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I've been getting sharp pains in breast . What could it be?

By Anonymous July 5, 2017 - 2:04pm
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Most often when leaning forward

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Hello Anonymous,

Welcome to EmpowHER. Thank you for reaching out to our community with your concern of breast pain.

When did this start?

I cannot give you the exact cause. Consider speaking with your doctor for that.

Breast pain, also called mastalgia, is a common condition among women.

Cyclical pain means the pain is associated with your menstrual cycle. Pain linked with the menstrual cycle tends to subside during or after your period.

Noncyclical pain can have many causes, including injury to the breast. Sometimes noncyclical pain can come from surrounding muscles or tissues rather than the breast itself. Noncyclical pain is much less common than cyclical pain, and its causes can be harder to identify.

Fluctuations in hormones, a breast cyst, diets high in fat and refined carbohydrates, and having very large breasts if you are small are just a few causes of breast pain.


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