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What does pain underneath left breast mean?

Different causes: Pain under the left breast, if not due to breast problems may be due to problems with the lung, rib cage, heart or be due to gas entrapment. Sharp, stabbing pains related to deep breathing can be caused by a pinched nerve in between the ribs. Discuss this symptom with your physician who will order the appropriate tests. Read more

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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?

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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A tiny well defined hypo echoic lesion measuring 4.5mm with lateral shadowing suggestive of a fibroidenoma is found in left breast age 28.means?

A tiny well defined hypo echoic lesion measuring 4.5mm with lateral shadowing suggestive of a fibroidenoma is found in left breast age 28.means?

Anxious?: I think this is 2nd/3rd time you have asked questions that reveal much anxiety about your breasts. So let me ease your mind with a few hard facts that you should know about. It is not a good idea to have mammograms when you are < 40 years old;they tend to reveal thing that are benign but can cause a lot of worry and mislead you into excessive testing/potential harm. UR Doctor should guide you furth Read more

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

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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What does it mean if you have a flutter behind the left breast?

What does it mean if you have a flutter behind the left breast?

Get Your Heart Check: Please see your doctor. I would be concerned that you have a fluttering of your heart which can be nothing and it can be very serious. Don't delay. Read more

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What does it mean if your left breast starts tingling on and off everyday?

What does it mean if your left breast starts tingling on and off everyday?

Pinched nerve.: You are pinching a nerve, somewhere between your spine and your breast. It could be many things, a pinched nerve in your back, or the nerve itself or nerves may be irritated a virus such as shingles. You need a good neurlogical examination. I would see a neurologist. 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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All the nurse will say is......you have several cystic lesions in your left breast. What can this mean?

All the nurse will say is......you have several cystic lesions in your left breast. What can this mean?

Benign: The breasts are milk glands and the cysts are like very small pimples or fluid filled bumps indise the gland tissue- very common and benign: why didn't you ask the nurse? 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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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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Help! I have burning sensation underneath my left breast. What does it mean?

Help! I have burning sensation underneath my left breast. What does it mean?

Burning sensation: Usually a burning sensation is not serious. There is rarely an abnormality of the breast that accounts for this sensation. Check to make sure there are no skin abnormalities under the breast. Read more

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Just got a mammogram finding of a 1.7 CM focal asymmetry in the 6:00 to 6:30 axis of the left breast. What does this mean?

Just got a mammogram finding of a 1.7 CM focal asymmetry in the 6:00 to 6:30 axis of the left breast. What does this mean?

A focal asymmetry: Is not a mass, it is an area of tissue that stands out from the normal symmetrical distribution of breast tissue. 6:00-6:30 is the position in the breast, as if the breast were a clock face looking from the front. Since the asymmetry is a potential abnormality, you will probably need extra mammo views and maybe ultrasound to sort it out. 80% of the time this turns out to be nothing of concern. Read more

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