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left breast/arm/shoulder pain
i have been suffering with pain in my left breast for quite a while now, it comes and goes, there are no lumps. also suffer from a left arm ache which goes up to my shoulder. this also comes and goes but this time it has been going on for nearly 2 weeks. does anyone else suffer with these symtms? pain killers do not help and i am using a deep heat rub.
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587083 tn?1327123862
Hi,
This pain you describe could be due to either a muscular or a nerve problem.
A Neurologist could certainly find out if this is what's causing the pain.
Also a consultation with a breast Specialist and a Doctor who specializes in pain management could be very beneficial.
I really don't think that this pain has anything to do to do with breast cancer.
I hope that you will feel better soon,but you have to keep searching for the right Doctor so you can be successfully treated.
Take care and best wishes...
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thank you for your reply. i did go to the breast clinic a few weeks, they showed no concern as i have no lumps and im in my 20's. its the arm ache that is really worrying me. i do worry about alot which i think makes things worse as well
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587083 tn?1327123862
Hi again,
Since the pain in your arm and shoulder still persists and it's not related to a breast problem,I think that the best thing to do is to see a Neurologist or a pain management Clinic, as I mentioned in my previous comment.
Certainly worrying about it without finding a solution, is not something anyone wants to live with.
If your pain is muscular or nerve related, and if you are using your arm doing a repetitive work,the pain could take even longer before it subsides.
This is why I urge you to call your doctor for guidance...You don't have to suffer pain when a solution to this problem could be found....
Wishing you all the best..
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