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My sons left breast is swollen ? What could be the cause of this ?

My sons left breast is  swollen ? What could be the cause of this ?

How old is he?: If he is 12-13 year old it might be a normal physiologic finding. Please see his pediatrician. ...Read more

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My grandma just told me that 3 days ago she noticed her left breast bigger and heavier than the other, it is very swollen, what could be the cause?

My grandma just told me that 3 days ago she noticed her left breast bigger and heavier than the other, it is very swollen, what could be the cause?

See her MD promptly: Likely causes: a. infection b. duct blockage c. breast cyst d. hormonal imbalance Unlikely causes: a. tumor b. trauma c. medication side effect She needs to see her physician promptly. ...Read more

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My left breast is swollen and sore, what's wrong?

My left breast is swollen and sore, what's wrong?

Get is medically : Evaluated. Causes of breast pain can include cysts, prior surgery, trauma, medications (oral contraceptives, infertility tx, ssri's), large breast size, premenstrual syndrome, ovulation, period ; pregnancy. Your physician may be able to help determine the cause. ...Read more

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Left breast hurts and is swollen for no reason. What do I do?

Left breast hurts and is swollen for no reason. What do I do?

Breast pain: This can't be diagnosed with the information that is available. A history, physical examination & other studies may be needed to determine cause/causes. Once accurately assessed a treatment plan can be developed. ...Read more

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I have been coughing for 6 days now. and now i noticed that under my left breast my rib cage seems to be swollen.

I have been coughing for 6 days now. and now i noticed that under my left breast my rib cage seems to be swollen.

See Doc: With a cough that is almost 1 week, and now possible swelling in your Lung cavity/rib cage area, it is best for you to get an evaluation and examination by your Dr. to get properly diagnosed and treated as needed, Best wishes. ...Read more

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What is the cause to have a swollen vein in my left breast?

What is the cause to have a swollen vein in my left breast?

Probably normal: The breasts normally have veins but sometimes they can become very prominent. They tend to enlarge during menstrual cycles as well as from sun exposure or in fair skinned women. Usually nothing is done for these veins. Occasionally breast veins in pregnant women can develop inflammation. If breast veins are bothersome, they could be injected with sclerotherapy. ...Read more

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My left breast is swollen an entire cup size. Breastfeeding-- what does this mean?

My left breast is swollen an entire cup size. Breastfeeding-- what does this mean?

Need to get checked: If this is painful and sudden, it could be an infection or blocked milk ducts. Even if not painful and not sudden, something is going on. It may be harder to detect a lump deep in the breast while you are full of milk. You should speak to or see your lactation consultant or provider. ...Read more