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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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The bottom of my left breast hurts and it been going on for a week. I was wondering what it could be. The right one doesn't hur at all.?

The bottom of my left breast hurts and it been going on for a week. I was wondering what it could be. The right one doesn't hur at all.?

Fibrous mastopathy: Pain in breast is essentially never associated with cancer. The latter, which is related to a mass in the breast, does not initiate any symptom when palpated other than for diagnosing its presence. Pain is due to a somewhat distended milk duct which has not emptied the typical fluid produced, and is part of what is called cystic mastopathy which is benign unless defined otherwise by a mammo ...Read more

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I am only 20 but the past few days the bottom of my breasts have been hurting. I'm not expecting my period and there have been no medication changes.

I am only 20 but the past few days the bottom of my breasts have been hurting. I'm not expecting my period and there have been no medication changes.

Caffeine?: In some women, intake of caffeine (in colas, coffee, tea, chocolate) can increase sensitivity of breast tissue. Limiting caffeine may help reduce breast pain. If pain persists and/or you feel any lumps, see your doctor. ...Read more

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My right breast hurts on one side?

My right breast hurts on one side?

Breast pain sources: Since this is on one side, make sure that there was not breast trauma by "bumping into a car door" for example. Make sure that there is no "lump" by self-examination and if so go directly to the md- (do not pass go). ...Read more

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What does it mean when only your right breast hurts?

What does it mean when only your right breast hurts?

Depends: If you have breast implants the pain may be related to the implant capsule. If there are no implants, then there could be a multitude of reasons for the pain ranging from cancer to infection to trauma. Regardless of whether you have implants or not, if the pain persists for more than a week then you should consult your physician. ...Read more

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Pain just below my breast hurts more when I stand up?

Pain just below my breast hurts more when I stand up?

Possibly rib injury: Could relate to rib or muscles of rib cage or abdominal issues. Any other symptoms such as pain with deep breath suggesting ribs, bowel changes or nausea/vomiting? How long has it been present? Getting worse or staying same? Please add more details! ...Read more

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Could you tell me what are possible reasons why my breast hurts?

Could you tell me what are possible reasons why my breast hurts?

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. ...Read more

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What does it mean when my breast hurts to the touch or not to the touch?

What does it mean when my breast hurts to the touch or not to the touch?

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

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My breast hurts in certain areas when I touch it, but only on the left side. What should I do?

My breast hurts in certain areas when I touch it, but only on the left side. What should 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. ...Read more

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My right breast hurts whenever I'm doing gym or it hurts rarely. But it goes away. Is it normal?

My right breast hurts whenever I'm doing gym or it hurts rarely. But it goes away. Is it normal?

YES: It is normal to have pain to any part of the chest and abdomen including muscle and ribs after exercises
that is very normal. ...Read more

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For the past year, the side of my right breast hurts at the base of the breast, what could it be?

For the past year, the side of my right breast hurts at the base of the breast, what could it be?

Fibrocystic Disease: Most likely it is fibrocystic disease. But if you are 40 years of age you need your mammogram. If you are younger to see your ob/gyn or your pcp and get an ultrasound. Fibrocystic disease can be misserable. ...Read more

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Woke up with pain between breast. Hurts to move around certain ways, or stick out my chest or fold my shoulders forward. Touching it also hurts.

Woke up with pain between breast. Hurts to move around certain ways, or stick out my chest or fold my shoulders forward. Touching it also hurts.

Chest wall inflammat: Not matter what, see a physician for an exam and chest xray. This may be a chest wall inflammation, since it is related to motion. Usuallly OTC antiinflammatory meds willhelp. ...Read more

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I'm 21What does it mean When my right breast hurts randomly, I don't wear bras to see if it makes a diff Can someone explain this to me I'm scared plz?

I'm 21What does it mean When my right breast hurts randomly, I don't wear bras to see if it makes a diff Can someone explain this to me I'm scared plz?

Suggest exam: Breast pain is well known to occur due to hormonal fluctuations within the cycle. Pains may not be as random as you think. Start marking days on the calendar for the painful breast. Is it the entire breast, nipple, or areolar region? Pain on left? Redness, swelling? Discharges? Write it all for 1 month & take it to your doctor. An exam is important along with this info. Family Health History? ...Read more

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Breast hurts need opinions on what it could be. Lactating?

Breast hurts need opinions on what it could be. Lactating?

Breast pain.: Depends on the age, the period or another reason.
Talk to your gynecologist. ...Read more

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My breast hurts but there is no lump?

My breast hurts but there is no lump?

Many reasons: There are numerous reasons for breast pain... caffeine consumption is the leading cause of breast pain. Stop all caffeine consumption. Cysts are a common cause, not always palpable. Infections, lack of appropriate vitamin intake. See your family doctor or surgeon for an indepth discussion in this issue. ...Read more

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My upper right breast hurts in one spot. Any advice?

My upper right breast hurts in one spot. Any advice?

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. ...Read more

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What does it mean when one spot of your right breast hurts?

Usually okay: Depending on your age common to have localized pain in your breast usually cyclical with your period and do to cysts, dilated ducts if redness, marked tenderness, fever then need to rule out abscess. If continues they can do a ultrasound to look at that spot to assure you that you are ok cancers are not tender for the most part. ...Read more

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My breast hurts on and off since my menstrual ended. What can I do?

My breast hurts on and off since my menstrual ended. What can I do?

Common problem: Fibrocystic disease/changes is very common in women. This is most often seen during the menstrual cycle. Breast feel lumpy and painful which is caused by cyst formation (fluid filled areas) due to hormonal changes. Some women may have these changes without being on their menstrual cycle. Caffeine may cuase the cysts to be overactive resulting in pain. This is not related to cancer.
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When your right breast hurts and a constant pain she is 14; years old what could this be?

When your right breast hurts and a constant pain she is 14; years old what could this be?

See doctor: The most common causes of lumps in a girl this age are a fluid filled cyst or a noncancerous mass called a fibroadenoma. I recommend you contact her family physician. They should send her for an ultrasound and evaluation by a breast specialist. If she needs surgical removal of the lumps, make sure it is a surgeon who will be concerned with the cosmetic outcome. It may require a plastic surgeon. ...Read more

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When I am worried or stressed my right breast hurts a lots what causes this I am 55 years old and in good health, black female

When I am worried or stressed my right breast hurts a lots what causes this I am 55 years old and in good health, black female

Fibrocystic changes: You can see some of my other responses to fibrocystic changes/fibrocystic breast disease/breast pain.
When you get "stressed", you release more of your normal female hormones which cause cystic changes and pain in the breast.
Decrease stress (it is not good for your heart or blood pressue either-can cause stroke). Find ways to relax, laugh and do something fun! You'll be even healthier! ...Read more

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What if one of your breast hurts and then later on other breast hurts. And what if your whole body hurts including parts of head.?

What if one of your breast hurts and then later on other breast hurts. And what if your whole body hurts including parts of head.?

Vit E, Primrose Oil: Breast pain is typically due to fibrocystic changes in the breast. It can typically be helped by no smoking, no caffeine, and taking ibuprofen in times of bad pain. If this is frequent problem Vitamin E 800 IU and Primrose oil 2000 mg can be taken daily to help. Pain all over your body could be a sign of another problem like fibromyalgia. ...Read more

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My breast hurts right on the top it feels like a piercing pain once in a while for about a week now have any advice? I know nothing else

If: If the pain occurs a week prior or a few days before your period, this could be due to hormonal changes in the body that can affect one or both breasts. On the other hand you may have cystic breast (s) or even a fibroadenoma in the affected breast (benign tumor). My advice is for you to schedule an appointment with your doctor for a breast exam. Also, if you are 40 you should have a screening mammogram.
Take care. ...Read more

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My right breast hurts severely especially when I breastfeed on it, why?

My right breast hurts severely especially when I breastfeed on it, why?

Frequency, mastitis.: Soreness might be due to doing it too long, or from use of a pump. But apparently the main issue is mastitis, or inflammation of the breasts. This can be from not improper technique of breastfeeding, or from not doing it early enough. Puerperal mastitis can be from infectious inflammation and abscess caused by pathogens like staph. Aureus, strep., and e. Coli. Feeding more often can even help. ...Read more

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Why breast hurts right after ovulation?

Why breast hurts right after ovulation?

Estrogen: Many women have sore breasts and/or sensitive nipples post ovulation secondary to the high estrogen levels. Is normal and is nothing to worry about. Hope this helps. ...Read more