Depending on what causes breast pain, doctors may recommend different treatments for mastalgia. The two types of breast pain are caused by different conditions.
Increasing and decreasing hormones during ovulation usually cause cyclical breast pain. Causes of noncyclic breast pain include conditions that affect the surround chest area. These are some of the risk factors and conditions that can cause breast pain:
- Trauma/blow to the breast or chest area
- Arthritic pain in the chest cavity that radiates to the breast
- Breast infection
Schedule an appointment at Florida Hospital today to determine the cause of breast pain.