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I have been having a sharp throbbing pain in my left breast, what could this be?

I have been having a sharp throbbing pain in my left breast, what could this be?

Breast pain: The precise location matters. This may indicate a cyst or trauma with what is called 'fat necrosis.' This can hurt. If the pain is upper and outer area of the breast, then a lymph node could be swollen or inflamed. Throbbing suggests inflammation and this is of concern. A careful exam is essential. ...Read more

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Throbbing pain under my left breast when I lie down. Did yard work week ago some heavy lifting. Use to hurt to take deep breath- now hurts 2 lay down?

Throbbing pain under my left breast when I lie down. Did yard work week ago some heavy lifting. Use to hurt to take deep breath- now hurts 2 lay down?

May be muscular: May be musculoskeletal pain from exertion and heavy lifting. Try taking Tylenol and rest. If the pain with breathing or laying down persists, then see your doctor. Hard to say more without knowing your medical history. ...Read more

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I feel throbing pain from my left breast to my left side of my back bone. I am kind of worried if it is related to breast cancer.

I feel throbing pain from my left breast to my left side of my back bone. I am kind of worried if it is related to breast cancer.

Probably not: Breast pain is not a common symptom of breast cancer and it would be rare for a 28 year old female to develop breast cancer. This is most likely benign breast pain. However you should discuss your concerns with your friendly primary care physician. ...Read more

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18 weeks pregnant and having a sharp throbbing pain in the left breast that comes and goes but isn't tender to touch?

18 weeks pregnant and having a sharp throbbing pain in the left breast that comes and goes but isn't tender to touch?

Breast exam: Anytime one notices a new mass, new pain, lump, bump or skin change in the breast it is very important to have this evaluated by a doctor who can help determine if any work up or testing is needed. Breast pain can be from hormonal changes, weight changes, dietary changes, cysts, changes in exercise patterns, ill fitting bras and others. ...Read more

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Sharp throbbing pain in left shoulder and under breast sometimes chest usually only when I inhale deeply?

Sharp throbbing pain in left shoulder and under breast sometimes chest usually only when I inhale deeply?

Pleurisy?: Very little history is given but this is consistent with pleurisy. Have you been exercising or doing martial arts? Do you have a job that requires physical effort?
This could be the cause?
Are you on the pill? It could possibly be a pulmonary embolus but is less likely
See the doc and have an exam. ...Read more

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Hy im 34 my left breast has gotten bigger an feels like fever inside the pain feels like a pulling an throbbing pain everyday.... mamagrm GOOD?

Hy im 34 my left breast has gotten bigger an feels like fever inside the pain feels like a pulling an throbbing pain everyday.... mamagrm GOOD?

See a doctor: Recommend to see a doctor first and have a breast exam, rule out infection, inflammation or others. Mammogram is used to detect breast abonormality or masses, but usually not sensitive for young woman ...Read more

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I've been having an aching pain in my left breast on and off for weeks that has now turned into a throbbing pain that is keeping me awake at night.

I've been having an aching pain in my left breast on and off for weeks that has now turned into a throbbing pain that is keeping me awake at night.

See your MD: It is hard to know the cause without more details, but whenever there is a history of ongoing breast pain it is always a wise idea to see your Dr. Whatever the cause is, the therapy is more likely to be successful the sooner it is started instead of delaying it. Pain is your body's warning system that something is wrong, just like a warning light on your car, it is not something you should ignore. ...Read more

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Sharp throbbing pain (comes and goes for couple min.) that happens at the exact same time in left breast, nipple and left lower neck. Possible causes?

Rib or myofascial: Hisdelucas, it could be rib pain or myofascial (muscle and fascia) pain. The distribution you describe suggests something is wrong at thoracic vertebra 4. Base of the neck is something else. Either the two are from postural imbalance or something is going on at the spinal cord. See a pain specialist or your primary care doctor. ...Read more

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Had masectomy four years ago, on left breast type 2, no chemo or radiations required, one node removed. Now having throbbing pain just below armpit.

Pain: Pain is not usually a sign of breast cancer, but needs an examination. Does it hurt to move the left arm? Could be a strained muscle which can improve with rest, heat & ibuprofen. But see your doctor for an exam. ...Read more

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1) for the past 2 days I have experienced a throbbing in my left breast while doing no activity. I have not taken any medication yet.?

1) for the past 2 days I have experienced a throbbing in my left breast while doing no activity. I have not taken any medication yet.?

Pain med and doctor: This could be from various things. I suggest taking an otc pain med like Motrin and if the pain persists after an hour see a doctor. It could be mastitis or inflammation or an issue in your chest or heart due to the location. I wouldn't sleep on it longer if the pain doesn't go away. ...Read more

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What causes 15 second throbbing sensation in a small area of chest at the top center of left breast? Fear cardiac. PCP says heart ok.

What causes 15 second throbbing sensation in a small area of chest at the top center of left breast? Fear cardiac. PCP says heart ok.

Likely muscular: That's not a heart symptom which tends to be exertional, gradual over 10-15 minutes, tight or burning. ...Read more

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My armpits feel sore. Skin clear. Also left breast throbbing for several months. Nipple feels cold & wet sometimes, but when checked, nothing?

My armpits feel sore. Skin clear. Also left breast throbbing for several months. Nipple feels cold & wet sometimes, but when checked, nothing?

Can check the...: A primary care doctor can check the whole area of the chest, back, and breasts, to see if there is a problem in that area that is "referring" soreness to the armpits. Sometimes pain sensations in a problem area travel to other nerves, and make a person "feel" the pain in another part of the body. This may be the case, if the armpits "feel" soreness but are normal on exam. ...Read more

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Why do I get a stinging throbbing pain under my breast on my right and left side? It hurts bad..

Why do I get a stinging throbbing pain under my breast on my right and left side? It hurts bad..

Fluid retention: In women of your age, hormonal caused fluid retention or sensitivity to caffeine are the teo most common causes especially if you have hormonaly sensitive breasts. ...Read more