in that area of the abdomen can occur with gall bladder or pancreatic disorders, gastritis or peptic ulcer. Liver origin would be unlikely. Consult a physician if symptom persists, recurs, or if associated abdominal tenderness, nausea, vomiting or bowel irregularities occur. ...Read more
What could cause on and off sharp pain on right side of right breast? Had inflammation there when I was preg. Almost three yrs ago.
I had a sharp pain on the left side of my throat and at the same time a sharp pain on the right side under my breast. Any thoughts?
What does it mean when I have a sharp pain on the left side right under my breast bone above my rib cage?
Pain: If the pain worsens with deep breath or movement of upper chest it's likely muscular especially in younger patients without risk for heart disease. ...Read more
I have a sharp pain in the right side of my right breast, slightly into armpit and back, hurts when I breathe in and out?
See your doctor:
These symptoms can be caused by a variety of problems.
It is difficult to make an assessment in this non face-to-face setting. I recommend you contact your primary care physician for a complete physical examination.
Good luck! ...Read more
I lifted up something kind of heavy, and now I'm feeling a sharp knife pain on the right side of my breast. Could it be that I pulled something?
YES.: Heavy lifting can cause strain of any of the involved muscles, tendons & ligaments. This can include muscles of the ribcage, shoulders, back and abdomen. I generally recommend "taking it easy", staying comfortably active and taking OTC pain relievers as needed for a few days. If the pain lasts longer than that, gets worse or if new symptoms occur, medical care is recommended. ...Read more
My mother gets a sharp pain on her right side under the right breast and abdominal area (ribs) it's not a.constant pain and she suffers from high blood pressure. What could. Be causing the unbearable pain?
Unbearable pain: She needs to be examinedGet a more detailed answer ›
Hello I have a sharp pain that comes and goes right under my right side of breast. Underneath. It comes and goes. I have to stop what I am doing.
Rib cage: Sharp, shooting pains in the rib cage area under the breast may be due to a pinched intercostal nerve which runs between two ribs and is aggravated or brought on by a deep breath usually. Gall bladder or right lung problems also can produce discomfort in that area. See your Physician if symptoms persist. ...Read more
Sharp pain feels like it is in the fat layer, not deep. Right side of breast, right hip, left hip and side of belly button. What could this be?
As a "steeler's fan": Were you playing football? Sharp pains in diffuse locations do not fit a pattern I recognize. If they stay; it needs to be worked up, the diffuseness and bilaterality puzzle me, but do not alarm me. ...Read more
Stitch?: Many people occasionally get a brief, knife-like stabbing pain at a point in the chest wall when they inhale. This is probably due to a transient fold in the plerua and is relieved by taking a very deep breath. There's no feeling of shortness of breath as from overexertion. If this describes your pain, then be reassured; otherwise, a physician office visit is in order. ...Read more
Breast pain: This can't be diagnosed with the information that is available. A history, physical examination & other studies may be needed to determine cause/causes. ...Read more
I been having a sharp pain that comes n go on my right side right under my right breast since yesterday should I be worried I'm 44 female.
Mastalgia: Only 1-6% of women complaining of breast pain have breast cancer, but if you're worried, contact your md to order a mammogram. Other reasons include cyclical hormonal pain, fibrocystic breasts, mastitis, pendulous breasts. Most mds recommend mammograms every other year in the 40's. See your doctor for a breast exam and consider some imaging to rule out a cancer. ...Read more
There's a pain on my left side of my chest next to my breast. Which it feels like sharp pain but not too painfully. Which it doesn't happen often.?
Probably benign.: Chest pain has a large differential diagnosis. In someone this young, it is most likely related to exercise /muscle overuse. There are some very rare conditions in young people that warrant cardiological evaluation. If pain gets worse or stays long, see your doctor right away. ...Read more
Hi. Most of the time I get like sharp pain in my left side brest and right side breast since few days. It stays for a while and goes. Mostly in night?
Hi. I have been having very odd sharp pain all around my breasts. They have recenty become heavy and bigger in size (I was a B and now a DD in less than a year). I have also noticed that I have a sharp pain in the left side when I breathe. Is this normal?
Pain on breathing can be due to a viral infection of the lining of the lung (pleura) called viral pleurisy. On occasion it can be due to muscle strain in the chest wall or a pulmonary embolus.
Breast cysts can cause pain in various areas of the breast. If persistent see your physician ...Read more
Could be stomach: The GI tract is tough to diagnose. Symptoms in the abdomen can be from the GI tract or other organs, such as the spleen, liver, musculoskeletal system, etc. If it's obviously worse after eating, it could be acid reflux, stomach ulcer, pancreas-related. I would suggest getting some OTC omeprazole and taking it 30 min before a meal once daily for 14 days and see if the pain improves. ...Read more
What's cuasing this sharp pain on my upper left side of ribs next to my breast and it radiates to my back?
Several things: Costochondritis or inflammation of anterior ribs and strained muscles can cause pain. Obviously cardiac issues occur in this region. Referred pain from below diaphragm such as gaseous distention of splenic flexure of colon, stomach distention, and pancreatitis. In the chest pleuritis, infammation of lining of left lung and pulmonary inflammatory process within the left lung. ...Read more
When I first latch my baby on 1 side my other breast gets a sharp pain in it. (like he's hungry.) Is it normal?? If not what could it be??
Yes: This is a normal reaction. When the baby sucks on one side, it releases the hormones for milk let down, which are not specific to one breast. Congrats on your baby! ...Read more
Minor sharp pain under left breast, moved to side. Still sharp and minor. About 2-3 hours after pain started I collapsed. What could this be?
Get examined ASAP: Could just be vaso vagal reaction to pain. But heart and brain conditions have to be considered and excluded. Give us some feedback! ...Read more
I have a pain in between my breasts. The pain is more on the right side and goes under my breast. Touching reduces pain & sharp pain w/ deep breaths
Costochondritis: Pain in the center of the chest associated with deep breathing and no other symptoms is commonly costochondritis, an inflammation of the joint between the rib and the sternum. You should see your doctor to confirm this however, as chest pain can also be due to serious heart and lung issues. ...Read more
Today at work when I bent over I got a sharp pain run through my back now that pain is in my back on my left side and I have a lil abv my lef breast?
Acute strain: Most likely the bending caused an acute strained muscle in the back. It's also possible that a pinched nerve occurred to account for the radiation to the front of the chest. Try ice applications for the back and, if you can take them, nsaids like Ibuprofen may lessen pain and inflammation. Rest your back and after 48 hours, heat application and liniment may offer relief. ...Read more
Breast pain: Go and get examined by a doctor. There are numerous possibilities, but without more history and an exam cannot even speculate. Good luck. ...Read more
Sharp pain and discomfort on my top right side of my rib cage below my right breast. Should I be concerned?
Don't ignore: Although most causes of the type of pain you describe are not serious, in some cases this can represent something serious, like pneumonia or a blood clot. Of course there are signs and symptoms that make these possibilities more concerning, like fever or shortness of breath. A visit to your primary care provider will help to sort this out. High fever or severe difficulty breathing? Er visit. ...Read more
What can cause a sharp pain in the left upper side of the abdomen about two inches below the breast it happens a few times a day?
Stomach acid?: The stomach is located there and may be producing that discomfort. See a md for certainty and a proper diagnosis.. ...Read more
During my cycle I get a sharp pain n my chest when I lay on my side. Should I be concern? ... Breast sorness doea that mean their growing
Chest Soreness: It is quite common for the breast to swell and feel sore during the hormone surges that accompany your menstraul cycle, even if you never had this before with your periods. At your age, cardiac problems are not likely. I would give your gynecologist a call and discuss your symptoms and see if he has any suggestions. He is familiar w/ your medical history and can give you the best advice. ...Read more
Every so often I get a this sharp pain on my upper left side, below my breast under my rib cage, and it lasts for a while, what might it be?
Upper chest pain: A sharp "knife like" pain, usually activated after a deep breath which disappears after less than a minute can be due to the lung not having been fully inflated and therefore stuck to itself partially collapsed. It can be the result of a "sticky" mucus on the surface of the lung. If this continues, see your health care provider for testing. ...Read more
Left sided sharp pain in chest today. Comes and goes, random. Doesn't seem caused by anything specific. Upper chest and behind breast. Concern?
Chest pain: Yes it is a concern while it may be nothing workup is necessary to rule out cardiac condition ...Read more