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Can too high a testosterone level cause painful breast lumps?

No. Breast tissue are respond to estrogen mainly. Having high testosterone should not do that. Check your prolactin as well. High prolactin can cause breast tenderness. Read more...

Was told I have hormonal changes that cause breast pain and lumps can this extend to lumpy painful upper stomach and sore ribs?

It sounds. Like you may have a hypersensitivty, or heightened perception of pain and visceral symptoms. Consider a contraceptive pill but a med for mood and anxiety may help the loose stools, daytime fatigue and the sensation of pain, good luck. Read more...

What can I do about painful breast lumps?

Depends. If you have not seen a doctor you should. Any lump in the breast needs to be evaluated. Having said that, most tender lumps in the breast are due to fibrocystic disease, which all women have, but is worse in some than others. Eliminating caffeine from the diet helps. No more coffee, tea, soda, or chocolate, and you may see a difference. Read more...
Decrease caffeine. You most likely have fibrocystic changes. These are common. Try decreasing caffeine (coffee, tea, soda pop, iced tea, chocolate) and lowering stress. You can seek out a breast specialist if there is no relief. Read more...

Are very painful breast lumps associated with cancer?

They can be. A common misconception is that if a woman has a tender, painful lump in their breast, it is unlikely to be cancer. While it is true that many women with breast cancer do not have breast pain, the presence of pain does not exclude cancer as the cause. Bottom line: a new lump in the breast, painful or not, warrants medical evaluation. Read more...

Right breast pain off and on. No lumps. I do take birth control. What are possible causes?

Cysts. It is possible to have cysts that cannot be felt that can cause some discomfort. Sometimes the breast just hurts for no discernable reason. Be sure you mention this to your doctor and that you are up to date on your regular examinations. Evening primrose oil can help with breast pain (mastalgia) Read more...