Breast pain on its own rarely indicates breast cancer, but it best to have it checked out by a specialist such as Dr van Schalkwyk.
Breast pain, otherwise known as mastalgia, is common for women of all ages and can include tenderness, sharp burning pain or tightness in your breast tissue.
Signs and symptoms of breast pain:
- A dull, heavy or aching pain in the breast
- A sharp, tight or burning pain in the breast
- Breast pain that may radiate to the underarm
- Breast swelling
- Lumpiness in the breast
- Pain that is consistent or intermittent