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pain in my left breast related to slipping rib?

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I have a had a sharp pain in my left breast for about 5 days now. It comes and goes but is not consistent. I am on a continuous cycle of birth control as well as I looked up things that could be related to it and one thing said it could be related to slipping rib syndrome. I do have a floating rib according to my chiropractor but I dont know if floating rib, and slipping rib syndrome are related. I did go out dancing the night before the pain started happening so I am not sure if I may have pulled something, and Im not sure if any of these things are related. But the pain is in the same spot and it has been hurting to the point where I need to grab it and it has been showing up more and more. I have experienced pain like this in the past. But never for this long. Whats different now?

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replied December 22nd, 2011
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Welcome to ehealthforum,
It is difficult to comment on the cause for the breast pain that you describe without examining you. The exact cause for the symptoms that you describe can only be made out after careful evaluation. Visit your doctor/gynecologist at the earliest for thorough examination and further evaluation to look for the underlying cause. Treatment as needed (based on examination findings and investigations results) would be started to help you to control the symptoms. Consider being in regular monitoring and follow-up with your treating doctor/gynecologist and report any new/abnormal symptoms immediately. Drink plenty of water. Take adequate rest. Maintain healthy diet.
Take care.

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