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Pain under left breast: Causes, treatment, and when to seek help shooting pain left breast


Sharp pain in your breast can be alarming, but it isn't always a cause for concern. In many cases, it's related to your menstrual cycle or other.

Breast pain (mastalgia) — a common complaint among women — can include breast tenderness, sharp burning pain or tightness in your breast.

Around 70 percent of women report pain in one or both breasts, and only as tenderness, sharp burning, or tightening of the breast tissue.