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Why Does My Breast Bone Hurt
Costrochrondoitis: Need more info. Breastbone may hurt if u have injured it such as in a fall or auto accident. This can even come from pushing on it to see if it hurts. Recommend not touching on it. ...Read more
Bone is a living growing tissue made mostly of collagen (protein that provides soft framework) & the mineral calcium phosphate that adds strength & hardens the framework. Two types of bone are found in the body; cortical (dense compact outer layer) & trabecular (makes up inner layer, ...Read more
Variety of reasons: Do both breasts hurt with the left one feeling worse or only your left breast? It could be due to direct trauma (do you sleep on your left side?), more dense tissue (is your left breast larger than your right breast?) or an infection. Go in for an evaluation if it doesn't improve. ...Read more
Several options: If you have somehow injured or strained your underlying pectoralis muscle, that could cause pain that is perceived to be in the breast. Of course, direct injury to the breast could also cause pain. Mastitis is an infection that occurs most commonly in breast feeding women. If you can feel an associated mass or lump, or if symptoms persist, see a physician. ...Read more
See below: Sounds like you have coccydynia or 'tailbone pain'. This can occur with trauma to the tail bone, abnormally positioned coccyx, or poor sitting posture. Try using a good lumbar support to help shift your pelvis forward. This will put the pressure on your ischium. (bottom part of pelvic bone), and will shift the weight off of your coccyx (tailbone). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
Could be many things: Hormonal changes during your menstrual cycle and fibrocystic breast changes (lumpy, tender breasts) are common causes of breast pain. Pregnancy is another common cause, along with hormone replacement, large breasts, cysts, infection & inflammation. And sometimes what may seem to originate from the breast may actually be pain from somewhere else. If you suffer from breast pain, see your doctor. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Breast Pain: Constant, dull aching pain in the outer extremities of the breast is a normal problem and often results from changes in the breast tissue, often referred to as "fibrocystic" changes. Pain in the nipple may indicate infection, or it could result from injury or friction. Other causes of breast and nipple pain include benign tumors, mastitis and cancerous tumors (these usually do not cause pain). ...Read more
See doctor: See your doctor asap to find out what is going on causing problem. ...Read more
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