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I had a pain for a couple of days a few weeks back under my

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I had a pain for a couple of days a few weeks back under my arm the pain has now returned and is on the top of my breast and is there all the time it is like a dull ache
I am dreading the mammogram next week because of the tenderness
Jean
Submitted: 3 years ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr S.A.Alam replied 3 years ago.

Dr S.A.Alam :

Hello, Welcome to JustAnswer and thank you for your question.

Dr S.A.Alam :

Do you have any previous medical issues ?

Dr S.A.Alam :

Are you taking some medicine ?

Dr S.A.Alam :

What is the severity of this pain ?

Dr S.A.Alam :

Does this pain increases when you do some activity ? or exercise ?

Dr S.A.Alam :

What makes this pain to go away ?

Dr S.A.Alam :

Does it increases when you press the pain area ?

Expert:  DrRussMD replied 3 years ago.
Hello
In fact there is no specific indication of what is causing your pain.

However, heart problems are under diagnosed in women. So besides a mammogram you need an EKG..that should happen now. [ECG]. Cardiogram.

The mammogram technicians will be quite aware of tenderness problems and will make adjustments for you.

Fibrocystic breast disease can cause this type of pain, but is benign.

Msucloskeletal problems.

Infection.

Use reply to let me know if you have further questions. [click reply to expert].
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