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I have milky white discharge lower belly cramps but already had my period tender breast only one side leaks milky white fluid neg pregnant test what's wro?

I have milky white discharge lower belly cramps but already had my period tender breast only one side leaks milky white fluid neg pregnant test what's wro?

See your PCP: Your primary care provider can evaluate the milky white discharge to determine the cause. Hormonal causes more often cause bilateral nipple discharge. You should have a breast exam and some blood testing. The pcp can also evaluate your belly cramps. ...Read more

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My right breast is little sore on the side of the Breast.

My right breast is little sore on the side of the Breast.

Other symptoms? ..: If you have new onset of " breast pain' & soreness - depends - are you on your cycle, or postmenopasual? Any injury, no breastfeeding, no pregnant? . Any rash on breast? Some soreness could be also transferred from rib to chest wall - common is " costcohondritis". But if you not sure what is going on have doctor examine you. Regular exam is important. If you over 40 - have mammogram annually. ...Read more

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The sides breast have been sore for about two months now. Should I be concerned?

The sides breast have been sore for about two months now. Should I be concerned?

Breast: No, it is probably fibro muscular and of no consequences. Try applying moist heat and if that does not help try an anti inflammatory ...Read more

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Hi ya, I have very sore armpits an my ribs around my side an tops of my breasts what would this be. Thanks?

Hi ya, I have very sore armpits an my ribs around my side an tops of my breasts what would this be. Thanks?

Armpit soreness: Armpit soreness is most often a skin irritation. Deodorants are the likely cause. A second common cause is sweat that becomes sticky and then creates clogged pores. Deodorants also cause clogged pores. I recommend you wash with antibacterial soap repeatedly. If redness is present or if a bump or abscess is present, you will need an exam. ...Read more

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Both my breasts feel really sore but the left side is more sore and tender, even wearing a bra is uncomfortable. Any ideas?

Both my breasts feel really sore but the left side is more sore and tender, even wearing a bra is uncomfortable. Any ideas?

Pregnant?: Buy a home pregnancy test. They turn positive at about the time you'd start your next expected period. If it's negative, repeat in 1 week and call your doctor. ...Read more

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I breast fed my child when he was younger. He fed mostly on one side cause other was very tender. Will they ever be the same size again?

Even out in time: First congratulations for doing such a great service to your baby! Over time your breasts will even out in size as you wean him. You may have a little difference in size of each breast, but many women do and it is normal! ...Read more

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Age 19 why are my breasts sore? Mostly on the outer side near armpit. I've been working out a lot lately. They are tender when I touch or lay on them.

Age 19 why are my breasts sore? Mostly on the outer side near armpit. I've been working out a lot lately. They are tender when I touch or lay on them.

Sore muscles: Breast pain can come from multiple sources. Sometimes this pain may be related to the end of menstrual cycles. If you are doing exercises that stress the muscles of the chest, namely the pectoralis muscles, you may feel pain across the chest that extends into the armpits. With fluid hydration, rest and anti-inflammatory medications, you may be able to find relief from your aches. ...Read more

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I'm having sever pain in upper right quadrant just below right breast with pain also in upper right side of back....right front very tender to touch a?

I'm having sever pain in upper right quadrant just below right breast with pain also in upper right side of back....right front very tender to touch a?

Abdominal pain: Please kindly seek medical attention right away, especially if you also have fever, chills, nausea or vomiting, you should go to emergency room to get further evaluated. Liver or gall bladder infections shoulder be considered along with other possibilities as well. ...Read more

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Why are the sides of my breast sore? I haven't gotten my period since december

Why are the sides of my breast sore? I haven't gotten my period since december

Pregnant?: The most frequent cause of new onset missing of your periods would be pregnancy. You can purchase urine test strips inexpensively from a pharmacy. If you are not pregnant, see an ob/gyn doctor soon. ...Read more

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What can I do if my breasts have become hard and sore on the sides, help?

What can I do if my breasts have become hard and sore on the sides, help?

This may be due to: Fluid retention. 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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The left side of one of my breasts is sore to the touch. Should I be concerned?

The left side of one of my breasts is sore to the touch. Should I be concerned?

Probably not: Since you are young (27), it is most likely you have a cyst, fibrocystic breast disease (painful lumpy breasts), a bruise or an infection. If the pain does not get better after a few days, or if you develop redness or a lump in your breast or under your arm, see a doctor. This is very unlikely to be cancer! ...Read more

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My breasts are very tender and painful on the sides close to my armpits. Should I be worried & have it checked out?

My breasts are very tender and painful on the sides close to my armpits. Should I be worried & have it checked out?

NOT: To worry! BUT

GET IT CHECKED OUT it may be something as simple as a hormonal imbalance or unwanted effect of an oral contraceptive....I assume you are not possibly pregnant (this also may produce these symptoms!

Hope this is helpful

Dr Z ...Read more

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Are really tender breasts a side effect of the pill?

Are really tender breasts a side effect of the pill?

Yes its common: It's common to have mastalgia (or painful breasts) if you are taking birth control pills. It often does go away after your body gets used to the hormone changes. If the pain gets severe then go back to your physician and see what other form of birth control might work. ...Read more

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Is it possible to have breast growing pains at 20? Both a bit sore but more on the right side

Is it possible to have breast growing pains at 20? Both a bit sore but more on the right side

Breast pain: There are a number of reasons for breast pain. Some women get it prior to the period. Others get it with taking in a lot of caffeine as from coffee, colas or energy drinks. Others from keeping objects in bras or wearing poorly fitting bras or from not wearing bras. Discomfort that comes and goes is common. Try a well fitting bra and less caffiene. ...Read more

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I have mild tenderness on the side of both my breast and they have got a little bigger and kind of hard what's does this mean?

I have mild tenderness on the side of both my breast and they have got a little bigger and kind of hard what's does this mean?

Get evaluated: These symptoms can be related to a number of breast issues. It is best to find a breast surgeon in your area for an evaluation. ...Read more

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Period ending but both breasts are sore especially on the outer sides. Had mammo in Nov. I'm 45 yrs old. Is it a bad bra or shld I worry?

Period ending but both breasts are sore especially on the outer sides. Had mammo in Nov. I'm 45 yrs old. Is it a bad bra or shld I worry?

Fibrous mastopathy: In menstruating patient, the effect of hormones during period is on breast tissue in younger patients and ductal system over the age of 40. The effect is to close milk ducts near nipple so that ducts fill with fluid to produce cramping pain. When period ends ducts open near nipple and fluid evaporates so that symptoms disappear. ...Read more

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24 F with pain under left breast and to the side, maybe in ribs, tender to touch. More pain when slouching. Been going on a year. What could it be?

24 F with pain under left breast and to the side, maybe in ribs, tender to touch. More pain when slouching. Been going on a year. What could it be?

Costochondritis: This sounds like costochondritis, a form of rheumatism that is very common in young women especially. NSAIDs like ibuprofen (400-600 mg with food every 4 to 6 hours) or Aleve (naproxen) (1-2 tablets with food twice a day) usually helps. ...Read more

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I have a random and painless sore on the side of my right breast. It seems to have scabbed over but I’m worried it could be a symptom of something.?

Get it checked: With skin lesions, it is always a good idea to have a doctor evaluate it in person. If it's a superficial skin lesion, and the tissue of the breast is not involved, you could see a dermatologist. If there is a deeper soreness or any mass extending into the breast tissue, you could see your gynecologist or a breast specialist. ...Read more

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Sides of my breasts hurts. Tender and painful. Anything I can take for this?

A good fitting bra: Sometimes the underwire of ill fitting bras 'ride up' over the outer edges of the breast producing pain. Make sure your bras are correctly sized and the straps are adjusted properly. ...Read more

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Sore left side, not sure if its my breast chest lungs ect?

Sore left side, not sure if its my breast chest lungs ect?

Neither am I: It is best to get l sided chest pain evaluated by a health care provider so cardiac (heart) causes can be ruled out, which would be the most serious cause of course. A history and physical will usually be able to differentiate between heart, lung, breast, etc. Best wishes. ...Read more

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When I work up and my breast were sore. It's both glands on the side, they are clogged up? What to do?

When I work up and my breast were sore. It's both glands on the side, they are clogged up? What to do?

Varies: Continuing breast feeding is important (if lactating). If there is redness and fever, then seeing a Clinician for possible infection and treatment is best. If not lactating, monitoring may be acceptable, otherwise an examination is indicated if there is no resolution. ...Read more

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I have a lump on my left side about 2in below my breast it is soft but tender to the touch and does not move?

I have a lump on my left side about 2in below my breast it is soft but tender to the touch and does not move?

Get it checked: Typically cancerous lumps are hard, painless and does not move around. It is probably a boil or a swollen oil gland called a sebaceous cyst. ...Read more

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Both breast tender and my left side breast every now and then today sharp pain that goes down to my rib cage?

Both breast tender and my left side breast every now and then today sharp pain that goes down to my rib cage?

Breast exam: Go to your physician for a 3 position breast exam and get a breast ultrasound. This may also be due to hormonal fluctuations. I suggest avoiding any heavy underwire or push-up bras until seen: athletic bras may help. ...Read more

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Both breasts very itchy underneath, sides. And near nipples. No rash. Both a little tender. What could cause this?

Both breasts very itchy underneath, sides. And near nipples. No rash. Both a little tender. What could cause this?

Hormonal /dermatitis: I would first suspect some type of allergic dermatitis, perhaps to a new laundry detergent, or some new clothing, towels, creams, perfume, etc. Also look at hormonal changes, and possibly a side effect from medication. Tenderness often accompanies menstrual cycle and pregnancy, which alter the hormonal conditions. If none of these seem appropriate and it lasts more than a few days, see your MD. ...Read more

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My breast been sore for two months lower pain on left side not real serious n spotting last month. What does this sound like?

My breast been sore for two months lower pain on left side not real serious n spotting last month. What does this sound like?

Breast pain: 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 Dr can help determine the cause. ...Read more