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I recently had an ultrasound (breast) and this was clear.

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Hello there - I recently had an ultrasound (breast) and this was clear. This was last week. Today I squeezed my breast with my arm and there was a sharp pain. Is this breast cancer and why does it hurt when I press this on one side and not another? What
causes this pain? I'm worried I need another ultrasound. Please can you help this query or I will keep pressing.
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Oncology
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
It was a sharp shooting pain
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
Would a breast tumour not give a sharp shooting pain when pressed - I have looked online and some women with inflammatory breast cancer have pain in their breast so I'm anxious about this
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
I haven't had a reply - will I get one soon>?
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
I think it's 10 minutes the reply time but I sent this at 9.30am
Expert:  Dr. David replied 2 years ago.
This is Dr. David
you need to stop squeezing your breast.
breast cancer doesn't cause pain in the breast.
the breast is a sensitive organ with many nerve fibers.
if you squeeze, it is common to cause pain.
this does not mean you have breast cancer.
you need to stop squeezing your breast.
you don't have inflammatory breast cancer.
you are letting your anxiety and worry about breast cancer get out of control.
are you on medications to help decrease your anxiety symptoms?