What causes breast pain, pain and tenderness breast? 7 possible conditions

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

1

PMS (Premenstrual Syndrome)

Premenstrual syndrome (PMS) is a condition that affects a woman

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Pregnancy

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

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3

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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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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Fibrocystic Breast Disease

Fibrocystic breast disease is when a woman has benign yet painful lumps in her breasts.

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Menopause

Menopause is a natural biological process in women that marks the permanent end of menstruation and fertility. Hot flashes, vaginal dryness or pain, and frequent urination are signs.

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Ectopic Pregnancy

This condition is considered a medical emergency. Urgent care may be required.

Ectopic pregnancies occur when a fertilized egg fails to attach to the uterus. In most ectopic pregnancies, the egg will attach to the fallopian tubes. Less common, it may also attach to the abdominal cavity or cervix...

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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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