Breast Lumps and Pain (cont.)
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Breast Lumps and Pain Causes
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Many possible causes exist for pain or tenderness in one of your breasts or in both breasts. Most often the pain can be attributed to harmless causes such as puberty or pregnancy. It can also be a recurrent problem for women with cyclical pain associated with the menstrual cycle. Although cancer is a major concern for most women, it is rarely the cause of isolated breast pain.
Some causes of breast pain are:
If you have a lump in your breast, your doctor will check for the following:
Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 8/4/2015
M Ruby Alvi, MD, CCFP, MHSc
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