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Breast pain in left breast, feels swollen, bruise forming, glands are sore under armpit, burning feeling.?

Breast pain in left breast, feels swollen, bruise forming, glands are sore under armpit, burning feeling.?

Need in-person eval: These symptoms could be a number of things: cystic changes, abscess, breast cancer.
You should contact your primary care doctor and ask to be referred to a breast specialist (breast surgeon). You also need a mammogram and ultrasound. ...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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Since I was about 12, now 36 I get ugly headaches, sporadic swollen glands (armpits), (later also with sore breasts) & always tired. Please help.

Since I was about 12, now 36 I get ugly headaches, sporadic swollen glands (armpits), (later also with sore breasts) & always tired. Please help.

Cannot diagnose: This requires a detailed history (write down all relevant info), and visit to a good family doctor or general internist for a physical exam, possible imaging studies and labs and full diagnostic evaluation. This cannot be solved over the internet and you must see somebody face to face. Good luck. ...Read more

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Non cyclic left breast pain Dr found enlarged lymph gland and I'm pending mammogram CRP and Full blood count blood results what does this mean?

Non cyclic left breast pain Dr found enlarged lymph gland and I'm pending mammogram CRP and Full blood count blood results what does this mean?

There are: Multiple causes of breast region pain, most benign, and there are multiple causes of enlarged lymph nodes, most benign. Not enough info to speculate on the specific etiology or etiologies, need to wait for the results of the work up. ...Read more

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Causes of right breast pain only? Swollen, feels bruised

Causes of right breast pain only? Swollen, feels bruised

Cyst or infection: At your age, it's likely just a cyst. Other possibilities are an infection. Take some ibuprofen, and if it persists, see your physician. ...Read more

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Side of breast pain, could it be from swollen lymph nodes?

Side of breast pain, could it be from swollen lymph nodes?

Could be: It is hard to tell based on description alone. Please see your physician for breast examination. A lymph node can be felt on exam if it is big enough or seen on ultrasound and/or mammogram. ...Read more

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Breast pain like and sensitivity around my nipple. Right breast is swollen. The pain is also around my armpit and down my arm - should I be worried?

Breast pain like and sensitivity around my nipple. Right breast is swollen. The pain is also around my armpit and down my arm - should I be worried?

MASTALGIA: MASTALGIA is breast pain, MASTITIS IS BREAST INFLAMMATION. You need a full exam labs. Also mammogram and ultrasound of the area in question to define the anatomy. VITE oral and topically can help as well as limiting caffeine intake. ...Read more

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I am experiencing breast pain (quality: tenderness) and tender swollen lump underneath my right nipple. Happened a few weeks ago and returned?

I am experiencing breast pain (quality: tenderness) and tender swollen lump underneath my right nipple. Happened a few weeks ago and returned?

Breast exam: To include a physical exam, breast ultrasound and possible mammogram. The tenderness suggests fibrocystic breast disease; however, you must be examined and imaged. ...Read more

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I'm 16 (F) with bad armpit and left breast pain accompanied by heat, swollen lymph nodes and red flush. My nipple has also inverted. Possible IBC?

I'm 16 (F) with bad armpit and left breast pain accompanied by heat, swollen lymph nodes and red flush. My nipple has also inverted. Possible IBC?

Nipple problem: Breast is a glandular organ always preparing for milk production during pregnancy. To keep the milk ducts open, fluid is secreted into t he ducts which pass on to the nipple, the central spoke of the wheel. If the nipple is inverted, the opening of the ducts are blocked and fluid cant pass out to evaporate. If any minor infection occurred in duct it doesn't drain and causes your symptoms. ...Read more

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3 weeks late for menstrual. Took a HPT it was negative. But my Montgomery glands are now apparent along with tender breasts. Should I test again?

3 weeks late for menstrual. Took a HPT it was negative. But my Montgomery glands are now apparent along with tender breasts. Should I test again?

You may: Use first morning urine and follow the instructions for the test carefully. Alternative you could see your doctor for a blood test that is more sensitive.
If you do not wish to be pregnant, use contraception all the time, every time. You may consider implanted contraceptive.
Practice safe sex.
Get HPV vaccine. ...Read more

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What can cause swollen, tender breasts?

What can cause swollen, tender breasts?

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. If you are over 40, then you should have a mammogram and ultrasound. Please get evaluated by a breast specialist. ...Read more

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What to do for tender breasts that are swollen?

What to do for tender breasts that are swollen?

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. If you are over 40, then you should have a mammogram and ultrasound. Please get evaluated by a breast specialist. ...Read more