This question was answered on Thu 01, May 2008 06:54pm by Dr Paul S, MD

Breast concern - burning sensation in my breast behind the nipple

Asked by Unregistered on Thu 01, May 2008 11:56am

All morning, I have been experiencing a burning/stinging sensation in my breast in the area behind the nipple. What could be the cause?

Actions: | Forward |



Security code
Enter the text as shown above

E-Mail me when someone replies to this post
Answer by Dr Paul S, MD  on Thu 01, May 2008 06:54pm:

Good day. Breast pain and that feeling of burning usually coincides with the rise and fall of a woman's hormones during the menstrual cycle. This type of breast pain called "cyclic" breast pain usually peaks right before menses and then disappears as you menstruate. Younger women (or those less than 40 years old) usually experience this kind of breast pain. Some breast pains occur in a non-cyclic fashion (not related to the rise and fall of the female hormones) and these can be due to an underlying breast disease most commonly fibrocystic disease or fibroadenoma. This would usually present with a concomitant breast lump or nodule. I suggest you show this to your doctor so that proper evaluation can be done. Regular breast examinations by your doctor also helps in detecting unusual breast conditions that may explain the pain. Regards.
Our doctors provide free answers to your questions. If you are happy with our services, please consider making a donation.
Click the button below to donate.

Please rate my answer (select the stars, no need to log in.)  


Comment by on Sun 27, Feb 2011 03:41am:
Please follow us on Facebook by clicking the like button below

Comment by on Fri 22, Apr 2011 07:45pm:
Burning pain in nipples when showering can be due to dermatitis skin, eczema, nerve irritation or nipple dermatitis. Consult a doctor and get it examined. In the meantime wear cotton clothes.

This question is open for comments.  Please share your opinion.




Security code
Enter the text as shown above

E-Mail me when someone replies to this post

What users are searching right now on Ask Medical Doctor:
infantsasthma     WATERY DISCHARGE     dehydration 7 year old     Pn     pilonidal20cyst     What does it mean when your doctor says you have an enlarged heart     Sexual HealthA0     shighra     TakingCoumadinandhave     nose bleed     Abdominalbloating     goldenstaphmsra     badpaptest     tendon     dryscrotum     myspainelcorddemage     vitamine     uvulasurgery     Addiction     what to do for a wasp sting     Earache     what is pylorest     Search for answers     undiagnosed     wounds that wont heal     whattypeofdoctorviewstinyobjectswithascope     will matrubutation effect my height     Hep c symptoms     stepped     treatment for leukorrhea     fungal     peripheralneuropathy     UCR     hsil     burn     Dolevodynwork     antifungal creams for ring worm     Man     reless legs and feet     optic neuritis     recreational drugs     renal colic     short period     bacterialvaginosis     scars     yellow discharge     sideeffectsofacnonactablets     low cerebellar tonsils     MyDadhasjustbendiagnosedwithAlzheimersisitFatal     ArmsItchyskineverynightfee     Mahila     EARING INFECTIONS     uvulasurgery     vitamine     myspainelcorddemage     dryscrotum     tendon     badpaptest     goldenstaphmsra     Abdominalbloating     nose bleed     TakingCoumadinandhave     shighra     Sexual HealthA0     What does it mean when your doctor says you have an enlarged heart     pilonidal20cyst     Pn     dehydration 7 year old     WATERY DISCHARGE     urethralpolyp     catscanHURTMYHEAD     likoria problem     Whymyfacegetnumb     fluid in lungs     Howlongtotake     marijuana bone     diagnosing     bloody mucous like stool     pregnancy confirmation     1 OR 3205949949     husb     feel tingly sensation inside     used     Migr     how long is mono contagious     what is dementia     splint     red penis tip     oneaday     Comp     EARING INFECTIONS     Mahila     ArmsItchyskineverynightfee     MyDadhasjustbendiagnosedwithAlzheimersisitFatal     low cerebellar tonsils     dmtz     sideeffectsofacnonactablets     yellow discharge     scars     bacterialvaginosis     short period     renal colic     recreational drugs     optic neuritis     reless legs and feet     Man     antifungal creams for ring worm     bunch     weeping back abscess     HEMIBALLISMUS     chubby face     dyspena     Search for answers     highbloodpressureveryhigh     kidneystonessymptoms     shighrapatan85906hindi     scalp indentation with pain and scarring     how long is mono contagious     Migr     used     feel tingly sensation inside     husb     1 OR 3205949949     pregnancy confirmation     bloody mucous like stool     shighrapatan85906hindi     scalp indentation with pain and scarring     diagnosing     marijuana bone     Howlongtotake     how long is mono contagious     fluid in lungs     Migr     used     feel tingly sensation inside     Whymyfacegetnumb     husb     likoria problem     catscanHURTMYHEAD     1 OR 3205949949     urethralpolyp     pregnancy confirmation     bloody mucous like stool     

©2011 - Ask Medical Doctor  |  All Rights Reserved
The site is not a replacement for professional medical opinion, examination, diagnosis or treatment. Always seek the advice of your medical doctor or other qualified health professional before starting any new treatment or making any changes to existing treatment. Do not delay seeking or disregard medical advice based on information written by any author on this site. No health questions and information on AskMedicalDoctor is regulated or evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration and therefore the information should not be used to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease without the supervision of a medical doctor. Posts made to these forums express the views and opinions of the author, and not the administrators, moderators, or editorial staff and hence AskMedicalDoctor and its principals will accept no liabilities or responsibilities for the statements made.

Home | Terms & Conditions | Contact Us | Frequently Asked Questions | Disclaimer | Privacy Policy | Advertise with us