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Can Mastalgia cause breast pain in one breast and area?

Can Mastalgia cause breast pain in one breast and area?

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 more

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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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Sudden pain in one breast with minor swelling?


Sudden pain in one breast with minor  swelling?

Please see your GP: My advice is not to ignore such a problem in the breast. There are quite few causes to think about from simple hormonal problem to infection and even cancer. So I would like you to see your doctor for further assessment and management as needed. ...Read more

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I have breast pain only in the left breast?

I have breast pain only in the left breast?

Breast pain: Pain in one breast could be related to a cyst or a fibroadenoma. It could also be due to trauma. Breast cancer would not be a frequent reason for breast pain. Exercise with a bra that is lacking in support is also a possible cause. Your physician can better advise after evaluation. ...Read more

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Can fibrocystic breast cyst occur in one breast with discharge?

Can fibrocystic breast cyst occur in one breast with discharge?

Yes: Fibrocystic breast changes and symptoms can often be felt more on one side than the other or only on one side. The discharge should be clear or yellowish. You should never see blood, as this is definitely abnormal and needs to be checked out. If you feel a lump or think you have a cyst, a sonogram should be performed to confirm that it is a fluid lump and nothing solid. ...Read more

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Hx of HER2+ CA in left breast. Breast implants in both breast after tx. Now have pain in R breast, negative mammogram last month, no lumps noted. ?

Hx of HER2+ CA in left breast. Breast implants in both breast after tx. Now have pain in R breast, negative mammogram last month, no lumps noted. ?

Fibrocystic changes: You could have fibrocystic changes. This is the most common cause of breast pain. There is usually not a mass but lumpy tissue. It can be aggravated by caffeine, stress, menstrual cycle and hormonal medications like Tamoxifen and birth control pills. Contact your breast surgeon or oncologist for a breast exam. ...Read more

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I am experiencing breast pain (sharp stabninng ad achy) in both breast but mostly left. Travels throughout breast but most of the time on top right and breast bone area. Including nipple sensitivity in both breast back pain all over back shoulders?

I am experiencing  breast pain (sharp stabninng ad achy) in both breast but mostly left. Travels throughout breast but most of the time on top right and breast bone area.  Including nipple sensitivity in both breast  back pain all over back shoulders?

Breast pain: Bring your concerns to your provider. It may be nothing, it may be from strain to the underlying muscle, or it may be something else. Either way, a good breast exam and possible imaging may be in order. Therefore, best to be evaluated by your doctor. ...Read more

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Sharp pains in breast, could this be breast cancer?

Not enough info: There are many reasons for breast pain. Do you feel a lump? nipple discharge? Have you had a mammogram? If you have concerns, see you doctor for the proper history, exam, and testing, ...Read more

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Pain in chest and breast 3 years post lumpectomy?

Not rare: Not uncommon to have residual pain in the chest/ breast after lumpectomy and radiation perhaps due to scar tissue and nerve damage. Tell your doc about it and tell him/her if it is a constant, stable problem or if it has worsened lately. Also, make sure you get mammos as scheduled and keep notice of new lumps or masses. ...Read more

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Breast pain in right breast and armpit and numbness and tingling a little lymph in breast big lump in left corner of right breast and yellow discharge when you press on breast discharge?

Breast pain in right breast and armpit and numbness and tingling a little lymph in breast big lump in left corner of right breast and yellow  discharge when you press on breast discharge?

Immediate exam: Although you are quite young you will need a breast exam and ultasound. If masses are found you may need a mamogram and antibiotics if your physician suspects a breast infection. Get checked asap! ...Read more

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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..

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

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Can pain in my right armpit be breast cancer?

Can pain in my right armpit be breast cancer?

Not likely: Breast cancer increases as women get older and it would be very unlikely for you to have breast cancer at age 20. At age 30 the chance of developing breast cancer during the next 10 years is 1 in 227. Breast cancer can spread to lymph nodes in the armpit, but this usually won't cause pain. It's much more likely your pain is from something else. ...Read more

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4 months of stabbing pain through left breast starting at nipple straight through to back. No lumps but have history of fibrocystic breasts.

4 months of stabbing pain through left breast starting at nipple straight through to back. No lumps but have history of fibrocystic breasts.

Ribs: This is most likely an intercostal neuralgia, or irritation of the nerve associated with each rib. The pain is sharp, and stabbing, often radiating from breast area to the back. Gastroesphageal reflux, particularly with hiatal hernia may cause similar symptoms. Diagnostic workup may include thoracic ct / MRI to exclude aneurysm. ...Read more

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Pain in my breast, but no sign of breast cancer.What this pain should be?

Pain in my breast, but no sign of breast cancer.What  this pain should be?

Pain: Breast pain is mastodynia or mastalgia. It is very common in women & usually related to monthly hormonal changes or from hormone medications. It is common in fibrocystic breast condition. Need to be sure there is no cancer. Many sites list treatments of low fat diet, etc. See your gynecologist for treatment discussion. ...Read more

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Pain in breasts & underarms.Discomfort in underarms esp. During periods.Intermittent pain in either breast like a twinge. Some swelling is felt.?

Pain in breasts & underarms.Discomfort in underarms esp. During periods.Intermittent pain in either breast like a twinge. Some swelling is felt.?

Breast pain: This is likely that the breast tissue has extended into the armpit. Have the doctor exam you while you have the discomfort and swelling. S/he can confirm this probability. ...Read more

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Is it normal to have sharp pains in the breast and upper back post breast cancer surgery?

Post surgery neuropa: This is likely normal post surgery. You are described post surgery neuropathic pain. This is typically a result of "cutting" of the nerves in your skin from the surgery. Most people will have improvement over time, but some will have continued pain in the region. Some patients have "phantom" pain post mastectomy because their body still thinks the breast is there, even though it was removed. ...Read more

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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 more

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