• lonelymidnight21 lonelymidnight21
    April 29, 2009
    Cause of pain in left breast?
    lonelymidnight21 lonelymidnight21
    April 29, 2009

    I have had this pain under my left breast around the bottom of my ribs for more than eight months, and it feels like it's getting worse. It's like a swelling pain, almost like a constant cramp, but it doesn't hurt when I breathe. Sometimes it feels like pain in my chest, too, or in my upper and lower back.  What could it be?




  • Mary Robinson April 30, 2009
    Mary Robinson
    April 30, 2009

    My husband recently had severe pain in his abdomen.  It was scar tissue from surgery which was done when he was a teenager.  You should have an ultrasound or a mri.  Consult your doctor.  They removed the scar tissue and he is now fine.

  • Kritter April 30, 2009
    April 30, 2009

    Cardio pain RARELY lasts for an extended period of time unless its diagnosed angnia. I doubt it its heart attack related.

  • avg.woman January 25, 2013
    January 25, 2013

    what causes pain under left breast but not to effect breathing ?

  • nuphilagal December 06, 2011
    December 06, 2011

    i am having this same condition i have had a hidascan for gallbladder and i hv a stone but they say its not causing it. i had a colonoscapy and throat scope done havent gotten those results yet. my reg doc thinks its a pinched nerve and im going to go to a new pain clinic. i have read on boards it may be ulcer related as have been found through colonoscapy diagnosis. ive had this for 6 yrs now.

  • rhotonanita May 22, 2011
    May 22, 2011

    I am not a proffesional and I am asking the exactly almost question, my e-mail is rhotonanita@yahoo.com if you would like to correspond. I am thinking congestive heart failure as I have gained 60 lbs in 9 months and feeel like Im 6 or 7 months pregnant with pushing pain starting on the left side under left breast and ribs now to the right side all pushing out from the pressure in my upper stomach, like right under breast. write to me, maybe we can help each other. Anita Rhoton

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