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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

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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Weak, constant breast pain burning, stinging and pain in breast, numbness and tingling, constant magraine, always tired and always in pain?

Weak, constant breast pain  burning, stinging and pain in breast, numbness and tingling, constant magraine, always tired and always in pain?

Complex: First, you need "adequate" tests. If something can be seen to explain your symptoms then you (and your doctor) will be much more satisfied. "Adequate" is tricky - doesn't mean "do everything" but does mean look with reasonable thoroughness. If tests negative and symptoms chronic then stress biology a common answer. Chronic stress heightens pain response and causes many other nerve symptoms. ...Read more

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Upper right side of my chest hurts? 16/female/healthy. Not period. Underneath breast. Sharp stinging pain. Not flu. Lasts 5 secs. Comes every 30 mins.

Jabs: Fleeting,often Sharp pains in that area of the chest frequently come from pinching of the nerves that run between the ribs. A deep breath may bring them on or make them more noticeable. They are more of a nuisance than anything serious,however if they persist or worsen,your physician will order any appropriate tests or xrays. ...Read more

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Can a pinched nerve cause breast pain?

Can a pinched nerve cause breast pain?

Yes: If the fourth thoracic nerve root is involved, then the breast pain can be a symptom. ...Read more

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Is breast pain normal during menopause?

Is breast pain normal during menopause?

Yes: In the months/yrs leading up to menopause (the end of menstrual periods) our hormones fluctuate to higher highs and lower lows than they did when we were younger. These surges of estrogen can cause breast fullness and tenderness. Seek medical care if pain persists past a few days each month, or if pain is one sided. Get mammograms as recommended (yearly after age 40). ...Read more

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Could breast pain be caused by bad shoulder?

Could breast pain be caused by bad shoulder?

Maybe: In so far as a bad shoulder could lead to altered use of the pectoralis muscles under the breast, then this might be perceived as breast pain. Go into your doctor for a breast exam. ...Read more

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Getting breast pain and i'm only 19 yrs old!?

Several causes: You can see the doctor for a breast exam and see what the cause is. There are several possibilities. In the mean time you can take a pain medication such as Ibuprofen or tylenol (acetaminophen) for the pain. ...Read more