Breast pain is a one of a common complaint among women and adds to their stress more due to rising cases of breast cancers even in younger age group nowadays. Fortunately the majority of women with breast tenderness have no underlying pathology, e.g. cancer and the changes are due to hormones and other changes in the menstrual cycle, or indeed pregnancy. Similarly a painful breast lump is often a cyst or a benign fibro adenoma. A painless lump is always a cause for concern If you experience any breast changes like colour, nipple discharge ,increase in size with pain and redness which cause you concern and we will require it to be investigated promptly and treat it.