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Swelling Under Left Breast Rib
Swelling is the enlargement of organs, skin, or other body parts. It is caused by a buildup of fluid in the tissues. The extra fluid can lead to a rapid increase in weight over a short period of time (days to weeks). Swelling can occur all over the body (generalized) or only in one part ...Read more
Must see doctor: Any breast swelling in the breast or near the breast need clinical examination, possible mammography and other tests including if needed a biopsy. See your doctor without delay ...Read more
Could be: Shingles. If caught early in its course, treatment with antiviral medication is effective. Also, could be something else, so it is best to see a doctor for this. ...Read more
Having extreme rib cage pain, even skin is painful for me to touch. Also, have noticed a largish swelling under left breast, on top of the ribs.
2007 mastectomy w/reconstruction. Sudden swelling left breast arm neck and bottom of rib bruises on right leg. Breast MRI ruled out breast cancer?
Pain in my chest and notice swelling under left breast and dizzy spells, also have enlarged heart what is wrong?
? heart: You need to discuss with your doctor. Could be serious. ...Read more
What causes swelling under left breast with pain when coughing, sneezing, taking a breath or any movement?
This may not be breast pain at all. Obviously, I would recommend you get checked by a doctor.
The fact that it is reproduced with cough, sneeze makes me think of muscle pain from between the ribs, or a rib is out of place
I would recommend seeking out a good osteopathic physician or chiropractic physician to evaluate this pain. ...Read more
Difficult to tell: Without an exam.Get a more detailed answer ›
What could cause a slight pain under my left breast when I cough or stretch? There is no swelling.
Heart or muscle: Either an intercostal muscle is sore, or you are having a cardiac event. Women over age 50 tend to have atypical signs of cardiac issues. Please have a md check out the heart issue with an exam and ECG if needed. ...Read more
See your doctor: Any swelling under armpit that lasts longer than 2-3 weeks should be checked by your doctor. ...Read more
My mom had an endoscopy a few years ago and she has now started having pain a swelling under her left breast. What does she need to do?
Completely unrelated: There is negligible likelihood of any causative relationship between an endoscopic exam of her esophagus 2-3 years ago and a localizing process involving her left breast now. Instead, please address whether she is up-to-date with mammograms, dermatology survey, and/or routine physical exam. Encourage her not to delay longer in getting evaluated by her primary care physician and/or gynecologist. ...Read more
Burning sensation on and off in left breast near top inner area going on for 2 days only in one breast. No swelling or redness?
I have a burning feeling in my left breast, also firmness, swelling and tenderness. I am 50 years old?
Had a biopsy on left breast lump last year, got diagnosed with fibroadenoma, can it cause pain? A little swelling
Painful lump in left breast near armpit, doesn't seem to actually go away. I can visibly see the swelling at the site. What could this be?
Breast lump: Based on your age, this could be an accessory lobe of the breast. It usually engorges with your period. Since it does not go away, you should have an examination by a doctor who may consider an image study such as an ultrasound. ...Read more
I'm 31+1 pregnant, having needle type pain in just my left breast, no swelling or redness but very painful? Cause
No: Consider trauma or infection. Get physical examination ...Read more
Under me left armpit it feels very uncomfortable like swelling. I'm 31 I don't feel any lumps a little pain there n in my left breast. Can it becancer?
Hello.i have fibroadenoma in my left breast from a year.recent ultrasound has shown there is swelling of lymph nodes to size 10×5mm.can I know the?
Not exactly: Sure what the question is, but fibroadenomas are common benign Breast masses, usually there is no treatment necessary once the diagnosis is established. Did you have a needle biopsy of the fibroadenoma? The lymph nodes are likely not related. The size of the lymph nodes is not so much important as the shape/morphology, so a 10x5mm node may or may not be abnormal. ...Read more
I have a knot that started 2 days ago. Now have slight swelling and pain above my left breast along with nausea, puking, tingling and numbness in left?
There is swelling under my left breast, it's tender like a pimple but has no head to it, & is becoming more swollen & painful each day?
Please have it: Checked by your doctor. It sounds like it could be an infection and may need treatment. ...Read more
Constant left breast pain swelling itchy deep gnawing lymph node pain in top side of breast whitish discharge what else could be going on besides ibc?
Breast skin cyst: Swelling and beast pain usually associated with fibrocystic disease. This usually from obstructed duct near terminal end at nipple. Node pain never from fibrocytstic disease but other sources of possible infection. Finding whitish discharge probably from infected sebaceous cyst near tail of breast which would explain all symploms- need cyst resection if can be defined. ...Read more
I have something on my nipple that has cause swelling and pain in my entire left breast. I also have 13 year old implants which this one is very hard?
For 4 months I've had a swelling in my armpit by my left breast which is painful at times and it sometimes makes my whole left breast hurt. I seen a doctor but he said it was nothing to worry about.?
Second opinion?: While there are a number of possibilities here, swelling in the armpit may represent an enlarged lymph node. If you have recently nursed a baby, you may have an infection, e.g. mastitis — though this usually presents with a fever. While breast cancer doesn't usually start with pain, I'd want to rule this out — though it is unlikely. Good doctors value second opinions. Make sure you're comfortable. ...Read more
Recently had axillary dissection to remove melanoma in left lymph nodes. However, now left breast is swollen. What can I do to relieve the swelling?
Swelling in left breast, collar bone, armpit, and shoulder blade area in the left half of my back. A hard bone like lump above my left breast.
Worrisome: Based on your age I would be less concerned about breast cancer, but you describe a hard lump so this concerns me. Is the area red or painful? This might indicate infection; please see a doctor ...Read more
For the past 6 wks I've had a clear discharge coming from a couple of ducts in my left nipple. I've also had swelling & pain in my left breast. I've seen a specialist & I've had an ultrasound, mammogram & ductogram. None of these have turned up any cysts,
i have breast swelling and tenderness to touch. My periods are comming soon. My left breast feels larger and lumpy; glands r kind of swollen. Im experiencing same symptoms on my right breast but with less swelling. What meds can I take?
Breast swelling: Breast swelling and tenderness are consistent with the pre-period symptoms, however the "lumpy" left breast with "glands" should be examined by a MD after the period has been completed. ...Read more
19 years old female injuried left shoulder blade 2 weeks ago, now I am having left arm/hand numbness tingeling and turning purple. Left breast swelling?
Rib cage: Rib cage pain is usually produced by some. Blunt trauma producing rib fracture or tearing of the intercostal muscles between the ribs. Or can be secondary to a temporary inflammatory process involving the cartilaginous tissue which connects our ribs to the sternum. Because there are other causes one would be wise to be evaluated if the pain is increasing, occurs at night or lasts for more than a ...Read more
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