What causes heaviness and pain in breasts?

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Posted on Mon, 15 Jun 2015 in Bones, Muscles and Joints
Question: I recently had an accident which caused me to break right tibia plateau and overextended left knee tendons and muscles. I have also a broken rib on the right side just under the right breast. I now feel heavyness in both breasts and the left nipple has a sharp pain. What could it be?
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Answered by Dr. Vaibhav Gandhi 1 hour later
Brief Answer:
you need further investigation

Detailed Answer:
Hello
I have read your query.
heaviness and pain in breast can be due to nerve compression.
I will advise you MRI to confirm diagnosis.
Another possibility can be venous clot post fracture.
colour doppler and mammogram can done after clinical examination.
Neurotropic medication like pregabalin and methylcobalamine can be started consulting your doctor.
I hope I have answered your questions. If you have further questions please feel free to contact us. I will be happy to answer. Take care.
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