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Breast swelling: Swelling or enlargement of one or both breasts. See detailed information below for a list of 72 causes of Breast swelling, Symptom Checker, Assessment Questionnaire, including diseases and drug side effect causes.
The following medical conditions are some of the possible
causes of Breast swelling.
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Listed below are some combinations of symptoms associated with Breast swelling, as listed in our database. Visit the Symptom Checker, to add and remove symptoms and research your condition.
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Various tests are used in the diagnosis of Breast swelling. Some of these are listed below :
The following drugs, medications, substances or toxins are some of the possible
causes of Breast swelling 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 swelling may include these symptoms:
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During a consultation, your doctor will use various techniques to assess the symptom: Breast swelling. 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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The list of organs typically affected by Breast swelling may include, but is not limited to:
The list below shows some of the causes of Breast swelling 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 swelling. Of the 72 causes of Breast swelling that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:
The following list of conditions have 'Breast swelling' 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 swelling 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 swelling based
on whether certain risk factors apply to the patient:
Depending on the seriousness of the onset of Breast swelling, you may want to consult one of the following medical professionals.
Important:In extreme cases, always seek advice from emergency services :
Subtypes of Breast swelling:
Medical Conditions associated with Breast swelling:
Symptoms related to Breast swelling:
Breast lump (64 causes), Breast pain (77 causes), Breast symptoms (240 causes), Breast infection (5 causes), Mastitis, Nipple symptoms (123 causes), Nipple pain (11 causes), Breast cyst, Breast abscess (5 causes), Breast cancer (3 causes), Metastatic breast cancer, Chronic cystic mastitis, Fat necrosis, Gynecomastia (76 causes), Papilloma, Breast duct papilloma
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