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Why Are My Breasts Numb
Inflammatory brst ca: Inflammatory breast cancer occurs suddenly, with discoloration, pain, numbness, bruising, swelling or itching. Mammograms are often negative-- tumor cells grow in a sheet and don't form a lump. It is very fast-growing and spreads quickly. Immediate chemotherapy is needed. If there has been no injury to the breast, a numb discolored area should be seen immediately by a doctor. Ask about IBC. ...Read more
Do you have: Impingement from an overly tight bra? 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 settle your breasts into the bra. If is worth the effort. If this does not help, please seek medical evaluation. ...Read more
I have a numbness and sharp pain in my right breast is this something to be worried about? What could this be?
Needs Evaluation: Pain and numbness in the breast is very nonspecific. You should see your doctor for a complete evaluation of the problem. ...Read more
Ddd breasts looking for reduction. 1-1 1/2 yrs had seen dr for arm issues numbness arm freezes so can't use at times. Diag. Cts. Is is due to breasts?
Not cancer: Nothing that is dangerous. Your young for cancer and that's not a presenting sign. It's likely that u are focusing too hard on the issue. Are you concerned about cancer for some reason? Not saying I'm right, go in if concerned, but isolated numb spot over breast is not the presentation of any disease of which I am aware. Gd luc. ...Read more
How is the experience with breast reduction? Do people end up with numbness and weird sensations?
Fell and hurt shoulder and ribs 3 weeks ago now I have numbness below breast that wraps on left side. What should I do.
See your Doctor: This needs to be evaluated.Get a more detailed answer ›
Under my left breast I have this numb feeling that gets so numb it hurts. I get some relief if I lean back. What could it be?
I got a sudden dull and often sharp pain on my upper right back. Massage, hot shower nor stretches worked. Now my right breast is numb. Is this normal?
Not sure: This can't be diagnosed with the information that is available. A history, physical examination & other studies may be needed to determine cause/causes. ...Read more
Annoying feeling under right breast and armpit what can it be and numbness all over and pain all over if feels prickly help?
Breast pain: Check your breast or nodes. Have your dr examine you. ...Read more
What would cause part of a breast to be numb with covering discolored skin? The area next to it is painful if slight pressure is applied?
Must rule out IBC: Inflammatory breast cancer can cause breast pain, redness, swelling, numbness or discoloration. Mammograms are often negative because the tumor cells grow in a sheet and don't form a lump. It is very fast-growing and spreads quickly. Immediate chemotherapy is needed. Many doctors have not seen IBC, so bring it up as a possibility when you are seen. Make an appointment right away. ...Read more
What would cause part of the breast to be numb and the covering skin to be discolored? The area next to it is quite painful if pressure is applied?
Trauma?: The most likely cause is trauma: somehow you contused your breast, it is bruised and numb and perhaps the deeper tissues are injured causing the pain. This could be the case even if you can't recall how/when it might have occurred. However, it is possible it is an unusual presentation of cancer, so I would have my doctor evaluate it as soon as you can. Good wishes:) ...Read more
Cts: No. Typically causes numbness in thumb, index, and long fingers. Ache in hand and possibly firearm/arm. ...Read more
I have a pain on left side under breast, difficulty to breath sometimes and get numbness of left arm. What could this be?
I just started feeling numbness on the left side of my body....left side of chin, neck, breast, arm, etc. What could it be from?
Get Going!!: I see this question was submitted 23 minutes ago. Still have that numbness? Then get someone to take you to an ER for a detailed evaluation. NOW. Especially if you are over 50. And take one aspirin on the way, if you have any. Don't drive yourself. If the numbness has gone away, take an aspirin, then go to the ER. This may be a warning shot for stroke. I don't want to scare you, just guide you. Go! ...Read more
Breast pain constant IN RIGHT Breast, numbness and tigling no visible lump how do I know if I have an invisible lump very sacred?
Ultrasound would hel:
It is very common for women to have breast pain as the breasts are hormone sensitive organs. Pain is rarely a sign of cancer unless in the late stages. At your age I would lean toward fibro cystic breasts. An Ultrasound of the breast can help determine if there is a cyst or not. Remember that if there is a cyst this does not mean that there is a problem. ...Read more
42, female w small breast. Normal mammogram last week exp. Random tingling, numbness, heaviness in right breast. Seeking cause & treatment?
Clinical Breast exam: If not already done, a clinical breast exam (cbe) done by your doctor is the first step to find the cause. Since your mammogram is normal, I doubt that we will find anything obvious to explain the cause of your breast symptoms, so visit your doctor for cbe; if it is normal, then I would not worry about anything else and treat this discomfort with a mild pain medicine like 2 tabs of tylenol (acetaminophen) as needed. ...Read more
I am 25 wks pregnant and recently I have been having this tingly numbness under my breast along the inside of ribcage. What could cause this?
Uterine pressure: The uterus is growing rapidly and pushing up the intestines, and stomach under your rib case (breast).Try lying on your opposite side to see if the numbness is relieved. If not, call your treating OB MD for evaluation. ...Read more
about a year now ive been experiencing bad chest pain under my breast that wraps around to my back its burning and tingling pain often gets numb.
Get examined: I'm worried you've got a spinal or bony/spinal process that is irritating the nerve from your back, which wraps around to under your breast. It could be arthritic, or even a growth, among many other possibilities. Doesn't sound life-threatening, but needs more evaluation. Get well. ...Read more
I am a fifteen year old girl, and recently I've been experiencing tingling and then numbness under my right breast. Could this be a serious issue?
Pain: Pain as you describe should be investigated. ...Read more
What does it mean when you have a painful breast that hurts your left side of your chest with left arm numbness?
Recent breast pain (pulsating pinch/poke); one and only one time sudden numbness and cool sense in back; could this be related?
Rib: Sounds like you could have rib dysfunction. If you doc rules out breast disease, see a DIctor of Osteopathic medicine or a chiropractic physician to check your ribs ...Read more