mastalgia

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Noun1.mastalgia - pain in the breastmastalgia - pain in the breast      
hurting, pain - a symptom of some physical hurt or disorder; "the patient developed severe pain and distension"
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mas·tal·gi·a

n. mastalgia, V.: mammalgia
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Altered responses of prolactin, luteinizing hormone and follicle stimulating hormone secretion to thyrotrophin releasing hormone/ gonadotrophin releasing hormone stimulation in cyclical mastalgia. Br I Surg.
Elevated HDL-C has been reported in patients with cyclical mastalgia, but not in those with noncyclical pain.
Cyclical mastalgia: prevalence and impact in an outpatient breast clinic sample.
Whilst the exact mechanism of cyclical mastalgia is not known, its timing in the luteal phase suggests a hormonal component.
Cyclical mastalgia (CM) or mastodynia typically occurs every month before the start of the menstrual period and is relieved within 7 days of the onset of menses.
These 168 women distinctly exhibited a dual pattern distribution of which 82% had the noncyclical type while 18% had cyclical mastalgia. The youngest was 13 years and the oldest was 70 years.
Also in two randomized, controlled trials cyclical mastalgia was successfully treated with this VAC preparation (Wuttke et al.
Two-thirds of women with mastalgia have cyclical mastalgia. The mean age of presentation is in the third and fourth decades.
Comment: Cyclical mastalgia is believed to be caused by hormonal fluctuations.
A THIS sounds like cyclical mastalgia. It is worth having an examination to exclude lumps or other causes.
(8) In fact, a British health care company once had an EPO-based product approved as a registered pharmaceutical for the treatment of cyclical mastalgia. Menopausal and menstrual support are some of the more widely used applications of GLA.