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Definition of Mastalgia
Mastalgia in women is also common during pregnancy and breastfeeding. Mastalgia is uncommon in men and signals an underlying condition that requires a doctor’s evaluation.
Symptoms and Treatment
Mastalgia is a symptom rather than itself a health condition. The diagnostic path attempts to pinpoint the cause of the pain.
Diagnostic procedures the doctor may conduct include breast ultrasound and mammogram (x-ray of the breast).
Treatment targets the underlying cause.
See also GYNECOMASTIA.
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