Breast pain is a sharp or throbbing pain in the breast. Fatty acid imbalance, large breasts, hormonal imbalances, underlying cysts, and certain hormonal medications can cause breast pain. Breast pain in males occurs due to a condition called gynecomastia. Identifying the cause helps the gynecologist decide on the treatment. Avoiding hormone therapy and following a low-fat diet can prevent causes of breast pain.
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My left nipple has been reddened for the past eight weeks and I am concerned whether this could be cancer. What could be the reason?
Query: Hello doctor, I have attached a picture of my left nipple, which seems reddened and has been there for the past eight weeks. I have no itching or pain, and the size is the same as before. I am concerned whether this could be cancer. As I have read that red areas in the nipple can be a sign of cancer... Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Thank you for your query. I reviewed your pictures (attachment removed to protect the patient's identity). It appears to be folliculitis (secondary bacterial infection). I suggest you follow the instructions mentioned below, Apply 2 % Nadifloxacin (topical fluoroq... Read Full »
I have had fibroadenoma in my right breast and pain in my armpit for two months. Please help.
Query: Hi doctor, I have had breast pain and pain in my armpit for two months. I have had fibroadenoma in my right breast for the last four years. I feel the swelling in my right breast when I have pain. Please help. Thanks. Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand your concern. I have reviewed your attached report (attachments removed to protect the patient's identity). It shows a fibroadenoma in your left breast and small fibroadenoma in your right breast. An enlarged lymph node under your right armpit is also caus... Read Full »
My periods have been quite irregular for the past six months, and I have breast pain during my menstruation. Please help.
Query: Hi doctor,I am a 28-year-old, and my periods have been quite irregular past six months. I have breast pain during my menstruation. The pain is severe during the first two days of menstrual cycle. Is it normal to have that kind of pain? Sometimes the pain starts one week before menstrual cycle. I am ... Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand your concern. It is normal to get some pain during or just before menstruation. You can self-examine the breast to see if there is any lump, discoloration, or abnormality. Sometimes it might be because of a small lump which can be easily managed with medi... Read Full »
I am trying to conceive and have had painful breasts along with weight gain for the last three months. Please help.
Query: Hi doctor,I have been trying to conceive for ten months. In the last three months, my breasts were getting tender and painful after ovulation which is a sign of conception. This condition stayed till I got my period 14 days after the pain started. I have put up a little weight since I started trying... Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I thoroughly read your query and understand your concern. After ovulation, hormonal changes, specifically if you have been trying for conception, can give you symptoms like you have been experiencing. As your body is trying to get pregnant with or without opposi... Read Full »
I have terrible breast pain and acne on my chin and back after sterilization. Why?
Query: Hello doctor, I was sterilized five months back, and since then I have not had a period. I have terrible breastpain and acne on my chin and back,which is strange because I have never had acne before. Why is this happening? Please help. Thank you. Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I can understand your concern. According to your statement, you had a history of sterilization and, since then, having no menstrual cycles and suffering from breast pain and developing acne on the chin and back. Most clinical studies have suggested that sterilization wi... Read Full »
I am 18 years old, and I have pain and pulsing in my right breast since a month. What can be the problem?
Query: Hello doctor, I am a 18-year-old female, and I have been experiencing pain and pulsation in my right breast since a month. But I cannot see or feel anything unusual in my breast. What can be wrong with me? Please answer back. Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have read your query and understand your concern. It is important to see a healthcare provider if you are experiencing breast pain or unusual sensations, even if you do not see or feel any lumps or changes in the breast tissue. Here are a few possible causes for b... Read Full »
My breast hurts and seems bigger and I feel pain and a burning sensation in the vagina during sex. Why?
Query: Hi doctor, I have two issues. My breast is very sensitive, it hurts and seems bigger. While having sex, I feel pain inside my vagina at one precise spot (in the bottom on the side), like a burning sensation that does not go away. I did a blood check-up for sex sickness a few times ago and all wa... Read Full »
Dr. Goswami Parth Rajendragiri
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. 1) Breast pain can be due to mastitis like inflammation or infection of breast tissue. It could be from an underlying tumor as well. For that, your breast palpation should be done by a doctor to check for any mass or tumor if present. If it is simple inflammation o... Read Full »
I have been suffering from intermittent breast pain and a lump in both breasts. Please help.
Query: Hi doctor, I have been suffering from a breast-related issue. I have intermittent breast pain and a lump in both breasts. Please help. Thank you. Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand your concern. There is likely development of a right breast abscess evident by ultrasound breast and more likely due to inflammatory changes. If you have been breastfeeding, this kind of abscess formation is often if the child is not fed well or if some... Read Full »
I had a lymph node enlargement under my left jaw five months back, and now I am experiencing pain in my left breast. Kindly help.
Query: Hi doctor,I had a lymph node enlargement under my left jaw five months back. I have been taking infection medicines, but two months ago, the pain reached my left breast on the axial point. Right now, there is inflammation and pain in the whole left breast, passing to the right axial point. Is this l... Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand your concern. The diagnostic reports (attachments removed to protect the patient's identity) shared appears to be a case of mastitis, possibly a bacterial infection causing breast inflammation or swelling. Your blood reports (attachments removed to protect... Read Full »
I usually have tender and swollen breasts before my periods. But recently, those symptoms were not there. Why?
Query: Hello doctor,I am a 24-year-old female, height 161 cm and weight 48 kg. Usually, a week before my period, my breasts are tender and swollen, which I know is normal. However, a couple of months ago, that stopped. I get my period, and I still have the regular belly cramps that I usually get, but my br... Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I read your query and understand your concern. The menstrual cycle is completely controlled by hormones, and every woman can feel pre-menstrual symptoms differently. Acne also has a hormonal effect and is genetically related as well. It might be possible that differen... Read Full »