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Your Breast Itch May Also be Known as:
Breast scratchiness
Breast scratching
Breast scratchy
Breasts itchiness
Breasts itching
Breasts itchy
Breasts scratchiness

Top 2 Breast Itch Causes

  1. 1.Premenstrual Syndrome

    Premenstrual syndrome (PMS) is a very common condition. PMS has a variety of symptoms including cramping, mood swings, food cravings, fatigue, irritability, breast tenderness & depression.

    You may recognize this diagnosis on your own due to the of the timing of your symptoms. Treatment can involve decreasing caffeine, salt and/or refined sugar, increasing exercise, and reducing stress. If symptoms become more severe, a doctor may prescribe an oral birth control pill or an anti-depressant.

    Rarity:
    Common
    Top Symptoms:
    stomach bloating, anxiety, constipation, breast pain, depressed mood
    Symptoms that never occur with premenstrual syndrome:
    constant sadness, severe sadness
    Urgency:
    Self-treatment

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  2. 2.Non - Specific Breast Pain

    Breast pain is either related to menstruation (cyclic) or not (noncyclic). It is common in pre-menopausal women and can also be a side effect of contraceptives that contain hormones like the pill, anticonceptive injections and intra-uterine devices.

    Unless the pain is unbearable or there is a lump, a doctor will likely just reassure you that things are okay. Some women are treated with Danazol if the pain is severe or persistent.

    Rarity:
    Common
    Top Symptoms:
    breast pain, breast swelling, armpit pain
    Symptoms that always occur with non-specific breast pain:
    breast pain
    Urgency:
    Primary care doctor

Questions Your Doctor May Ask About Breast Itch

  • Q.How badly is your breast/pec itching?
  • Q.How long ago did your breast/pec first start to itch?
  • Q.Any fever today or during the last week?
  • Q.Have you been feeling more tired than usual, lethargic or fatigued despite sleeping a normal amount?

If you've answered yes to one or more of these questions, check our breast itch symptom checker.

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Breast Itch Symptom Checker Statistics

  • People who have experienced breast itch have also experienced:

    • 8% Bloody Vaginal Discharge
    • 7% Abdominal Cramps (Stomach Cramps)
    • 7% Vaginal Bleeding
  • People who have experienced breast itch had symptoms persist for:

    • 41% Less Than a Week
    • 18% Over a Month
    • 16% One to Two Weeks
  • People who have experienced breast itch were most often matched with:

    • 4% Premenstrual Syndrome
    • 3% Non - Specific Breast Pain

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