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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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I had sex a few days ago and I'm noticing that one of my breasts are sore to the touch.I have never had tender breasts ever.Should I be concerned?

I had sex a few days ago and I'm noticing that one of my breasts are sore to the touch.I have never had tender breasts ever.Should I be concerned?

Probably ok: Do a self breast exam, and if there are no changes in your breast you can probably just wait and see if the symptoms improve over the next few days. If they don't or the pain worsens, then I would recommend that you see your doctor. ...Read more

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Pain on left side under breast and wraps around to back. Ice heat and rest no help. Coughing sneezing and laughing make it worse. Sore to the touch. C?

Pain on left side under breast and wraps around to back. Ice heat and rest no help. Coughing sneezing and laughing make it worse. Sore to the touch. C?

Breast pain : Hi UWright, have you been doing any heavy lifting? Your symptoms sound like they are due to muscle strain. However given that they come from your breast I would recommend an exam from a healthcare professional as breast masses or cysts can cause similar discomfort. ...Read more

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The left breast is sore on the side when i touch it?

The left breast is sore on the side when i touch it?

Need to see doc: Unlikely to be a serious problem at 19; however, you should see a gynecologist or breast surgeon. ...Read more

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I have extreme soreness and tenderness to the touch on my left side, near and under my left breast.. There is no rash or noticable irritation on the s?

Possibly shingles: If there is no bruise there, it could be shingles, which often begins with pain (the rash comes later). It could also be a bacterial infection, but that is less likely if there is no noticeable redness or "firming" of the skin in that area. See your doctor asap, because if it is shingles, the sooner you start treatment, the better the result. ...Read more

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I have extreme soreness and tenderness to the touch on my left side, near and under my left breast.. There is no rash or noticable irritation on the surface of my skin. It has not gotten better over the past week. It is extremely painful and hurts most al

It : It sounds like you are having a lot of pain. This is a very important symptom and should be medically evaluated right away. It sounds like you are concerned about shingles, which as you know is a very painful condition. Other things such as infection are a possibility. Please see your doctor for an evaluation right away and don't wait as this sounds very painful. ...Read more

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My friend is concerned she might have cancer. She feels tired, neck hurts and swollen lymph nodes under jaw and neck and breast. One ear canal is inflamed and back of skull on one side is sore. Her sinuses are clear. Dry throat but not sore.

My friend is concerned she might have cancer. She feels tired, neck hurts and swollen lymph nodes under jaw and neck and breast. One ear canal is inflamed and back of skull on one side is sore. Her sinuses are clear. Dry throat but not sore.

?cancer: while what you have described above looks like an infection. Anyone who is concerned that they may have cancer should go to be seen by their doctor. even if its revealed to be an infection - its worth it for peace of mind ...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 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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What can cause a sudden sharp minor pain just under the left breast? It appears to be moving to the side, and is tender to touch.

Costalchondritis: Pain to touch implicate the ribs where they join the breastbone. Inflammation at that site can explain your pain. Tzietz's syndrome. ...Read more

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I have a dull, tender to the touch pain. It is located under my armpit, outside of my breast. Only on my left side. Left side seems a bit larger than ?

I have a dull, tender to the touch pain. It is located under my armpit, outside of my breast. Only on my left side. Left side seems a bit larger than ?

Your age?: Answers to questions like yours, can vary based on your age. Please update your profile and include your age, any medicines you take. Then ask your question again, and tell us how long you have had the pain and how severe it is. Then we will be able to give you better advice. ...Read more

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My lymph nodes in my right armpit is tender. I feel pain when i touch. Also my right breast is a bit bigger than my left one. Should i be cautios?

My lymph nodes in my right armpit is tender. I feel pain when i touch. Also my right breast is  a bit bigger than my left one. Should i be cautios?

Have it evaluated: You should have it evaluated especially if the breast enlargement is a recent finding. Breast asymmetry is often normal if it has always been present. See a gyn doctor. ...Read more

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I have sharp stabbing aim in my left rib jus below my breast , both are tender and the left side underneath is itchy and the skin is tender to touch i?

I have sharp stabbing aim in my left rib jus below my breast , both are tender and the left side underneath is itchy and the skin is tender to touch i?

Shingles?: You didn't post an age or any medical history. What you are describing could be the onset of shingles, Shingles are the resurgence of the chicken pox virus that lays dormant in sensory nerve cells and reemerges at times of stress and low immunity. If you have had the chicken pox in the past, shingles is a possibility. Pain and itching usually occur before a pox like rash occurs. ...Read more

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I have pain/tender to touch at my left temple with shooting pains in the left side of my head. Tender/burning in left breast and bone?

Have you had before?: Did it start in your head? It could be Temporandibular joint syndrome or a migraine headache. If you are having left sided chest pain that could be concerning and you should be seen by a doctor to make sure it isn't your heart. ...Read more