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I've been experiencing sore and itchy breasts for a week or so and now have a red pin prick rash on one of my breasts can anybody help please?

I've been experiencing sore and itchy breasts for a week or so and now have a red pin prick rash on one of my breasts can anybody help please?

Hydrocortisone cream: I would first try a Hydrocortisone cream for a week followed by a review of all oral and topical medications or creams used as well as avoidance of sun exposure. If this does not improve in 7-10 days, I would see a dermatologist. ...Read more

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Pin point sharp stabbing pain In various areas of chest beside breasts above breasts, upper back and neck. X-ray on chest 1yr ago fine. Any ideas?

Pin point sharp stabbing pain In various areas of chest beside breasts above breasts, upper back and neck. X-ray on chest 1yr ago fine. Any ideas?

"Pins and needles"?: Some synthetic fibers may cause "skin deep" stabbing sensations ("pins and needles"?)
Also, look for other possible skin irritants – a specific soap, cosmetics, household sprays, domestic pets. Does your husband have a beard (seriously), or use any skin care products that you may be allergic to? ...Read more

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Red pin prick dots on boobs. Father has genetic breast cancer. Should I be worried?

Red pin prick dots on boobs. Father has genetic breast cancer. Should I be worried?

If it is skin change: And away from nipple, it is probably not cancer. But you are probably at higher than average risk of breast and other cancers, so speak with your doctor about risk modification. ...Read more

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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?

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

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Feeling small sharp pain in right breast. What could cause this?

Feeling small sharp pain in right breast. What could cause this?

See your doctor soon: Have you done a self breast exam? Also have you had any breast surgeries, implants, etc? Not knowing too much of your situation, I would suggest you go to your doctor asap and if it gets very bad or you get unusually bad swelling, go to the er. Best of luck! ...Read more

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What to do about sharp shooting pain in right breast?

What to do about sharp shooting pain in right breast?

Sharp Rt Breast Pain: Hello. Do you have any family history of breast cancer or non cancerous breast conditions? Are you noting anything in your right chest wall. Are you a smoker? It will ease your mind to see your GYN and image your right breast. Could be as simple as an ultrasound to determine why you are getting these symptoms. ...Read more

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29 year oold woman with milky discharge sharp shooting on and off pain in right breast only. Youngest child is 18 months. Is this normal?

29 year oold woman with milky discharge sharp shooting on and off pain in right breast only. Youngest child is 18 months. Is this normal?

See your doctor: This problem can only be solved by seeing your doctor and being evaluated face-to-face. After a thorough examination, your doctor should be able to tell you what's wrong and what to do about it. ...Read more

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I have a family history of breast cancer and now I notice sharp pain in right breast?

I have a family history of breast cancer and now I notice sharp pain in right breast?

Common: Be reassured that most breast pain is not cancer and most breast cancers are not painful so it is unlikely that your pain is from breast cancer. However, it is always a good idea to have your doctor check you out for these symptoms. ...Read more

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What is wrong with me? Numbness and tingling all over, prickly Breast pain in right Breast that comes and goes and numbness, tingling in right hand

What is wrong with me? Numbness and tingling all over, prickly Breast pain in right Breast that comes and goes and numbness, tingling in right hand

Need an exam: I'd recommend seeing a live doctor in office with an exam to answer this. Maybe a primary doc, internist, or neurologist can comment better but this sounds very non-specific to me. Good wishes. ...Read more

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Prickly right breast, numbness in arm very tired, pain in right breast and armpit (weird feeling) no lump or discharge?

Prickly right breast, numbness in arm very tired, pain in right breast and armpit (weird feeling) no lump or discharge?

See doctor: Several things could be causing your symptoms: a plugged up milk duct in your breast, an infection (mastitis), etc. Are you breastfeeding? Do you use any birth control method, if so what? It would be best to have your doctor examine your breast and perhaps order a sonogram of the breast to see if a cause can be found. ...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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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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I'm a male and im having sharp pains to the above left of my right breast

Many possibilities: Possibilities include muscle or their tendons, ribs, ligaments, referred pain (pain from other parts of the body, but interpreted by your brain in another part). If it persists, see your primary provider. ...Read more

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I have sharp intermittent pain on left upper side. Lateral to breast. Why?

Muscles & nerves.: Most likely there is a musculoskeletal strain. Spasms in the muscles between the ribs can cause sharp intermittent pain. Also there can develop inflammation in the joints around the ribs. It's also possible to have nerve compression pain that feel intermittent and sharp like this. It may be coming from the neck or anywhere around the shoulders and radiate the the area lateral to the breast. ...Read more

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What could cause a sharp pain under both breasts while taking a deep breath?

What could cause a sharp pain under both breasts while taking a deep breath?

Pleurisy: This could be something called pleurisy. It often happens after a chest infection like a cold. As the inflammation dies down, fluid is recycled back into your body. This process causes pressure and retraction on the muscles and connective tissue which is made worse on deep breaths. Try some ibuprofen, aleve, or tylenol (acetaminophen). ...Read more

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My left side of my chest under my breast I'm getting some sharp pains till my back?

My left side of my chest under my breast I'm getting some sharp pains till my back?

See below: These are symptoms that could be potentially serious. Yous should discuss these with your physician. He/she will thoroughly evaluate you and let you know what's going on. ...Read more

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What can cause a sudden, sharp, minor-moderating pain under my right breast that comes and gos?

What can cause a sudden, sharp, minor-moderating pain under my right breast that comes and gos?

Neuralgia: If it's sharp and very short-lived, it's probably a neuralgia pain from an irritated nerve. It is likely to be hard to define exactly which nerve and why. ...Read more

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I have been having really bad, sharp pain in my breasts and my arm pits. What could be going on?

I have been having really bad, sharp pain in my breasts and my arm pits. What could be going on?

Be seen: It is likely musculoskeletal in nature, such as overworking or from running, but you should be seen and checked for infections or some kind of breast problem. ...Read more

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I have fibrosis cysts in my breasts and I feel prickly pain around my breasts. Is there something wrong?

Breast exam: Anytime one notices a new mass, lump, bump or skin change in the breast it is very important to have this evaluated by a doctor who can help determine if any work up or testing is needed. ...Read more

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What would cause one sharp pain from between breasts in chest shooting outward towards breasts while coughing?

Pain between ribs: Most commonly costochondritis or pain in the rib edge. Rarely something more serious in a 37 year old with a clean medical history. See a manipulator or massage person ...Read more

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On right side under breast it feels like a hard cord very pin when touch and when I stretch or lay down on that side.

On right side under breast it feels like a hard cord very pin when touch and when I stretch or lay down on that side.

Work up needed: Any sensation of hard or solid tissue in breast should be investigated. After 35, most insurances will cover a baseline mammogram, and this along with a sonogram will be helpful to see what you are feeling. A sonogram will help differentiate between a solid or cystic mass. ...Read more

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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?

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?

Breastfeeding: The tingling sensation you are having is milk letdown. It is completely normal. Congratulations on giving your baby the best possible nutrition available! ...Read more

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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?

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

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I'm 17 years old and since yesterday I have experienced random sharp pain I'm my chest, slightly lower than the middle of my breasts. I'm scared!

I'm 17 years old and since yesterday I have experienced random sharp pain I'm my chest, slightly lower than the middle of my breasts. I'm scared!

Stitch?: If it feels like a knife, gets worse when you breathe in, doesn't last long, and is abolished if you inflate your lungs to the maximum, then don't worry about it. It's a fold in your pleura. If it takes your breath away like sprinting, or doesn't resolve, get seen. ...Read more

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I woke up with a pain in my chest starting between my breasts and up to my chest. Its not a sharp pain but when ever I move there is pain.? im 21

I woke up with a pain in my chest starting between my breasts and up to my chest. Its not a sharp pain but when ever I move there is pain.? im 21

Chest discomfort: This could be because you have an inflammation of your cartilages at the breast bone or could be due to acid reflux, as long as you did not fall or get hit, in the absense of cough and fever pneumonia is highly unlikely. See your PCP if the pain continues ...Read more

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Sharp shooting pain through my chest and breasts. (on either side) it hurts to move for a few seconds afterwards? Happening almost once a day now.?

Chest pains: Pain in your chest is a serious medical condition. It is always a red flag and appointment with your pcp is warranted. It might be only a seasonal flu, but better safe than sorry. Take care. ...Read more

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What causes sharp pains that don't go away between the breast and chest? Have had this pain for a week now and its not going away. Its really painful.

What causes sharp pains that don't go away between the breast and chest? Have had this pain for a week now and its not going away. Its really painful.

Chest pain: Always needs to be evaluated by your doctor. It MAY be a cardiac situation or simply strain. Either way your primary care doc can help. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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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?

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?

See physician: 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

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What can be causing a sharp pain in my breast?

Uncertain.: Causes of breast pain can include cysts, prior surgery, trauma, medications (oral contraceptives, infertility tx, ssri's), large breast size, premenstrual syndrome, ovulation, period ; pregnancy. Your physician may be able to help determine the cause. ...Read more

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I have small red pin points on breast. Worried?

Needs an examination: You may be seeing a hemangioma or any number of other things that can cause red bumps. An examination will be required to narrow down the possibilities. ...Read more

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Lft sharp pain under breast last for like 5 sec.

More info needed: Of course any pain near your chest area should be assessed for heart issues first to be safe. The fact that they go away in 5 seconds is a good thing, but still, you should be evaluated by a dr. For an evaluation and get a full history and physical done. Best wishes. ...Read more

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What to do if I have sharp pain shooting in my breast?

What to do if I have sharp pain shooting in my breast?

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

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What are some of the reasons for sharp breast pain in women?

Many: If breast feeding it could be due to a developing mastitis (infection). If just before your period it could be due to mammary dysplasia (fibrocystic breast disease). If you work out with weights a lot it could be due to a pectoralis muscle strain. Finally, it could also be the first signs of heart disease in a 40+ year old female if left sided. ...Read more