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Breast Pain

You may have an inflamed nerve coming from the spine. This can happen with herpes zoster (shingles) or a pinched nerve.

Call your doctor's office. If you do have shingles or a pinched nerve, the medications that will help are different than the usual ones prescribed to relieve the more usual causes of breast discomfort.

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