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Q: Bubbling sensation on left breast

I have been feeling some bubbling on my left breast, right underneath it.  If I press underneath my breast, right where it begins to round upwards it hurts.  What can this signify?  My nipples feel tender as well, like they hurt.  I think I applied too much pressure to them as I slept facing downward.  I have dense breasts so this might have contributed to it.

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PJ Hamel, Health Guide
7/23/10 8:46pm

Since this is on the left side, it might have something to do with your heart. And since it's not in your breast, but underneath it (if I understand you correctly?), it's unlikely it would be a breast cancer symptom. If both nipples hurt, it's most likely something hormonal. I'd say if this continues to bother you for several weeks - or if it gets worse - it would be good to see a doctor, to find out what's going on. Good luck - PJH

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By Wondering, Community Member— Last Modified: 12/26/10, First Published: 07/23/10