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Causes of Mastalgia

Causes of Mastalgia

Mastalgia, or breast pain is most often caused by hormonal changes during the menstrual cycle (cyclical mastalgia) that can be exacerbated by lifestyle (e.g. stress) and diet. Noncyclical breast pain is most often related to trauma, a cyst, or arthritis of the chest cavity and neck that extends into the breast.

List of causes of Mastalgia

Following is a list of causes or underlying conditions (see also Misdiagnosis of underlying causes of Mastalgia) that could possibly cause Mastalgia includes:

More causes:see full list of causes for Mastalgia

Causes of Mastalgia (Diseases Database):

The follow list shows some of the possible medical causes of Mastalgia that are listed by the Diseases Database:

Source: Diseases Database

Mastalgia: Related Medical Conditions

To research the causes of Mastalgia, consider researching the causes of these these diseases that may be similar, or associated with Mastalgia:

Mastalgia: Causes and Types

Causes of Broader Categories of Mastalgia: Review the causal information about the various more general categories of medical conditions:

Mastalgia as a symptom:

Conditions listing Mastalgia as a symptom may also be potential underlying causes of Mastalgia. Our database lists the following as having Mastalgia as a symptom of that condition:

Related information on causes of Mastalgia:

As with all medical conditions, there may be many causal factors. Further relevant information on causes of Mastalgia may be found in:


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