Breast pain, Breast swelling, Tenderness breast: 7 Possible Causes
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What causes breast pain, breast swelling and tenderness breast? 7 possible conditions

See a list of possible causes in order from the most common to the least.

1

Pregnancy

Bleeding or spotting, increased need to urinate, tender breasts, fatigue, nausea, and missed period are signs of pregnancy.

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2

PMS (Premenstrual Syndrome)

PMS symptoms start five to 11 days before menstruation and typically go away once menstruation begins. The cause of PMS is unknown.

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3

Fibrocystic Breast Disease

Fibrocystic breast disease, commonly called fibrocystic breasts or fibrocystic change, is a benign condition in which a woman has painful lumps in her breasts.

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4

Breast Cancer Overview

Breast cancer is the second most common type of cancer in women (after skin cancer), and can affect a number of different parts of the breasts.

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5

Mastitis

Mastitis is an infection of the ducts of the breast. It usually only occurs in women who are breastfeeding their babies.

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6

Teenage Pregnancy

Teenage pregnancy is pregnancy in a woman 19 years of age or younger. A woman can get pregnant if she has vaginal sex with a man at any age after she has started having regular monthly periods. Some signs of pregnanc...

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7

Intraductal Papilloma

An intraductal papilloma is a noncancerous breast tumor that forms in a milk duct. Learn about intraductal papilloma symptoms, treatment, and prevention.

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This feature is for informational purposes only and should not be used to diagnose.
Please consult a healthcare professional if you have health concerns.
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