Heard Pop Sound After Bear Hug, No Implants. Soreness and Slight Pain in Left Breast Area?

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Breast pain after a hug

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If you do not have breast implants, and heard a pop sound after a very firm hug, the pain in the breast might be related to a strain in the chest wall and be referred to the breast. Such pains might be reproduced by coughing or straining. Your family doctor should check things out.

Chicago Plastic Surgeon
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Soreness and Pain Breast Area after Hug?

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Thank you for the question.

If you have had surgery relatively recently, you may benefit from direct examination by your plastic surgeon to evaluate your concerns. If not, for  precise advice you will be best off consulting with your primary care physician.

 Best wishes.

Heard Pop Sound After Bear Hug

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I am not certain what you are asking. If you have no implants, that is obviously not the source. There are numerous structures near the breast--chest muscles, ribs and cartilage, heart, lungs--any of which can be source of symptoms.If this persists, a call you your primary physician is in order. Thanks, best wishes.

Jourdan Gottlieb, MD
Seattle Plastic Surgeon

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