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Sharp Pin Prick Pain In Right Breast
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?
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
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
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
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
This time in my periods I am feeling sharp sensation and light pain in right breast. Should I be worried? What is this?
NO: No it is normal, if pain becomes worst, or persisted, see your doctor ...Read more
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
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
Sharp pain in right breast. I had a hysterectomy so I don't get periods anymore. Uncontrollably sweating, chills and thermometer showing my temp 96.9?
See your Doctor: This should be evaluated.Get a more detailed answer ›
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
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
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
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
Rib?: This could be a rib issue. A live consult could could provide more details. ...Read more
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
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
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?
Sharp pains it my chest on the left side and also on the left side under neath my breast please help what should I do should I be worried?
Possible chest wall: Syndrome secondary to trauma or disuse-. See pcp if it continues. ...Read more
I get sharp fast kind of pain in my chest area but I cannot tell if it is superficial or deep. Its around the breast area. What could it be?
Muscle pain: U should best ignore it and mind ur business. ...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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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