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Breast Pain (Definition)

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


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Stinging pain under left breast. I'm male.

Stinging pain under left breast. I'm male.

Needs to be checked: At your age any pain in in left chest needs to be checked.It may be due to chest wall pain, due to gastro esophageal reflux, cardiac pain or from the lungs. Only way we can say what it may be from by taking a detailed history, doing comprehensive physical exam and if indicated doing imaging tests, blood tests, ekg etc. So get it checked by your doctor. ...Read more

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Breast pain with burning, feel movement in breast occasional yellow discharge, itching and prickly sensation all in right breast?

Breast pain with burning, feel movement in breast occasional yellow discharge, itching and prickly sensation all in right breast?

May be infection: All signs mentioned by you about right breast suggest that a lump in breast which could be due to infection .There may be collection of pus and yellow discharge is the result of that. you should see the doctor and get right breast examined and receive treatment soon ...Read more

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Stinging breast pain sign of pregnancy?

Stinging breast pain sign of pregnancy?

Unlikely: This is not a typical sign of pregnancy, though vague fullness and discomfort of both breasts is more typical. If you think that you might be pregnant, make sure that you take a test. ...Read more

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Stabbing chest pain right breast bone?

Stabbing chest pain right breast bone?

ER now: In case this is heart or vascular related, i suggest you go to the er now. Time is of the essence. ...Read more

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Tender to touch pain under armpit near breast with mild shooting pain under same breast. ?

Tender to touch pain under armpit near breast with mild shooting pain under same breast. ?

Pain: Pain in the arm pit most commonly from hair follicle infection or lymphnodal infection. A physical exam would be helpful. ...Read more

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I am experiencing breast pain (quality: tenderness) , pain with urination (quality: stinging or burning sensation) , vaginal itching and pain during sex.

I am experiencing  breast pain (quality: tenderness) , pain with urination (quality: stinging or burning sensation) , vaginal itching and pain during sex.

GU infection: Please kindly see your physician or medical doctor to get evaluated for urinary tract infection, sexually transmitted diseases, and other infections affecting genitourinary tract. Also excluding pregnancy is important. ...Read more

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Pain underarm near breast on the right side ( burning pain)?

It could be a nerve: A burning type of pain suggest nerve irritation. There are nerves that run underneath our ribs, and can cause intercostal neuralgia. Usually this type of pain radiates. There are also localized causes. ...Read more

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Pain in left breast when bending w/vag. Discharge?

Get examined: The vaginal d/c is likely an infection. The breast pain could be a mastitis (/infection), or musculo-skeletal issue, and might or might not be related in any way. See your gyn / urgent care for exam and treatment. ...Read more

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Burning in the right breast, heartburns stabbing right breast pain tingiling and numbness and fatigue not pregnant for sure?

Burning in the right breast, heartburns stabbing right breast pain tingiling and numbness and fatigue not pregnant for sure?

Pain referral: The burning and tingling sensation sounds like either nerve pain or referred heartburn pain. If women have had breast surgery, the affected side/ arm has pain, tingling numbness. Heartburn pains also can be felt outside of the middle of your chest (referred pain is what the definition is). We have many nerves in our axilla so if a nerve is being compressed there, you may also feel pain. ...Read more

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Tenderness and pain in brest ovary cancer symtoms?

Tenderness and pain in brest ovary cancer symtoms?

Please clarify: Are you asking if breast pain is a symptom of ovarian cancer? Usually not. Here is a good resource on ovarian cancer symptoms http://www.Cancer.Net/cancer-types/ovarian-cancer/symptoms-and-signs. ...Read more

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Sharp pain under breast during pregnancy?

Sharp pain under breast during pregnancy?

Maybe normal: Some breast discomfort is normal during pregnancy as the breasts enlarged. Tylenol (acetaminophen) may help decrease pain. Wear a supportive bra and eliminate caffeine. ...Read more

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Back pain abdominal pain pain below breast bone?

Back pain abdominal pain pain below breast bone?

A lot of things: Pain in this area can be caused by many things. You will need to see your doctor. He/she will take a good history of your pain, ie its location, is it constant or intermittent, the quality of the pain (i.E sharp, dull, aching, burning etc) whether it is affected by change of position or not, whether it has any relationship to eating or not and many other questions. Then a physical exam and tests. ...Read more

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