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Am I Experiencing Symptoms of Breast Cancer?

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For a couple of days now I have had pain behind my right breast and when I sleep on my side it hurts or actually uncomfortable. I remember bumping into a door on Saturday and bumped my whole front so I thought maybe that may have bruised something inside. There is no history of breast cancer in my family, I dont smoke and I eat pretty healthy. It bothers though and I would like to know cause I read someplace that a symtom of breast cancer is pain, I dont have any lumps but my right breast is a little more swollen than before, maybe from bumping into the door which was pretty hard. Thank you


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replied February 9th, 2006
Breast Cancer Answer A301
Symptoms of breast cancer are: discrete lump(s) in the breast, discharge from the nipple, pain in the breast (mastalgia), changes in the skin, or eczema,…Having one of these symptoms doesn’t automatically mean that you have breast cancer. It only means that you have to visit your doctor for further examinations. Breast pain alone could be a symptom of many other diseases (inflammation, fibrocystic displasia, traumas, benign tumors…). A clinical examination and mammography are to be completed regularly - once a year- at your age.
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