Breast pain

This track is for women who have breast pain, which is also known as mastalgia. It explains the differences between cyclical and non-cyclical breast pain and the ways in which breast pain is treated.

There is also a breast pain chart, which you can complete to monitor your pain and take along to your local doctor (GP) or nurse, available to download or order in our booklet Breast pain.

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Signs and symptoms of breast cancer: FAQs

Breast Cancer Care Clinical Nurse Specialist Jackie answers questions from Breast Health Promotion Officer Sadia that people commonly ask about different potential signs and symptoms of breast cancer. They discuss types of breast pain, what to do if you notice discharge from your nipple or find a lump in your breast, what happens when you’re referred to a breast clinic and what a swollen breast could mean in a teenage boy.

You can read answers to these questions on Breast Cancer Care’s frequently asked questions pages.

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