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What does it mean when your upper breast area hurts?

Usually. Common cause of chest pain is costochondritis/ tietz syndrome which is an inflammation of cartilage and bone junction of the ribs with the sternal plate. This causes pain in the breast bone. Read more...

What does it mean when only your right breast hurts?

Depends. If you have breast implants the pain may be related to the implant capsule. If there are no implants, then there could be a multitude of reasons for the pain ranging from cancer to infection to trauma. Regardless of whether you have implants or not, if the pain persists for more than a week then you should consult your physician. Read more...

What does it mean when your breast and nipples hurt?

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...

What does it mean when your breast start to hurt including your nipple?

Cycle related? This could be as simple as cycle related pain and if so will likely resolve over the next couple of weeks. You should also consider the possibility of pregnancy as this is a common symptom. Read more...

What does it mean when your breast have been hurting for a month around the ariola?

Associated signs? Most important would be if there are signs of redness, heat, asymmetry, skin rash associated with the periareolar pain--all these might suggest infection. If none of these, most likely explanation is cystic or fibroglandular change. The more reassuring news is that cancer is often NOT associated with any pain. However, after a month, best course is to have your doctor evaluate. Good wishes:) Read more...