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I have large breasts and i've been having a strange pain in one of them. Am I at increased risk of having breast cancer?
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Dr. Devon Webster
Internal Medicine - Oncology
3 doctors agree
In brief: Probably not
Breast pain, also called mastalgia, is a common problem. Women with large breasts sometimes have strain on the ligaments supporting the breasts which can cause pain.
A more supportive bra sometimes helps. If pain persists or your breast becomes red or swollen, you should see a healthcare provider.

In brief: Probably not
Breast pain, also called mastalgia, is a common problem. Women with large breasts sometimes have strain on the ligaments supporting the breasts which can cause pain.
A more supportive bra sometimes helps. If pain persists or your breast becomes red or swollen, you should see a healthcare provider.
Dr. Devon Webster
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Dr. Travis Kidner
Surgery - Oncology
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Depends
Pain is not a common symptom of breast cancer.
You risk depends on family history, personal history, estrogen replacements, and other factors. You should discuss your concerns with your friend primary care physician.

In brief: Depends
Pain is not a common symptom of breast cancer.
You risk depends on family history, personal history, estrogen replacements, and other factors. You should discuss your concerns with your friend primary care physician.
Dr. Travis Kidner
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Dr. Regina Hampton
Breast Surgery
In brief: Possible-see your Dr
Any new abnormal felling or lump should be evaluated.
In general, pain is related to noncancerous conditions but in some case there can be a cancer present. Contact your pcp or gynecologist who can refer you to a breast surgeon, general surgeon or a breast center.

In brief: Possible-see your Dr
Any new abnormal felling or lump should be evaluated.
In general, pain is related to noncancerous conditions but in some case there can be a cancer present. Contact your pcp or gynecologist who can refer you to a breast surgeon, general surgeon or a breast center.
Dr. Regina Hampton
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