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My left breast hurts on the side and in the armpit. Could it be breast cancer?

Mastalgia. Breast pain is not usually a sign of cancer and is more commonly related to fibrocystic changes or simple mastalgia. However, you should be examined by your gynecologist and or breast surgeon or general surgeon to help figure out what is going on also imaging with an ultrasound could be helpful and or mammography. Read more...
Not likely. Pain is not a usual feature of breast cancer. Is there a mass or lump? If there is a lump, see your doctor immediately. Does your bra fit well on both sides? Do mention this to your doctor at your next visit. Read more...

Left breast started hurting, found dime sized knot near armpit, was told breast cancer doesn't hurt, is this true? What else could it be?

See a Doctor. Any new lump in the breast should be a cause for concern, best handled by seeing your gyne or primary care doctor. While most cancers are not painful, it is not a reliable finding. Hopefully, your doctor will be able to alleviate your concern or refer you to a breast center/surgeon for definitive evaluation. I hope its a false alarm--good luck. Read more...
Likely inflammation. It is true that most breast cancers are painless in the primary site. There can be exceptions. More likely a newly discovered "lump" that is painful is a lymph node that is expanded in response to an infection. However, to be sure, you should see your physician promptly. Read more...
Abscess. Most, but not all breast cancers "don't hurt." but any new change in your breast should be evaluated by your primary doctor or gynecologist. A new change in the breast that hurts could be an abscess or an infected cyst and with luck that's all but don't let new findings like this go by without evaluation. Read more...

I got a pain on my left breast since a month. It's really painful. I am worried if its a breast cancer.

Not worried, but... ...If the pain persists beyond one cycle, please make an appointment to see your gyne or primary care dr. Depending on your age, most cases of breast pain are due to hormonal effects or chest wall pain. While it is true that most breast cancers are painless, some do--therefore, a careful breast exam +/- mammogram+/-ultrasound is warranted. Read more...
Common problem. Fibrocystic disease/changes is very common in women. This is most often seen during the menstrual cycle. Breast feel lumpy and painful which is caused by cyst formation (fluid filled areas) due to hormonal changes. Some women may have these changes without being on their menstrual cycle. Caffeine may cuase the cysts to be overactive resulting in pain. Read more...
See your doc.. Breast cancer is not usually described as painful and you are a bit young for breast cancer. This is more likely to be a benign condition, but stranger things have happened. If you are really worried about breast cancer there is only one solution. See your regular doctor for an exam and further studies if indicated. Read more...

Why my left breast feel heavy? Could it be I have breast cancer? Painless

See your doc. Breast cancer at your age is rare but not impossible and breast heaviness is such a non specific complaint that it is not possible to give you a concrete answer. You should see you family doc or gynecologist for an exam. Best to you. Read more...