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Breast Abnormalities and Other Symptoms
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9/12/2017Hello, thanks for answering my question.

I am a 20 year old female (almost 21) and I have very small, cone-shaped (not at all filled out or rounded) breasts.

For the past 10 months, I have been experiencing a deep pain in my left breast, at what seems to be random times. Sometimes the pain feels like it is right in the center, other times it radiates to my armpit, and other times it feels right below my areola. It is a sharp but aching and lingering pain, that is not triggered by movement (I will feel it even just lying still). My left breast is also slightly larger than my right. The pain seems random and doesn't appear to link with my menstrual cycle. My breasts have not grown since I was probably 14 so I don't think it is growing pains.

Should I be concerned?

Thank you
RepliedJHU's Breast Center Reply
9/12/2017it likely is due to hormonal changes though, even if the breasts themselves don't look different. breast tissue contains many nerves and as hormone levels go up and down through the month pain happens. also can be benign breast cysts that can be quite painful.

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