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Topic: all over breast pain

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Share important questions and provide support to others experiencing breast cancer and treatment-related pain.

Posted on: Jan 13, 2022 05:47PM

anne32 wrote:

i've had breast pain in only one breast for the past month. nothing new in my routine - diet, (lack of) exercise, stress, sleep - all are the same except this constant pain. I cannot feel anything like a lump, just a painful nipple, very painful, sensitive, heavy breast. LCIS in this breast 3 years ago. soonest I could get in for a mammogram is 3 weeks. i know it's generally said that breast cancer is not painful but cannot imagine what else is causing this pain. i'm worried. has anyone experienced unexplained breast pain?

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Jan 13, 2022 06:47PM ParakeetsRule wrote:

Breast cancer can cause pain but it's usually not the only symptom. Pain by itself is most likely something else, and there a lots of things that could cause it. This page might be helpful for you: https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/bre...


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