Breast pain is any discomfort or distress which you feel in the breast, and it is a common symptom that affects women mostly between the ages of 30 and 50, breast pain is also called Mastalgia, and it is not considered a sign of breast cancer.
There are some causes for breast pain that may primarily be related to changes in hormone levels. These causes can be:
– Puberty in girls.
– Menstruation and premenstrual syndrome (PMS).
– Pregnancy, more often during the first trimester.
– Days following childbirth as milk comes in Breastfeeding Mastitis.
Breast pain is a very common symptom at breast clinics with two main patterns:
Read more about Breast Pain patterns.
Patients with Mastalgia should be thoroughly examined to make sure that there is no cause for their pain and there are no underlying diseases or a hidden cancer.
Few patients might need medications for this problem, as well they should avoid stress and enjoy a healthy lifestyle.
If your breast pain is affecting your quality of life, book your appointment now with Shaban Breast Clinic.