Breast pain after menopause isn’t usually a sign of breast cancer or other serious condition, but persistent pain, changes to the breast, or other symptoms can be cause for concern. Learn about the different types of breast pain, treatments, and when to seek care.
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 hormonal changes. You can usually treat mild soreness at home, but infections and other underlying conditions require medical attention. Here's what to watch for.