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I just ate milk and cereal and my stomach feels like it blows up and I get really tight tight under breasts.

I just ate milk and cereal and my stomach feels like it blows up and I get really tight tight under breasts.

Lactose intolerance: Bloating after eatting cereal and milk is suggestive of lactose or gluten intolerance. Both are very common. To know which you could try just drinking a glass of milk or having your cereal with coconut or almond milk. Once you know what's causing the problem there is a lot of information out there about dealing with it. Best wishes. ...Read more

Tightness (Definition)

Tightness can mean different states at distinctive times. The most common is the complaint of tightness of chest, a feeling of discomfort, real or perceived, seen often in patients with asthma or panic disorder, or heart attack. Your physician ...Read more


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I had a surgical pleurodesis. Having feeling of tightness under breast in front of chest. Tightness with pain. Always tightness.?

I had a surgical pleurodesis. Having feeling of tightness under breast in front of chest. Tightness with pain. Always tightness.?

Depends: Why pleurodiesis?
For pneumothorax? You may still get smaller localized air collections and discomfort.

For pleural effusion, there can still be discomfort from the process.

After thoracic surgery, scar and tightness is not uncommon. ...Read more

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Slight tightness under breast and gets a little more tight/clogged whenever I sing and of breathe normally. Innocent heart murmur related or no?

Slight tightness under breast and gets a little more tight/clogged whenever I sing and of breathe normally. Innocent heart murmur related or no?

Usually chest wall: Pain with respiration, coughing, singing is usually chest wall, muscle or bone. Press on the area to see if you can reproduce the sensation to prove this.
Several of my female patients have found that the underwire from their bra causes a bruise: try changing bras.
Doubt the innocent murmur pertains. ...Read more

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Rt sided pain and tightness under rt breast and ribs rad to back/shoulder. Tearing sensation at times. Normmri. Chronic nausea. Lost 10lb. No gallbldr.

Rt sided pain and tightness under rt breast and ribs rad to back/shoulder. Tearing sensation at times. Normmri. Chronic nausea. Lost 10lb. No gallbldr.

Complicated: You describe a complex medical issue for which helpful information requires evaluation, with history, a physical exam, and review of all previous test results. You may want to get a second opinion from another gastroenterologist. ...Read more

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Discomfort and tightness pressure under breasts/ top of stomach, almost like a cramp that locks and is always threatning?

Discomfort and tightness pressure under breasts/ top of stomach, almost like a cramp that locks and is always threatning?

Chest discomfort: PInpointing the cause of chest discomfort, especially in women, can be tricky. The possibility of heart disease is a concern, so best to see a doctor for examination and appropriate tests. ...Read more

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Sometimes I feel tightness under my left breast what could that mean?

Sometimes I feel tightness under my left breast what could that mean?

Chest wall: Generally that is caused in the chest wall or breast structures. It could possibly have a cardiac relation but that is much less likely. ...Read more

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My sister slept with the AC on & thinks the cold air has caused the chest pain she's experiencing. She described the pain as a "tightness" under her right breast. Only felt when bending or twisting?

My sister slept with the AC on & thinks the cold air has caused the chest pain she's experiencing. She described the pain as a "tightness" under her right breast. Only felt when bending or twisting?

Could be muscular: I'm not sure how related sleeping with the ac can be but pain worse with twisting and bending is usually muscular in origin. Having said that- it doesn't mean it any be something else so I would suggest being seen by a doctor. ...Read more

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I always have this tight ness under my breast. Doctor can't find anything wrong?

I always have this tight ness under my breast. Doctor can't find anything wrong?

I assume u had: A mammogram, if that was normal may be form ribs, muscle, heart if on the left side etc., you may need to see a few different specialists to determine the cause. ...Read more

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3 times in last month pain in between breasts gradually getting worse like a really tight band lasts for hours exercise or food doesn't bring it on las?

3 times in last month pain in between breasts gradually getting worse like a really tight band lasts for hours exercise or food doesn't bring it on las?

Many possibilities: You should see a doctor. Although not specific, this could be cardiac in nature. I would want to know if there are other risk factors to help figure out the pretest probability of underlying cArdiac disease. Once evaluated may be musculoskeletal in nature. May be from rib, thoracic spine, cartilage on chest wall, etc. If you are having any shortness of breath, get seen soon. Good luck! ...Read more

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What does tightness of the chess between the breasts a sign of?

What does tightness of the chess between the breasts a sign of?

Hard to know: In a 40 year old, unlikely to be your heart but always a possibility. Could be acid reflux. Also consider muscle strain or an irritation of where your rids and your sternum come together (costochondritis). If continues, see your doctor. ...Read more

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I have a lot of stretch marks on my breasts. What can this be from is my bra too tight or what is it?

I have a lot of stretch marks on my breasts. What can this be from is my bra too tight or what is it?

The stretch marks: Are likely due to expansion of the breast (with tearing of tissues). Doubt that a too tight bra is the cause. However, it is not healthy to wear a bra that is too tight. Up to 85% of american women are wearing incorrect bra size. Encourage you to take care of your breasts by going to a bra specialty store for a professional fitting ; help w design selection. You will also be taught how to properly. ...Read more

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Have been woken up three times in past week in a half with a tight band feeling just below breasts wrapping all around. Like a big squeezing hug.?

Have been woken up three times in past week in a half with a tight band feeling just below breasts wrapping all around. Like a big squeezing hug.?

Check it out: As a physician, it is my duty to consider the possible serious causes of the symptoms. Squeezing pain around your chest could be cardiac / heart pain. There are some genetic diseases involving the heart, the valves of the heart, that become symptoms, Aric in an 18 year old. I feel it is worth checking out. ...Read more

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Hi my ques is iwould be tight my breast so you help me how I tight in home exersice or other in home tips?

Hi my ques is iwould be tight my breast so you help me how I tight in home exersice or other in home tips?

Not possible: You cannot tighten your breasts with exercise. Breasts are made of fat not muscle. If you want to enlarge breasts or lift them, you can give the appearance with support bras or cosmetic surgery. ...Read more

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Hi ayesha there I have 1 son on my breast white head I have help me plz or how to do tighting the breast?

Hi ayesha there I have 1 son on my breast white head I have help me plz or how to do tighting the breast?

Not very clear: I'm not exactly clear as to what you are asking... please try again or see your doctor to evaluate the area on your breast that you are concerned about. ...Read more

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My breast implants feel weird and tight, what can this mean?

My breast implants feel weird and tight, what can this mean?

Possible contracture: This may mean that the normal scar tissue envelope around your implant ( (called a capsule) may have begun to shrink (called a contracture). This requires evaluation. Prolonged contracture may cause increased folding of the implant which may lead to a higher rate of rupture in addition to causing visibility and discomfort. Discuss options for treatments after meeting with a board certified plasti. ...Read more

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I have these brownish tanish spots under my breast. What could this be? I was told that it could be the bra, from being too tight.

I have these brownish tanish spots under my breast. What could this be? I was told that it could be the bra, from being too tight.

Tinea corporis: At your young age, I would doubt that you have worn a bra long enough or tight enough to cause hyperpigmentation. Especially if these are well-demarcated spots, and especially if they are itchy, I would lean more toward the possibility of ringworm. This area where you have warm, dark, moist skin-on-skin you could get a fungal infection. Try treating with Lamisil (terbinafine) or lotrimin. ...Read more

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Wondering why I have a tight sensation on the chest inbetween the breasts, could the possibly be muscle related as I did lat pull downs on friday?

Wondering why I have a tight sensation on the chest inbetween the breasts, could the possibly be muscle related as I did lat pull downs on friday?

Certainly possible: The pectoralis major muscle bellies originate from the anterior chest wall just off the edges of the sternum. A chest workout may certainly cause some local muscle-bone interface pain and discomfort between 1-3 days after a workout. This muscular pain should steadily resolve. If the discomfort feels deeper than your chest wall or does not show improvement in 3 days, see your pcp. Nsaids may help. ...Read more

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Dr said thickening and fluid buildup in the lower inner quadrant of both breasts due to sports bra being too tight & worn often. How common is this?

Dr said thickening and fluid buildup in the lower inner quadrant of both breasts due to sports bra being too tight & worn often. How common is this?

Get a 2nd opinion: This seems like a very rare event. The symptoms could be symptoms of other things possibly missed by your doctor. Why would a tight sports braw cause this problem? Doesn't make sense to me. ...Read more

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My mom is having severe pain underneath both breasts. She says it feels tight and like there is pressure. On a scale of 1-10 (high) she says its an 8.?

My mom is having severe pain underneath both breasts. She says it feels tight and like there is pressure. On a scale of 1-10 (high) she says its an 8.?

Emergency room!: Behavior of cardiac ischemia (not enough blood to heart muscle;can lead to heart attack) differs person to person; classic"left sided chest pain/pressure->down left arm/up to jaw w nausea/shortness of breath" frequently does not occur, particularly in women. If suspected, 2 baby aspirin &911 call can save lives. Risks:tobacco, family history, diabetes, high blood pressure/chol. Other risks/reasons exist. ...Read more

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Random crushing chest tightness. Feels like squuezing. Right breast pain. Feels tingly sometimes.?

Many things: Many things may cause you to have this discomfort. Chest crushing and tightness has multiple possible causes and is best evaluated by a physician.

Given the fact that you have had this problem for 2 months it is best to see a doctor for a proper history and physical exam. ...Read more

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Discomfort and pain starting below my left breast and going up to my shoulder. Also hurts through to my back as well. Feels tight as well.

Chest pain?: Your compliants falls into description of chest pain. There are many causes of this symptoms from plain anxiety to very serious ones such as heart attack. See your doctor asap or go to er if you feel symptom are getting worse. Let it be sorted out and get right advise. ...Read more

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What can cause pain under my right breast every time I inhale I can feel it get tight a bit? And I do smoke

First...: ...Stop smoking. Second, stop smoking. Third, see your doctor for an exam and a chest xray. ...Read more

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I feel chest tightness in my left chest behind and above my left breast. I also feel off balance from time to time. Been happening 4 months. Ideas?

I feel chest tightness in my left chest behind and above my left breast. I also feel off balance from time to time. Been happening 4 months. Ideas?

Chest tightness: 4 months of chest pain and loss of balance. You need stress test and ekg. Sometimes stress test can be falsely negative. If pain persists you will need to rule out coronary artery disease. An angiogram is needed to prove or disprove coronary disease if pain is not relieved. ...Read more

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I use BP machine at store it tighten a lot. After it was done I got a tight ness in left rib cage under my breast that comes and goes what could it be?

If it persists: And it worries you, then see doctor. In all likelihood it is just coincidence. If you have risk factors for an upper extremity deep vein thrombosis, the cuff may have dislodged a clot that led to a pulmonary embolism. This would be very rare. ...Read more