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What does it means when you have sharp pains in your left breast?

What does it means when you have sharp pains in your left breast?

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. In addition, you may want to get fitted by a bra specialist to make sure you have the right size, which will make you more comfortable. Vitamin e works for breast pain in some. ...Read more

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Iv been getting sharp pains under my left breast. What could this mean?

Iv been getting sharp pains under my left breast. What could this mean?

Probably nothing: Although probably nothing to worry about, have checked by a professional. May need an ultrasound. Fibrocystic change is most likely diagnosis. Pain typically related to hormonal changes. ...Read more

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Today I felt 3 sharp pains on the left side of my breast what can this mean? After I felt slight pain then I went to sleep because I was tjerd.

Today I felt 3 sharp pains on the left side of my breast what can this mean? After I felt slight pain then I went to sleep because I was tjerd.

Soft tissue strain: In the absence of a mass or skin changes, the pains you felt were probably a strain of the muscle or connective tissue that supports the breast. Keep paying attention and do a self breast exam to be sure there is nothing palpable. ...Read more

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I have a cellultis on my breast which I was in the hospital 4 but today I am getting sharp pains in it do u know y could it mean its coming back?

I have a cellultis on my breast which I was in the hospital 4 but today I am getting sharp pains in it do u know y could it mean its coming back?

Possible: Cellulitis is a bacterial infection of the skin. Signs and symptoms of cellulitis are increased warmth, redness and tenderness over the infected area. Patients may also have a fever. Diabetic patients are more subject to inspections including cellulitis. Patients with cellulitis should be seen by physician as soon as possible. Mild cases can be treated with oral antibiotics but more severe cases may need hospitalization and intravenous medication. ...Read more

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I have a big lump in right breast, skin is red, tingling sharp pains, right breast bigger than left, what does this mean?

I have a big lump in right breast, skin is red, tingling sharp pains, right breast bigger than left, what does this mean?

Red skin on Breast: What it means is that you should have that breast checked immediately, if not sooner. You cannot wait on this. You must see a physician asap. ...Read more

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I've been have sharp short pains in my breast under my nipple and on the side and above and around my chest bone hurts what could this mean?

I've been have sharp short pains in my breast under my nipple and on the side and above and around my chest bone hurts what could this mean?

Inflamation: Some one your age (18) with symptoms you have most likely infection in the montgomery glands, that are around the areola. Apply some warm compresses and see your doctor, for some times needs drain the pus, possible antibiotics and to make sure you have no other problems in the breast. ...Read more

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What does it mean when both my breast hurt with sharp pain?

Probably cysts: It sounds like you have fibrocystic tissue that can fluctuate during a females normal monthly cycle. If your cycle is irregular it is more likely to give you retention cysts in the breasts that can them cause pains. Try to determine when the pains are worse and see if it coincides with a certain time of your monthly cycle. Another time that breasts tend to have pains is with pregnancy. ...Read more

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What dose it mean if you have a sharp pain on the side of breast?

Stitch?: Many people occasionally get a brief, knife-like stabbing pain at a point in the chest wall when they inhale. This is probably due to a transient fold in the plerua and is relieved by taking a very deep breath. There's no feeling of shortness of breath as from overexertion. If this describes your pain, then be reassured; otherwise, a physician office visit is in order. ...Read more

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What could a sharp pain in the left breast area mean?

Breast pain: breast pain can be related to cysts in your breasts but it will tend to change depending on your menstrual cycle; breast pain that persists and with breast discharge or fever or other symptoms may mean something more serious. Any breast pain that does not go away in a couple of weeks should be discussed with your own doctor. Good luck ...Read more

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I have a sharp pain in the left side of my chest under my left breast what could this means?

I have a sharp pain in the left side of my chest under my left breast what could this means?

Depends.: It depends from your underlying condition and physical exam. It could be a musculoskeletal- skeletal pain or a miocardial infarct. I bet it's a first one because of your age. But you never know. And to be sure visit your doctor who might want to order some tests on you. Best! ...Read more

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What does it mean when right In between your breasts are sore. Not like a sharp pain. Just very tender?

Usually benign: This is usually a benign finding. It can be associated with costochondritis, which is inflammation of the cartilage that connects your ribs to your breastbone. Other muscle strains can cause it as well. As long as it's not associated with shortness of breath and is not severe, I would generally recommend trying ibuprofen and seeing your doctor if the pain persists. ...Read more

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I keep getting a needle- sharp pain in my left breast. What does this mean?

I keep getting a needle- sharp pain in my left breast. What does this mean?

Many things: Cysts, tension on supportive ligaments, infection, other masses, etc... Symptoms need to be mapped closely. Get as much family history as you can and follow up with pcp or ob/gyn asap. Supportive measures such as decreased caffeine intake and support bras can sometimes be helpful. ...Read more

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During my cycle I get a sharp pain n my chest when I lay on my side. Should I be concern? ... Breast sorness doea that mean their growing

During my cycle I get a sharp pain n my chest when I lay on my side. Should I be concern? ... Breast sorness doea that mean their growing

Chest Soreness: It is quite common for the breast to swell and feel sore during the hormone surges that accompany your menstraul cycle, even if you never had this before with your periods. At your age, cardiac problems are not likely. I would give your gynecologist a call and discuss your symptoms and see if he has any suggestions. He is familiar w/ your medical history and can give you the best advice. ...Read more

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I'm 20. I have a sharp pain from my right breast to my armpit what does this mean?

I'm 20. I have a sharp pain from my right breast to my armpit what does this mean?

Rib cage: Sharp, shooting pains like this often originate in the rib cage from a pinched intercostal nerve or an intercostal muscle irritation or strain. Usually the discomfort is worsened by a deep breath. Avoid further straining of the rib cage. See your Physician if fever, cough develop or if symptoms don't resolve. ...Read more

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What does it means when you have a sharp pain behind your left breast whenever you inhale?

What does it means when you have a sharp pain behind your left breast whenever you inhale?

Could be many: Things. Could be chest wall pain because of rib problem especially because it happens when you inhale, but it could be chest pain because of heart, lung, esophagus or stomach problem. See your doctor for a physical exam. ...Read more

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Sharp pain in the upper part of my right breast what could this mean? My period was last week. Noticed just today (nighttime).

Sharp pain in the upper part of my right breast what could this mean? My period was last week. Noticed just today (nighttime).

Most likely benign: MAstitis or other inflammatory condition can cause sharp pain especially if you see any redness or discharge from the nipple. Take OTC anti inflammatory agents and use warm pack. See your doctor if pain recurs. Feel Good! ...Read more

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I on and off have really bad sharp pain in my left breast and the pain expands to my armpit and even my arm sometime, what does this mean?

I on and off have really bad sharp pain in my left breast and the pain expands to my armpit and even my arm sometime, what does this mean?

Probably muscle pain: At age 18, the probable cause is musculo-skeletal. There may be something going on with your activity causing this. Having an exam and talking to your doctor about this would be most helpful. It's not at all likely due to a cancer or anything serious. ...Read more