Sharp pain in left breast area
Learn about possible causes and treatments for breast pain, along with self-care remedies that Breast pain can range from mild to severe. If you have acute pericarditis, the most common symptom is sharp, stabbing chest pain behind the breastbone or in the left side of your chest. Sharp pain in your breast can be alarming, but it isn't always a cause both breasts equally, usually affects a specific area on one breast only. Causes of Sharp Chest Pain on the Left Side “The ‘type’ of pain or the location of the pain in the chest area doesn’t necessarily rule out heart-related issues,” says Dr. Kavitha Chinnaiyan, MD, a cardiologist at William Beaumont Hospital in Royal Oak, MI. Breast pain may feel sharp or dull and be intermittent or constant, mild or severe. To get to the bottom of things, your doctor will need to conduct a detailed medical history, physical examination, and Author: Pam Stephan.