Take a quiz to find out what might be causing your tight, heavy, squeezing chest pain. The list below shows results from the use of our quiz by Buoy users who experienced tight, heavy, squeezing chest pain. This list does not constitute medical advice and may not accurately represent what you have.
We hear a lot about left-sided chest pain and its relationship to heart disease, but what about right-sided chest pain? What causes this symptom? And, most importantly, when should you be worried?
This is seldom a sign of breast cancer; many women experience clear or milky discharge as a regular part of their menstrual cycle. But if the discharge is dark brown or bloodyit might signal an infection or, less commonly, cancer, and you should be checked by a doctor. Breast cancer symptoms almost always appear in just one breast at a time.
Some problems are related to lactation. Others are not. This normal process of dilation of the milk gland is called ectasia.
But chances are slim that breast pain is breast cancer. There are two types of breast pain: Cyclical pain is associated with your period and most often affects both breasts. It can affect one or both breasts, all of the breast, or just part of it.
Lumps get most of the attention when you think about the symptoms of breast cancer. If you do find one, don't panic— some women's breasts happen to be lumpy without it being a sign of cancer. But there are other breast cancer signs you should know, too.
Nipple discharge is any fluid or other liquid that comes out of your nipple. You might have to squeeze the nipple to get the fluid to come out, or it could seep out on its own. Discharge is usually not serious.
Breast cancer is the second most common cause of death for British women - and the threat is rising. Health bosses are trying to contactwomen who missed screening scans because of computer failings dating back almost a decade. Women are advised to check their breasts each month for signs of cancer - but now experts have urged women to start making those regular checks in their 20s.
It's no fun to think about problems with our health, but the earlier we catch issues, the better our chance of becoming healthy again. As uncomfortable as it is to think about, it's important for women to pay attention to the subtle early signs of breast and ovarian cancer. Both of these issues are best treated when they're caught early on, making it essential for women to be aware of changes in their body that could indicate either of these cancers. When it comes to breast cancers, we're advised to do at-home self-exams, but it's trickier when it comes to ovarian cancer, as ovarian cancer often has no symptoms in the early stages.