When a chest hurts for no apparent reason, a lot of assumptions may arise in a woman’s head, what causes it. If the discussion involves the help of forums and unauthorized medical portals, this can cause panic and fear. But chest pain is not always dangerous and pathological. Today we look at the main causes of chest pain.
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Any chest pain that lasts more than 14 days is an occasion to visit a doctor.
A very common cause of chest pain in women is a change in the levels of two hormones – estrogen and progesterone. This occurs not only during pregnancy, but also with PMS, lactation, menopause, and also during puberty. Such pain goes away by itself when the hormonal level returns to normal. However, in some cases, such as breastfeeding, it is important to rule out other problems that can also cause chest pain. With a blocked duct, an infection can occur that leads to mastitis. Therefore, you should consult a doctor to exclude a possible pathology. Continue reading