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I am having sharp pains in breast, should I be concerned?

I am having sharp pains in breast, should I be concerned?

Possible causes: 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. See your doctor for unexplained, ongoing pain. ...Read more

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What to do about sharp pains in breast and sides?

What to do about sharp pains in breast and sides?

If this is more than: Acute episode - would encourage medical evaluation. Once cause is determined, a treatment plan can be developed. Take care. ...Read more

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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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I have a big lump in right breast, skin is red, tingling sharp pains, right breast bigger than left, what does this mean?

I have a big lump in right breast, skin is red, tingling sharp pains, right breast bigger than left, what does this mean?

Red skin on Breast: What it means is that you should have that breast checked immediately, if not sooner. You cannot wait on this. You must see a physician asap. ...Read more

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Light spotting appx 7 days before period with sharp pains in breasts and stomach, what could this be?

Light spotting appx 7 days before period with sharp pains in breasts and stomach, what could this be?

Very very common : Irregular periods are one of the most common problems obgyns treat. If this is one time problem it usually resolves on its own. If this is a recurring problem you should be evaluated. Infections & hormonal changes can cause spotting. If there is a concern for pregnancy then do a home pregnancy test . There are many options available to help regulate the menstrual cycle. Schedule a visit. ...Read more

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Is it common to have sharp pains under breast due to gas? history of acid reflux . Once I burped most of the ache went away but Still aches a bit

Pain and burping: It is more likely that your symptoms are due to uncontrolled acid reflux than to gas if they are partially relieved by burping. You may need to go back on acid reflux medicines. It is important to follow antireflux precautions. See your gastroenterologist if these simple solutions do not help. Good luck. ...Read more

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My wife says she has been experiencing sharp pains in breasts, sore nipples and pink. She has been breast feeding our new borne. Should we be worried?

My wife says she has been experiencing sharp pains in breasts, sore nipples and pink. She has been breast feeding our new borne. Should we be worried?

Probably not: In the first few days and sometimes week or two of breastfeeding it can be painful. This is especially true if first child. There are many things you can do to relieve pain and the la leche league can be a good resource. If there is localized heat or redness or you have a fever there may be an infection and should see a provider to confirm. Even with infection you do not have to stop feeding. ...Read more

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Chest feel sore under my breast also i get a warm burn sensation.I can breathe but it feels heavy.Slight sharp pains in breast burping and gas advice?

Pleural efffusion?: These symptoms are typical for a person with pleural or pericardial effusion, which is fluid behind the lung or surrounding the heart. It can happen if you have a viral or bacterial pneumonia, or other conditions. If you still feel this tomorrow, i would visit the local urgent care or your family physician. ...Read more

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What causes sharp pains below the breasts and on the sides. What can you do to stop them?

More info needed: At your age a common reason for the pain you describe is poor support for your breasts. Your Gynecologist should be able to help you with your complaint. Could this be the reason?? Hope this helps Dr Z ...Read more

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From time to time i get sharp pains between my breasts. What is going on? Should i be worried?

From time to time i get sharp pains between my breasts. What is going on? Should i be worried?

Unknown: This could be musculo-skeletal, gi, breast, or cardiac. You would need to see a md based on the information provided. ...Read more