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Sudden Breast Pain In One Breast
What could be the cause of sudden severe breast pain in one breast 4 years after full hysterectomy?
Do you have ovaries?: 1. Blockage of a milk duct -- we make milk every day no matter what, even past menopause. Almost all milk is resorbed in drainage tubes=ducts except when breast feeding. Blockage from dried milk, small infection, or inflammation can cause severe pain as the milk is being pushed against the blockage. 2. 'fat necrosis' - a tiny blood clot that kills a piece of fat (not dangerous) 3. Infection. ...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
Fibrocystic changes: You could have fibrocystic changes. This is the most common cause of breast pain. It can be aggravated by caffeine, stress, menstrual cycle and hormonal supplements. In addition, you may want to get fitted by a bra specialist to make sure you have the right size, which will make you more comfortable. Vitamin e works for breast pain in some. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Not usually: Breast cancer would not be common at all at age 23 and doesn't usually cause pain until very late stages. Pain at age 23 is usually due to hormones or even from the muscles under the breast. Pain from between the ribs or where the ribs attach to the sternum is especially common. Best to be checked by a doctor to be sure. ...Read more
What could cause server breast pain in one breast beneath the nipple, a very hot feeling around the painful area with vaginal yellow/orange discharge?
See MD soonest: 34 year old woman asks, What could cause severe breast pain in one breast beneath the nipple, a very hot feeling around the painful area with vaginal yellow/ orange discharge? Mastitis; Infection/ Inflammation in the affected breast. Consider Human bite from Nursing Child or Loved person. With Vaginal discharges need to see MD soonest for treatment. ...Read more
Get checked: Breast pain is nonspecific. It can be normal breast changes as you age or due to menstrual cycle hormonal fluctuations. If it is at one spot it could be a fibroadenoma or a cyst. Rarely it could be infection if you're breast feeding. It would be worthwhile to check with your doctor for a mammogram and/or ultrasound. ...Read more
I am having breast pain and while squeezing milk and oily thing coming out.i have 2year old son and stopped givin feed one year back.is this serious?
One sided breast pain on and off for weeks..Have been breastfeeding for 10 months..Is this related?
Position the baby: This could be completely hormonal and you are having some strange one-sided breast reaction to this normal process. It could be, however, that your baby is not completely emptying a quadrant of the painful breast for some reason and that is causing the pain. Experiment with "foot-balling" or positioning your baby so the tongue empties all quadrants equally. This could just be techique or bad luck. ...Read more
Is it normal for your breast pain to be in different areas of your breast, and not just one in early pregnancy?
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