At Florida Hospital, doctors understand women’s specific health concerns. We help patients understand and manage their health. Statistics and facts on breast pain can help patients identify the condition and make better medical decisions. Learn the basic facts on breast pain using the points below, and then contact a doctor at Florida Hospital for wellness care:
- Breast pain is a common symptom caused by hormones during the menstrual cycle.
- Rarely, breast pain can be caused by other factors, including trauma to the chest, arthritis and breast lumps.
- Doctors use mammography, ultrasounds, breast biopsy, and physical exams to diagnose the condition causing breast pain.
- Treatment depends on the underlying condition.