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I am a lady of 49 and lately I have been having pain behind my breasts and sometimes in my arm, I don't have a period so what could this be

By Anonymous December 7, 2014 - 2:40pm
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Hi Anon,

Thank you for visiting the EmpowHER community and for sharing your question about the pain in your breast. 

Breast pain, also called mastalgia, is a common condition among women. According to California Pacific Medical Center, breast pain affects 50 to 70 percent of women (CPMC). The pain is usually categorized as either cyclical or noncyclical.

Here is an article from the EmpowHER community with more specific information for you to consider:

I would call your doctor and schedule an exam. They can better determine what the cause is and an appropriate treatment.

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