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I banged my boob into car door three months ago. It still hurts a little bit when I lean or press on where i banged it. Is this ok I'm worried?

I banged my boob into car door three months ago. It still hurts a little bit when I lean or  press on where i banged it. Is this ok I'm worried?

Well,....: Most likely you acquired an inflammatory reaction or Hematoma which is like a bruise under your skin. Since it has been 3 months, See your Doctor and get the area clinically evaluated so that any testing can be ordered and the proper treatment can occur. best wishes. ...Read more

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I put a 20dollar bill in my bra and I felt a pain on the inner side of my boob.I looked later and it is a little black area and it hurts badly touched?

I put a 20dollar bill in my bra and I felt a pain on the inner side of my boob.I looked later and it is a little black area and it hurts badly touched?

Ruptured capillary: A crisp $ 200 bill edge pressed into the skin of your breast and may have compressed or ruptured a surface blood vessel.(capillary). If the are doesn't change color and heal in 3 to 5 days see a MD, which may cost more than the "$20.00 bill". ...Read more

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My right boob hurts but I don't know what it means?

My right boob hurts but I don't know what it means?

Breast exam: Anytime one notices a new mass, pain, skin change or in the breast it is very important to have this evaluated by a doctor who can help determine if any work up or testing is needed. Breast pain can be from hormonal changes, weight changes, dietary changes, cysts, changes in exercise patterns, ill fitting bras and other causes ...Read more

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I'm 31 and my right side areola has got bigger. That boob also hurts more than the left. Causes?

I'm 31 and my right side areola has got bigger.  That boob also hurts more than the left. Causes?

Need an exam: There are many causes some benign and some concerning. The best thing is to go to your primary care and have a breast exam and discuss any symptoms you have. It could be cyst disease, infection, fibrous or lipoma growths, cancer, or pregnancy. ...Read more

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For a while now my right boob hurts when i lay on it to the point where I have to turn over. It has also been shrinking a lot. Please help!

For a while now my right boob hurts when i lay on it to the point where I have to turn over. It has also been shrinking a lot. Please help!

Mastodynia: Pain in one breast can be from a variety of different things including infection, cyst or tumor. Infection is usually associated with other symptoms such as redness or discharge. Tumors can be associated with dimpling or retraction of a part of the breast. This is not usually associated with shrinkage overall of the breast. You should have this checked. ...Read more

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If your boob normally hurts before period, is it normal if it does not hurt sometimes?

Lack of pain: In general the absence of pain is not a cause for concern. When you are experiencing breast pain consider seeing a doctor to have it evaluated. If your breast pain is no longer occurring then it sounds like things are ok. ...Read more

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I'm having a sharp pain right under my boob on the left side feels like someone is stabbing me hurts more when I lay down?

I'm having a sharp pain right under my boob on the left side feels like someone is stabbing me hurts more when I lay down?

Urgent Eval: Pain on the left can indicate heart problem or possibly thoraic pinched nerve. Without more information please go to ER as this type of pain can be serious ...Read more

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I had pain in my chest close to my right boob an wasnt in the center but it hurt i couldnt sleep an it lasted bout 20 minutes. Im very curious m?

I had pain in my chest close to my right boob an wasnt in the center but it hurt i couldnt sleep an it lasted bout 20 minutes.  Im very curious m?

Chest wall pain: Do you have pain on deep breathing, did you do weight lifting, is the pain reproducible on palpation. Of answer is yes, it is muscle pain not heart pain. Ice rest Ibuprofen helps. ...Read more

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My tattoo on my boob hurts. What could be wrong with it?

My tattoo on my boob hurts. What could be wrong with it?

The breast has: tender tissue. It isn't uncommon to experience pain in area of new tatoo. If read, warm, swollen, with ^ed tenderness, pus-like drainage or red streaks - get med eval to rule out infection. Take care. ...Read more

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Is it normal for one boob to hurt during pregnancy?

Is it normal for one boob to hurt during pregnancy?

Breast discomfort: As breasts swell during pregnancy, some discomfort will appear; it can be unilateral or bilateral ...Read more

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Why do my boob hurt with my cycles sometimes? What do my hormones do to cause that?

Why do my boob hurt with my cycles sometimes? What do my hormones do to cause that?

Breast pain: Breast pain is a common problem with menstrual cycles. It can be due to cyst or from hormonal changes some women will have it earlier on their cycle due to the estrogen levels but later on in the cycle is due to less progesterone. You can change your birth control to help, try oil of primrose or vitex to help balance the hormones. Also decreasing caffeine, vitamin E also helps. ...Read more

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I've had the worst pain under my boob for a week and it's so painful and its swollen and also hurts to breath. I'm really worried. Please help?

I've had the worst pain under my boob for a week and it's so painful and its swollen and also hurts to breath. I'm really worried. Please help?

Infection: It's possible your breast tissue is infected. It's a condition called mastitis . Please go to the closest urgent care/ER for a thorough examination and treatment. Get well. ...Read more

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Had an ultrasound done told it was just dense tissue.. Does dense tissue hurt at all?? Should I get another opinion just to be safe or wait it? Boob

Had an ultrasound done told it was just dense tissue.. Does dense tissue hurt at all?? Should I get another opinion just to be safe or wait it?  Boob

Depends: Why was the ultrasound done? Dense tissue by itself should not cause pain. You could wait it out and it is likely to resolve by itself. It would depend on the level of discomfort or pain. If it does not interfere with your daily life you could wait it out. ...Read more

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I have what I think is a blood spot on my boob on only one it doesn't hurt or anything it moves with the skin and it's very small Should I be worried?

I have what I think is a blood spot on my boob on only one it doesn't hurt or anything it moves with the skin and it's very small Should I be worried?

Hemangioma: Small hemangiomas are common on the chest. They are often related to estrogen production, and they are usually harmless and benign. I wouldn't be worried, but if you notice it changing or growing, I would get checked by a dermatologist. ...Read more

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I've had like a red brown spot under my boob for awhile it's not itchy not scaly don't hurt it's mostly flat I recently got another one what is it?

I've had like a red brown spot under my boob for awhile it's not itchy not scaly don't hurt it's mostly flat I recently got another one what is it?

See your doctor: while flat lesions are generally less concerning, it is worthwhile for you to see a doctor to determine if that spot needs biopsy. skin changes that are round and symmetrical are more reassuring, but only a physical exam can help us know for sure. ...Read more

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I've been having a sharp shoot pain from my left armpit to above my left boob only lasts a sec but really hurts leaving left arm tingly.

I've been having a sharp shoot pain from my left armpit to above my left boob only lasts a sec  but really hurts leaving left arm tingly.

Need exam : Several possibilities. There may be something in the breast or armpit like a cyst or lymph node. There may be a pinched nerve in the neck or arm. Rarely this could be referred pain from the heart, lungs or rib. I would schedule a visit with a primary care doctor to evaluate or organize the evaluation of the many possibilities. ...Read more

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I have a rash on my left boob and it burns and smells like old meat i keep it clean but it keeps comming back and it hurts what can I do?

I have a rash on my left boob and it burns and smells like old meat 
i keep it clean but it keeps comming back and it hurts what can I do?

See MD: See your dermatologist. Sounds like you need a diagnosis and correct treatment right away. Pain and burning and smell are not good symptoms. Get appt. Soon. ...Read more