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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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Why is it that a certain spot on my boob hurts like crazy?

Why is it that a certain spot on my boob hurts like crazy?

Pain in breast: Pain in one area of the breast can indicate a number of things: It can indicate a cut or pimple on the skin, bruising from bras or physical activity, a lump or cyst below the skin that may need to be evaluated, or a developing infection. A exam by a doctor and a mammogram are both good ideas ...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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My right boob is swollen, red, and hurts to touch, it's been two days and it feels like it's getting worse?

My right boob is swollen, red, and hurts to touch, it's been two days and it feels like it's getting worse?

Mastitis: You have an infection of your breast. You need to be seen and evaluated. You will likely need antibiotics. ...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 wasn't in the center but it hurt I couldn't sleep an it lasted bout 20 minutes. I'm very curious m?

I had pain in my chest close to my right boob an wasn't in the center but it hurt I couldn't sleep an it lasted bout 20 minutes. I'm 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

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She is having pains on the left side from boob down even to top of belly button. Feels like a sharp pain. Also hurts at the top of abdomen in the cent?

She is having pains on the left side from boob down even to top of belly button. Feels like a sharp pain. Also hurts at the top of abdomen in the cent?

See a physician: This format is not meant to diagnose illness. It's not possible to make a diagnosis without a thorough history or the ability to question and examen you. Please see a physician. Don't try to diagnose yourself on the internet, you won't be able to and only confuse and worry yourself.
It takes years of training to learn to interpret symptoms

Sorry I couldn't be more helpful. I hope you get well soon. ...Read more

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Okay so update to my last question, the lymph node by my boob is still sore, its not swollen, just hurts when I touch it.?

Get examined!: This is not normal. If you have not been seen, then you should. Serious things could be causing this and you would not want to delay. Not all enlargement and tenderness is due to infection. Depending on your age and other risks and issues, you may need a diagnositc mammogram, an ultrasound of the area or even an MRI of the breast. Start with a history, exam and then go from there. Antibiotics? ...Read more

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I have pain in the middle of my right under arm for two days and now its in my chest above my right boob when I take a deep breath it hurts?

I have pain in the middle of my right under arm for two days and now its in my chest above my right boob when I take a deep breath it hurts?

Lymph: Since it hurts on deep inspiration, right apical pleurisy is likely. Pain in armpit could also be from an infection of the lymph nodes going to the chest via lymphatics. If pain is your only symptom, it is hard to be sure. ...Read more

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Yes I had pink spotting today that came and left and my boob's are sore and back hurt is implantation light pink 10 dpo today?

Yes I had pink spotting today that came and left and my boob's are sore and back hurt is implantation light pink 10 dpo today?

Can't really tell: Wait. A positive pregnancy test can tell a woman that prior spotting was actually implantation spotting. It can be hard to tell if a woman is pregnant because some of the symptoms seen in early pregnancy can also happen in non-pregnant women. A urine pregnancy test gives a reliable result about 3 weeks after sex (3 weeks after when conception might have occurred), or 1 week after missing a period. ...Read more

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Yes I been spotting off and on I been of bc awhile now I'm bleeding light and my boob hurt what this mean after coming off one shot of birth control?

Yes I been spotting off and on I been of bc awhile now I'm bleeding light and my boob hurt what this mean after coming off one shot of birth control?

Shot=depo?: If you mean by shot of birth control that you got one shot of depo-provera, then that is the reason for your irregular bleeding and breast tenderness. It can take 6-12 months after coming off depo for your hormones and thus periods to get back to normal. During that time irregular bleeding and spotting is normal. ...Read more

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Can u be pregnant if u had a short period and have clear liquid coming from nipples and boob's hurt?

Can u be pregnant if u had a short period and have clear liquid coming from nipples and boob's hurt?

Take a test: Don't guess. Take a test. In today's world you do not need to wonder if you are pregnant or not based on symptoms. Pregnancy tests are available at any pharmacy and in minutes you will have your answer. They can detect a pregnancy 7-10 days after conception. The best time to take one is when you miss your period. ...Read more