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Breast pain: Pain in or near the breasts (mastodynia). See detailed information below for a list of 77 causes of Breast pain, Symptom Checker, Assessment Questionnaire, including diseases and drug side effect causes.
The following medical conditions are some of the possible
causes of Breast pain.
There are likely to be other possible causes, so ask your doctor
about your symptoms.
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Listed below are some combinations of symptoms associated with Breast pain, as listed in our database. Visit the Symptom Checker, to add and remove symptoms and research your condition.
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Real-life user stories relating to Breast pain:
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Various tests are used in the diagnosis of Breast pain. Some of these are listed below :
The following drugs, medications, substances or toxins are some of the possible
causes of Breast pain as a symptom.
Always advise your doctor of any medications or treatments you are using,
including prescription, over-the-counter, supplements, herbal or alternative treatments.
Some of the comorbid or associated medical symptoms for Breast pain may include these symptoms:
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Research the causes of these symptoms that are similar to, or related to, the symptom Breast pain:
During a consultation, your doctor will use various techniques to assess the symptom: Breast pain. These will include a physical examination and possibly diagnostic tests. (Note: A physical exam is always done, diagnostic tests may or may not be performed depending on the suspected condition) Your doctor will ask several questions when assessing your condition. It is important to openly share any pertinent information to help your doctor make an accurate diagnosis.
It is also very important to bring an up-to-date list of all of your all medical conditions, medications including dosages, and names of numbers of any specialist you see.
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Rare types of medical conditions and diseases in related medical categories:
Conditions that are commonly undiagnosed in related areas may include:
Other medical conditions listed in the Disease Database as possible
causes of Breast pain as a symptom include:
The list of organs typically affected by Breast pain may include, but is not limited to:
The list below shows some of the causes of Breast pain mentioned in various sources:
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 pain. Of the 77 causes of Breast pain that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:
The following list of conditions have 'Breast pain' 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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The following list of medical conditions have Breast pain or similar listed as a medical complication in our database. The distinction between a symptom and complication is not always clear, and conditions mentioning this symptom as a complication may also be relevant. 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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This information shows analysis of the list of causes of Breast pain based
on whether certain risk factors apply to the patient:
Depending on the seriousness of the onset of Breast pain, you may want to consult one of the following medical professionals.
Important:In extreme cases, always seek advice from emergency services :
Subtypes of Breast pain:
Medical Conditions associated with Breast pain:
Breast symptoms (240 causes), Pain symptoms (6458 causes), Sensory symptoms (7134 causes), Nerve symptoms (9132 causes), Neurological symptoms (9575 causes), Sensations (6520 causes), Brain symptoms (2787 causes), Common symptoms (8589 causes), Body symptoms (5672 causes), Head symptoms (10192 causes)
Symptoms related to Breast pain:
Breast swelling (72 causes), Breast symptoms (240 causes), Breast lump (64 causes), Breast infection (5 causes), Mastitis, Nipple symptoms (123 causes), Nipple pain (11 causes), Breast injury, Normal female menstrual cycles, Premenstrual syndrome (17 causes), Pregnancy (699 causes), Breast tenderness (10 causes), Start of menstruation, Estrogen therapy, Fibrocystic breast disease, Breast cancer (3 causes), Breast papilloma
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