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Why is my boob unusually hard?

Why is my boob unusually hard?

Normal engorgement?: In the first week, it is not uncommon for mothers to develop engorgement of the breasts as your milk is just coming in. Another possibility is that the milk ducts may be blocked. Try a warm compress and massaging if you feel any hard lumps, and then express some of the milk. This may help to alleviate your symptoms. ...Read more

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Why is my nipples hard and sore?

Why is my nipples hard and sore?

Need more info: This is the kind of scenario best tackled by your doctor. He/she can ask questions, perform an examination, and possibly order tests to find out what's wrong. ...Read more

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Why is my stomach is hard and swollen?

Why is my stomach is hard and swollen?

Many causes: Of abdominal distention, too many to mention here. If it is severe or recurrent, you must get medical exam. ...Read more

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What is this small hard lump between my breasts, it hurts when i touch it.?

What is this small hard lump between my breasts, it hurts when i touch it.?

Xiphoid?: Kind of hard to tell without a look, but the sternum and xiphoid bones are between your breasts. Sometimes there can be a little bony prominence that hurts if you push on it. ...Read more

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My right boob feels bigger and lumper than my left 1 is this normal? I am freaked out

My right boob feels bigger and lumper than my left 1 is this normal? I am freaked out

Don't freak out: it can be normal, yes. At your age the likelihood of cancer is quite low. This is most likely fibrocystic, you may have some cysts in the breast (fluid filled masses) that are causing the lumps. These are very common and benign. This can be confirmed with an ultrasound and aspirated (fluid taken out by needle) if they bother you. ...Read more

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My chin hurts really bad because I scratched it hard because it was itchy is something wrong with my skin?

My chin hurts really bad because I scratched it hard because it was itchy is something wrong with my skin?

Painful skin: Severe pain after an injury may indicate infection. If you have swelling and tenderness around the area you should have the area checked by a physician. ...Read more

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My daughter is eight and her nipple looks sore when i felt it i felt a small lump inside, i'm worried what could this be?

My daughter is eight and her nipple looks sore when i felt it i felt a small lump inside, i'm worried what could this be?

Normal tissue: Thelarche is the term used for the emergence of breast tissue in the beginning stages of puberty. A spongy bit of true breast tissue is located directly under the nipple on one or both sides. It can be tender to touch & one side may emerge weeks before the other.Your pcp can confirm this process, i HAV at least 3-5 /yr come to my office for the same question. ...Read more

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Am 38 weeks pregnant and my tummy is hard and a little painful it very uncomfortable what is going on?

Am 38 weeks pregnant and my tummy is hard and a little painful it very uncomfortable what is going on?

Uterine Contractions: When your baby bump gets hard and painful, you may be having contractions. If these are frequent you need to go to the hospital and get checked out. Most hospitals have a triage area where you can be evaluated easily without the hassle of an Emergency Department visit. Best wishes! ...Read more

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Why is my son always panting so hard?

Why is my son always panting so hard?

Unable to comment: Panting could be a lung/heart/metabolic problem and the data you have submitted does not allow any clear answer.A visit to a doctor with a proper history,physical and appropriate testing would be the best thing to do to answer your question. ...Read more

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When I am on my monthly it hurts really bad in my crotch like someone punched me and I feel pressure, it is tender & feels bruised is that normal?

When I am on my monthly it hurts really bad in my crotch like someone punched me and I feel pressure, it is tender & feels bruised is that normal?

Endometriosis?: This could be endometriosis, which is when the material inside your uterus grows outside your uterus, sometimes on other organs and other places in the abdomen. It can present with pain that is timed with your monthly cycles. There are several treatment options. See your doc for a diagnosis and to see what treatment might be best for you. ...Read more

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Hi im 40 year old male. I have a hard lump behind my right nipples and its very sore and stings. What could it be please?

Hi im 40 year old male.  I have a hard lump behind my right nipples and its very sore and stings.  What could it be please?

Many things: Cyst, abscess, but men can get breast cancer also and it is more of a concern and I would recommend getting it looked at as soon as you can. ...Read more

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Why my back is very painful?

Very broad ?: There r so many causes of back pain there's books written about it. Simple an causes r a muscle strain, early disk disease. Depends if due 2 injury or came on spontaneously. Upper or lower back. Is there a family history of any back trouble especially on maternal side . Please give us a few clues please. ...Read more

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Why is my right nipple so itchy randomly?

Why is my right nipple so itchy randomly?

Many possible causes: There are many things that could cause the skin to itch. Several types of inflammatory conditions of the skin, allergic reactions, and sometimes bacterial, viral or fungal infections can cause rashes on the skin. Insect bites can also be the cause of a rash on the skin. Have it evaluated by a professional and get the appropriate treatment. ...Read more