What other symptoms might occur with breast burning sensation?

Breast burning sensation may accompany other symptoms, which vary depending on the underlying disease, disorder or condition. The cause of the breast burning sensation may also affect other body systems.

Breast symptoms that may occur along with breast burning sensation

Breast burning sensation may accompany other symptoms affecting the breast including:

  • Breast burning sensation may accompany other symptoms affecting the breast including:
  • Bleeding
  • Blistering
  • Numbness
  • Pain
  • “Pins and needles” (prickling) sensation
  • Redness, warmth or swelling

Other symptoms that may occur along with breast burning sensation

Breast burning sensation may accompany symptoms related to other body systems including:

  • Changes in sensation
  • Extreme sensitivity to the lightest touch
  • Muscle weakness
  • Nerve pain
  • Pain when walking
  • Reduced ability to feel changes in temperature
  • Sharp, jabbing pain
  • Tingling or numbness

Serious symptoms that might indicate a life-threatening condition

A sudden breast burning sensation can indicate a serious or even life-threatening condition. Seek immediate medical care (call 911) if you, or someone you are with, have a breast burning sensation along with any one of these life-threatening symptoms including:

  • Change in level of consciousness or alertness, such as passing out or unresponsiveness
  • Chest pain or pressure
  • Difficulty breathing
  • Dizziness
  • Feeling of a tight band around your chest
INTRODUCTION

What is breast burning sensation?

Breast burning sensation, a burning feeling in one or both breasts, can result from a number of causes, including a thermal burn, various diseases, or direct exposure to toxic substances or extreme cold.

Another possible cause of breast burning sensation is neuropathy, or damage to the nerves that relay signals from the breast to the brain and spinal cord. Neuropathy can be a re... Read more about breast burning sensationintroduction

CAUSES

What causes breast burning sensation?

Breast burning sensation can be the result of skin damage to the breast and surrounding tissues. For example, burns and exposure to poisonous substances or toxic chemicals can damage the nerves in the skin, leading to breast burning sensations.

Damage to the peripheral nerves (peripheral neuropathy) can also r... Read more about breast burning sensationcauses

Medical Reviewer: William C. Lloyd III, MD, FACS Last Annual Review Date: Aug 23, 2013 Copyright: © Copyright 2011 Health Grades, Inc. All rights reserved. May not be reproduced or reprinted without permission from Health Grades, Inc. Use of this information is governed by the HealthGrades User Agreement.

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