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Throbbing, radiating pain above breast. No pain on touching. Reason for pain?

A throbbing, radiating pain but not felt deeply, more on the surface above my left breast , diagonal to my underarm , this has been going on since about 3 this morning, on and off. About four times in the past hour, decided to keep track now. doesn t affect my typing. If i touch the area it doesn t hurt on the surface.
Asked On : Sun, 17 Mar 2013
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General & Family Physician 's  Response
Dec 2012
Hello,

Thanks for posting,

According to your description, I may assume that your pain is mild. It could be a neuralgia (unknown origin) or might be an inflammation or maybe coming from your heart (possible coronary artery diseases).
You might need that your breast be examined more closely by a GP.
Given that the pain is very unspecific (not typical to any particular diseases), you will require a doctor to look through. You may take analgesia pain medication to try to relief you from the pain or antispasmodic.

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Answered: Sat, 3 Aug 2013
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General & Family Physician Dr. Alekhya's  Response
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Thank you for the query.Breast pain must be always evaluated by a doctor in early stages.Mammogram should be done in everyone who suffering from breast pain as diseases like mastitis,cysts,breast cancer are more common in women.Some times it may also be just a muscle pain due to wrong posture during sleep but still you have to rule out the other causes.Thank you.
Answered: Fri, 2 Aug 2013
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