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mastalgia

 [mas-tal´jah]
pain in the breast; called also mammalgia and mastodynia.

mas·to·dyn·i·a

(mas'tō-din'ē-ă),
Pain in the breast.
See also: mammary neuralgia.
Synonym(s): mammalgia, mastalgia
[masto- + G. odynē, pain]

mastalgia

/mas·tal·gia/ (mas-tal´je-ah) pain in the breast.

mastalgia

[mastal′jə]
Etymology: Gk, mastos, breast, algos, pain
pain in the breast caused by congestion or "caking" during lactation, an infection, or fibrocystic disease, especially during or before menstruation, or by advanced cancer. The early stages of breast cancer are rarely accompanied by pain. mastalgic, adj.

mastalgia

Breast pain.

mas·to·dyn·i·a

(mas'tō-din'ē-ă)
Pain in the breast.
Synonym(s): mammalgia, mastalgia.
[masto- + G. odynē, pain]

mastalgia

Pain in the breast.

mastalgia (mas·talˑ·jē·),

n a painful sensation originating in the breast due to congestion that occurs during lactation, fibrocystic disease, or infection, especially during or before menstrual period or in advanced stages of cancer. Also called
mastodynia.

mastalgia (mastal´jēə),

n a pain, tenderness, or pressure in the breast. It is one of several physical symptoms of premenstrual syndrome.
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Goyal and his coinvestigators next carried out the phase II trial involving 127 premenopausal women with moderate to severe cyclic mastalgia.
Mastalgia is experienced by an estimated 8 million premenopausal American women for at least 2 weeks during their menstrual cycles.
Sample doses for cyclic mastalgia have been 60 drops of chaste tree extract per day or one of the above doses.
This can lead to premenstrual syndrome (PMS) and progesterone deficiency, secondary amenorrhea and premenstrual mastalgia (De Cherney 2003).
Most notably these include significant malaise and fatigue, marked insomnia, impaired sexual wellbeing, labile mood, and excessive breast tenderness or mastalgia.
Mastalgia among young women is generally cyclical and can be treated conservatively.
There may be sleepiness, hot flushes with a sensation of burning of the ears, palms, hands and soles, red cheeks, itching all over the body, a heavy and painful vaginal discharge, mastalgia, and there is a predominance of right sided symptoms.
Many premenstrual syndromes, particularly premenstrual mastalgia (mastodynia) are associated with latent hyperprolactinemia (Jarry et al.
The effect of supraphysiologic levels of iodine on patients with cyclic mastalgia.
There have been reports of si women and one man developing mastalgia, two postmenopausal women with vaginal bleeding, and one postmenopausal woman developing metrorrhagia.
Breast pain is medically known as mastalgia and there are two types.