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Breast numbness

Breast numbness: Introduction

The skin sensation of partial numbness or "pins and needles" or a type of "burning", "tingling" or "creeping" sensation of the skin, is known as a "paresthesia". Symptoms may start as a tingling (paresthesia) and change to a numbness, or there may be a combination of decreased sensation (numbness) but with heightened sensations at certain times or with stimulation. Any type of tingling, burning, or numbness is usually a symptom related to a sensory nerve being damaged, diseased, or injured. Causes depend on the exact location of the paresthesia sensations, but typically include a physical nerve injury type condition (e.g. a nerve entrapment or some type of pressure being applied to a nerve directly or to the spinal attachment of that nerve), or a disease condition affecting the nerves (e.g. neuropathy, diabetic neuropathy, multiple sclerosis, diabetes, and others). Having these sensory symptoms in multiple locations, or the recurrence of similar symptoms in different locations is a hallmark symptom of multiple sclerosis, so your doctor will likely ask about the past history of similar symptoms to assess the likelihood of multiple sclerosis as a diagnosis (see symptoms of multiple sclerosis). Any of these tingling or numbness symptoms are more than just annoying; they can indicate a serious medical condition and require prompt medical diagnosis by a professional....more »

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Causes of Breast numbness:

The following medical conditions are some of the possible causes of Breast numbness. There are likely to be other possible causes, so ask your doctor about your symptoms.

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Breast numbness: Symptom Checker

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Breast numbness: Comorbid Symptoms

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Causes of Similar Symptoms to Breast numbness

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Breast numbness: Deaths

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Misdiagnosis and Breast numbness

Rare type of breast cancer without a lump: There is a less common form of breast cancer called inflammatory breast cancer. Its symptoms can be an inflammation of the breast tissue, such as with a breast rash with redness and...read more »

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Breast numbness: Related Rare Diseases

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Breast numbness: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Organs affected by Breast numbness:

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Detailed list of causes of Breast numbness

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How Common are these Causes of Breast numbness?

This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Breast numbness. Of the 9 causes of Breast numbness that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

  • 2 causes are "very common" diseases
  • 0 causes are "common" diseases
  • 0 causes are "uncommon" diseases
  • 0 causes are "rare" diseases
  • 0 causes are "very rare" diseases
  • 9 causes have no prevalence information.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Breast numbness:

The following list of conditions have 'Breast numbness' or similar listed as a symptom in our database. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.

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Causes of Breast numbness Based on Risk Factors

This information shows analysis of the list of causes of Breast numbness based on whether certain risk factors apply to the patient:

  • Diabetes - history of diabetes or family history of diabetes?

    Doctors and specialists: Who should I consult about Breast numbness?

    Depending on the seriousness of the onset of Breast numbness, you may want to consult one of the following medical professionals.

    Important:In extreme cases, always seek advice from emergency services :

    Classifications of Breast numbness:

    Medical Conditions associated with Breast numbness:

    Breast symptoms (240 causes), Sensory symptoms (7134 causes), Neurological symptoms (9575 causes), Nerve symptoms (9132 causes), Skin symptoms (5992 causes), Pain (6458 causes), Sensations (6520 causes), Brain symptoms (2787 causes), Skin problems (3422 causes), Common symptoms (8589 causes), Body symptoms (5672 causes), Head symptoms (10192 causes)

    Symptoms related to Breast numbness:

    Breast lump (64 causes), Breast infection (5 causes), Mastitis, Breast symptoms (240 causes), Breast pain (77 causes), Nipple symptoms (123 causes), Nipple pain (11 causes), Incorrect fitting bra, Diabetes (212 causes), Peripheral neuropathy (299 causes), Peripheral nerve trauma, Peripheral nerve compression, Cold (712 causes), Trauma, Cerebrovascular accident (192 causes), Breast injury

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