Medical Questions > Womens Health > Breasts Forum

Right breast pain and shape change

Must Read
Breast cancer kills more women in the United States than any cancer except lung cancer. But what types of breast cancer are possible?...
Why do some women get breast cancer and others don't? Click here to learn what risks you can avoid....
Do you know the warning signs for breast cancer? When should you see your doctor about possible breast cancer symptoms? More information here....
User Profile
My right breast is sore pretty often. The nipple gets this weird shape to it like dome but will go back to it original shape. Should I be concerned about this?


Did you find this post helpful?
|

User Profile
replied September 28th, 2010
Breasts Answer A16376
Hi,
Welcome to ehealthforum,
The breast soreness along with change in nipple shape could indicate serious issues. Look out for lumps in breasts. Look for changes in appearance of skin over it. If there are no lumps present, then the problem could be attributed to hormonal issues (but here too, both sides should be equally affected).
I would recommend you to go ahead with a detailed examination done by a gynecologist/healthcare provider to look for lumps in breast and get screening for breast cancer done.
Take care.



|
Did you find this post helpful?
DISCLAIMER: "Ask a Doctor" questions are answered by certified physicians and other medical professionals. For more information about experts participating in the "Ask a Doctor" Network, please visit our medical experts page. You may also visit our Breasts , for moderated patient to patient support and information.

The information provided on eHealth Forum is designed to improve, not replace, the relationship between a patient and his/her own physician. Personal consultation(s) with a qualified medical professional is the proper means for diagnosing any medical condition.