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Swollen breasts nipples?

Bra fit: Too much friction from poorly fitting bras can cause this. If its one side or doesn't improve, you should have it checked out. ...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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What causes swollen brest and tender nipples?

What causes swollen brest and tender nipples?

Many possibilities: There are many potential causes. One may be medication - certain medication may cause this. Another could be due to pregnancy or hormonal shifting. Simple irritation and rubbing from clothing or trauma. However it may be something more serious such as a growth in the brain. Please see your family physician to further evaluate. ...Read more

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I am experiencing breast pain (quality: tenderness) , breast swelling, breast redness, tender swollen lump in breast, breast lump (quality: tender, swollen lump, mobile or moveable lump) , breast tenderness to touch and fever.

I am experiencing  breast pain (quality: tenderness) , breast swelling, breast redness, tender swollen lump in breast, breast lump (quality: tender, swollen lump, mobile or moveable lump) , breast tenderness to touch and fever.

Infection?: What you described suggests and infection and you should see a doctor for proper evaluation and treatment. If is not feasible to provide a more meaningful opinion without examining you. Wish you good health! ...Read more

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Both breasts feel bruised and tender. Very painful . Not pregnant. Yellowish discharge from nipples.

Not normal: The only situation in which this would be normal or expected is if you are an avid runner/athlete who does not have a well-fitting sports bra. Otherwise a nipple discharge without a history of pregnancy, delivery or breast-feeding in the recent past is always abnormal and warrants an exam. A 1-sided discharge is more urgently concerning than a symmetric one. ...Read more

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My breast very painful?

My breast very painful?

Many possibilities: There are many different things that can cause breast pain- from hormone related -especially around your menstrual cycle; infection, inflammation, fibrocyctic disease, certain food like caffeinated beverages etc- also can give you breast pain. You should go to see your gynecologist or your pmd and have a good breast examination. Breast cancer at your age is less likely. ...Read more

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Help! there's white spots on my nipples, tender breasts & very painful?

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Help! there's white spots on my nipples, tender breasts & very painful?

See you doctor: Many reasons for tender breasts. The white spots may be cysts. Cysts can be treated, sometimes need excised. Your doctor can guide your treatment. ...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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I have tender breasts and swollen. Pregnant?

I have tender breasts and swollen. Pregnant?

Find out: You can find out by taking a pregnancy test. If you are not pregnant, it is still most likely related to hormone changes in your cycle. ...Read more

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Tender abdomen after painful stomach flu?

Tender abdomen after painful stomach flu?

Diagnosis: The initial assumption that you have a "stomach flu" (whatever that means), may well be incorrect, but would need more info. A tender (meaning painful to the touch) abdomen is a disturbing symptom and one which should be described to a doctor who can then examine this themselves. Please see a professional soon. ...Read more

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Brest been sore an tender?

Brest been sore an tender?

Antibiotics : You may need antibiotics but it could be another skin problem. See your doctor for evaluation and treatment. ...Read more

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Sore itchy breast?

Sore itchy breast?

Family practice : Is there a rash or redness present. If yes could be a yeast infection check with your dr if it persists. ...Read more

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I'm 49 my breast nipples are sore and breast painful?

I'm 49 my breast nipples are sore and breast painful?

HT Topic pages: Here is a link to the healthtap topic page on sensitive and sore nipples. Here you will find many answers on this subject. https://www.healthtap.com/#topics/sensitive-nipples. ...Read more

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Tender breasts and cramps means what?

Tender breasts and cramps means what?

Menstrual pain: Assuming there's no chance that you're pregnant, these are usually signs of a normal period. If you haven't started your period in a week or so, take a pregnancy test. ...Read more

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I am experiencing breast redness and breast lump (quality: tender, swollen lump) .

I am experiencing  breast redness and breast lump (quality: tender, swollen lump) .

Need to examine: It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without examining you and your symptoms warrant evaluation by a physician. What you described is not a sign of cancer, but you should still see your doctor. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex, if you have sex. Get HPV vaccine ...Read more

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Tender/painful breast lump that is always on the same place but I feel it more during my period or PMS what could it be?

Tender/painful breast lump that is always on the same place but I feel it more during my period or PMS what could it be?

Maybe a cyst: or adenoma (though these are usually painless). Please tell your parents as this should be medically evaluated. ...Read more

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Low abdomen has been bloated&hard for almost a week. Today pain shooting down my left leg. Tender/painful right breast. No energy.

Low abdomen has been bloated&hard for almost a week. Today pain shooting down my left leg. Tender/painful right breast. No energy.

Go to your MD: This could be something serious for your abdomen to be tender balloted and hard. There is a host of causes to large for a 400 character site so please see you doctor asap if you don't have one go to an ER ...Read more

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Painful/tender left breast near armpit. Get bouts of tight chest and shortness of breath and dizziness. Feels like i may collapse and feel unbalanced.

Painful/tender left breast near armpit. Get bouts of tight chest and shortness of breath and dizziness. Feels like i may collapse and feel unbalanced.

Complete evaluation: You need to see your family doctor or gynecologist straightaway -- and get a complete evaluation including gynecological exam. ...Read more

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Help! there's white spots on my nipples, tender breasts & very painful?

Dr. Mark Pack Dr. Pack
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See you doctor: Many reasons for tender breasts. The white spots may be cysts. Cysts can be treated, sometimes need excised. Your doctor can guide your treatment. ...Read more

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A week before my period comes I get painful, sore & tender breasts. I know it's a common PMS symptom. Can I treat or prevent it?

A week before my period comes I get painful, sore & tender breasts. I know it's a common PMS symptom. Can I treat or prevent it?

Management,,,: Likely the best way to deal with this is to manage it. A wide range of things can be done. To start with, diet and exercise, like reducing salt and caffeine might help. Also, especially here, anti inflammatory meds like naproxen or ibuprofen could help this pain. Oral contraceptives/birth control pills could also help here to balance out the hormone swings. You can see your Dr. To be sure. ...Read more

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Was told I have hormonal changes that cause breast pain and lumps can this extend to lumpy painful upper stomach and sore ribs?

It sounds: Like you may have a hypersensitivty, or heightened perception of pain and visceral symptoms. Consider a contraceptive pill but a med for mood and anxiety may help the loose stools, daytime fatigue and the sensation of pain, good luck. ...Read more

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I am a 40 yr old woman very 2 very painful breasts....had a full hysterectomy 5 yrs ago..it's not a soreness it's pain. ..

I am a 40 yr old woman very 2 very painful breasts....had a full hysterectomy 5 yrs ago..it's not a soreness it's pain. ..

Get it checked: You have very painful both breasts.You can take over the counter pain meds like Tylenol (acetaminophen) or Ibuprofen for pain.You should get it checked by your Doctor It may be due to fibrocystic Breasts,Hormonal Changes, ...Read more

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Hello, this is the first time over the last 8 years that I used birth control. I start the last day of my mentrual period; however I have been feeling PMS (tender breast, bloating, painful hips,etc). My period originally supposed to arrive on July 27th an

Hello, this is the first time over the last 8 years that I used birth control. I start the last day of my mentrual period; however I have been feeling PMS (tender breast, bloating, painful hips,etc). My period originally supposed to arrive on July 27th an

Common: You can start OCPs anytime, but ideally on first day (not last day ) of ur period. Ur symptoms are common and should resolve within next three cycles. Ur cycle is off because of starting OCPs late - it can take a few months for your body to get use to them and regular cycles to return. If PMS symptoms persist, see ur dr about lowering estrogen dose or having take them continuously. ...Read more

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What causes breast pain and tenderness in girls?

What causes breast pain and tenderness in girls?

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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I am experiencing breast pain (quality: tenderness) .

I am experiencing  breast pain (quality: tenderness) .

Breast Pain due to: Breast tenderness is common thing in women. It sometimes from fibrocystic breasts. Pain also changes with the time of your cycle. Dietary deficiency of Essential Fatty Acids also contribute to tenderness. Can take oral Evening Primrose capsules, Flaxseed Oil capsules to replace omega three fatty acids in the diet. Of course eating sources of such is best. Salmon, flaxseed products and others. ...Read more

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What might be cause of breast pain and tenderness?

What might be cause of breast pain and tenderness?

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're the possible causes for breast pain / tenderness?

What're the possible causes for breast pain / tenderness?

Seek advice: Please seek medical advice for this problem. Causes are many. ...Read more

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I would like informatics guide to causes of breast pain and tenderness?

Here's some info: I'm not sure what you mean by "informatics, " but here are some good web sites with reliable information. Seeing a breast surgeon for an opinion is never a bad idea. Good luck! www.Mayoclinic.Com/health/breast-pain/ds00760 www.Nlm.Nih.Gov/medlineplus/ency/article/003152.Htm women.Webmd.Com/tc/breast-pain-mastalgia-topic-overview. ...Read more

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What do you think this breast pain is? Sore when lying on belly like to sunbathe.

What do you think this breast pain is? Sore when lying on belly like to sunbathe.

Mpst ;ikely benign: Breast tendermess is usually a benign sign but needs to be evaluated. Simple solutions like decafeinating or vitamin E daily can be helpful. ...Read more

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I am experiencing breast pain (quality: tenderness) , bone pain and back pain (severity: severe) (side: lower) . The following also describe me: S...

I am experiencing  breast pain (quality: tenderness) , bone pain and back pain (severity: severe) (side: lower) . The following also describe me: S...

General: Hi, Thank you for your question. I would love to discuss this in more detail with you. It seems like you have several things going on and it is best to consult with a physician. Please contact me if you would like to tackle your problems one by one. Either way hope you feel better. Dr. M ...Read more