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Sore Breasts Cancer
Female w/ sore underarm no breast cancer what could be the cause of armpit soreness haven't used any razors/waxing use same deodorant/soap for years?
Sweat gland: The armpit with arm down is a partially closed space prone to infections. The skin here has sweat glands and sebaceous glands which can get secondarily infected from sweat. Use electric razor to remove hair and then deodorant. Hidradenitis or infection from sweat glands is not uncommon ...Read more
Cancer is a group of diseases that is characterized by uncontrolled cell growth leading to invasion of surrounding tissues that spread to other parts of the body. Cancer can begin anywhere in the body and is usually related to one or more genetic mutations that allow normal cells to become malignant by interfering with internal cellular control mechanisms, such as programmed cell death or by preventing ...Read more
Sharp stabbing pain in left breast on and off for 2 years now. Different from PMS breast soreness. What is it? Breast cancer runs in my family..
Breast Awareness: Transient sharp pains are often harmless and occur when you are anxious about a possible problem. You should get a physical exam by your doctor once yearly so that he /she can check you for any lumps. You should also look and feel your breast once monthly and be aware of what is normal(now) and be able to see any changes in size, shape or deformity affecting one breast over the other. ...Read more
Viral flu for 10 days. Still have fever of 37.8 and now face pain on right side. Cough. Tight throat. Why am I still sick?breast cancer? Sore lump.
Breast pain one breast 5cm lump swollen painful breast very small clear fluid when squeeze nipple which is sore too sounds like cancer right 46yr fema?
I'm in my early 20's and have had breast pain on the underside of my left breast for about a month. Is it cancer? What could it be?
Cancer is unlikely: Cancer is unlikely in your age group and rarely hurts. It could be a poorly fitted bra or some other irritant. Are you doing regular self exams? If so, do you feel anything different? It is most likely trauma. You could have some fibrocystic change which is benign and doesn't increase the risk of cancer but does cause pain usually in the 2nd half of the cycle and is made worse with caffeine. ...Read more
Heart problems: If breast pain cannot be reproduced by pushing on the chest, and especially if it occurs/gets worse after exercise or walking up stairs, the problem may be your heart. Tell your doctor about these symptoms. If you have breast pain with sweating, nausea, arm pain or a feeling of pressure or tightness in your chest, go to the closest er or call an ambulance. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Not usually: A particular or focal area of pain should be investigated with mammogram and/or sonogram, but breast pain all over is usually fibrocystic/hormonal pain. Breast cancer is usually a painless, hard, non-movable lump. Anytime you are concerned about changes in your breast, consult your doctor to see if additional testing is needed. ...Read more
I've noticed no changes to my health or any breast pain since this lump has appeared. Could this be cancer?
If breast cancer for a male goes unattended for 8 years. Would he experience sickness and symptons? Breast pain?
See below: It is highly unlikely that you have had breast cancer for 8 years without getting symptoms. A male with breast cancer of 8 years duration will have sickness and symptoms. Consult this site for info on this topic: http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/male-breast-cancer/basics/definition/con-20025972 ...Read more
I've also noticed no changes to my health or any breast pain since this lump has appeared on my right breast. Is this cancer?
If I have breast pain and heaviness for about 2 weeks then nothing for about 6 months, then it does it again, what are chances of breast cancer?
Not Br Cancer: The presence of a malignant lesion of the breast is never associated with heaviness and pain following which symptoms subside. Malignancies progress as well as symptoms. The effect of hormones on the breast at age 31 are usually associated with swelling of the milk ducts and breast pain as well as heaviness. At age 31, evaluation is by physical exam and sono, not mammography until age 35. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I've had intermittent breast pain for 2 days. . Should i be concerned about cancer? It's in one breast kind of in the middle. Period just ended.
Pls help.I had 4 root canal l
Last 2 months ago.And now i read that root canal can cause cancer iam so scared now bcoz breast pain this past few weeks?
Not common: Breast pain although can be part of presentation of breast cancer- however, it is not a common sign of breast cancer. Many things can give breast pain including- cyclical changes ( hormonal changes related to period), hormonal imbalance, fibrocystic disease of the breast, inflammation, infection/abscess, caffeine, trauma, large breast size with a poor bra support etc, all can give you breast pain. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Probably not: But nobody at health tap can give you a "virtual exam" you should visit your gyn or family doc and let him/her determine what to do next based on your history, your family, and your physical findings. ...Read more
Unlikely: At 27 breast cancer is not likely diagnosis , at your age breast ca is rare, most likely you have fibrocystic diseases which is associated sometimes with pain . Please see your doctor after examination & tests will tell you what it is and gives you mental relief. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Breast pain is common. It is typically experienced during the menstrual period. Pain can range from mild tenderness, burning, dull ache, sharp or stabbing. It can be experienced in 1 or both breasts. Fibrocystic changes is the most common cause of breast pain. Hormonal medications (birth control, hormones) can cause pain as well. Infection ...Read more