Get your health question answered instantly from our pool of 18000+ doctors from over 80 specialties
120 Doctors Online

By proceeding, I accept the Terms and Conditions

Dr. Andrew Rynne
Dr. Andrew Rynne

Family Physician

Exp 50 years

HCM Blog Instant Access to Doctors
HCM BlogQuestions Answered
HCM Blog Satisfaction

What does pain behind the left breast indicate?

Hi, I’m a 29 year old female in generally good health. Today I had chest pain behind the left breast. It felt like occasional squeezing over the course of a couple of hours. The pain stopped about 2 hours ago but now I feel achey. Should I be concerned?
Wed, 7 Feb 2018
Report Abuse
General & Family Physician 's  Response
Thank you for your query.

This is probably muscular in origin. Try and remember if you did anything unusual like life anything heavy or stretch in a particular way.

*do you have any other discomfort while you had the pain? Like breathing difficulty, giddiness, sweating.
If yes, then you need to see a doctor right away. If it recurs again and is severe, see a doctor then too.

If not, then just apply anti-inflammatory ointment and hot compresses over the area.

Hormonal changes can also cause breast pain, usually around your period time. This will pass. A hot bath will help.
Hope this helps.. Please let me know if there is anything I can help you with. Wish you good health
I find this answer helpful

1 Doctor agrees with this answer

Disclaimer: These answers are for your information only and not intended to replace your relationship with your treating physician.
This is a short, free answer. For a more detailed, immediate answer, try our premium service [Sample answer]
Share on

Related questions you may be interested in

doctor1 MD

Female children. On ixprim for back problems. Smoker. 3wks with cold and is in chest still after 5days antibiotics. Having sharp pain right...