pain on breast?

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jordans
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Date Joined Jul 2010
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   Posted 7/14/2010 7:15 AM (GMT -7)   
I have had a small spot on my right breast that has been painful to the touch for a month now.. Im worried about it. But have no health insurance so have not had it checked. Is this normal? Hoping it was just caused from the bra I was wearing. But still hurts more often. what are your thoughts??

harrington49
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   Posted 7/17/2010 2:46 AM (GMT -7)   
Hey Jordans


I think you should get it checked out, just to allay your fears if for nothing else. I recently had terrible pain in my right breast on and off for about 3 weeks and I had an ultrasound and it was clear, nothing to worry about. I was concerned because I have already had a mastectory on my left side so you can imagine how relieved I was when I got the results of the ultrasound. So I am urging you to go and have it checked out.

Good luck I hope you get the same result I did.
Harrington49


barkyboys
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   Posted 7/17/2010 8:58 AM (GMT -7)   
No one here can tell you if the pain is related to breast cancer. Of the women I know with breast cancer (and that is quite a few now!), most have had no pain from the cancer, but some have had excruciating pain. It is not a simple "yes/no" question. The best place to start, if you ask me, is with your regular doctor. I know you don't have insurance, but a family doctor appointment is not that expensive, and he may be able to tell you what is going on. If you have still concerns, I would suggest you call your local Susan G. Komen affiliate and ask about free mammograms for uninsured women. Most larger cities have their own affiliate. You can also go to ABC News website and search on mammograms. They give a list of places to turn to if you have no insurance. The next catch would be... most places want you to be over 40. You didn't give your age, but I would call to check, anyway.

Hope this helps.

Hugs...
BEV
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christinagogee
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   Posted 12/11/2010 7:52 AM (GMT -7)   
well wht i thnk tht u should consult it to the doctor let see wht he suggest cos now we cant anything else cos we dont knw such about ur pain,,so its better to go n consult to the doctor...
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