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Q: I have an occasional sharp shooting pain in my my right breast. I am a breast feeding mother

I occasionally have a sharp pain in my right breast. I am breast feeding a 4 month old baby.

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PJ Hamel, Health Guide
9/12/08 12:24pm

Allison, I would guess this is something hormonal, or even something muscular or nerve-related, considering you're breast feeding. Breast cancer is very, very seldom marked by pain. But if it's bothering you, why not go get it checked out? Good luck - PJH

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By Allison, Community Member— Last Modified: 06/16/12, First Published: 09/12/08