The Merck Manual Home Edition suggests that pain in the breasts, which accompanies menopause or even post menopause is likely attributable to hormonal changes, cysts, infection, fibrocystic changes and in rare events, breast cancer. Pain is generally not a symptom of breast cancer in the early. While some women experience a general breast tenderness that seems to linger, others can experience extreme pain from the slightest touch. On the other hand, non-cyclic is more common in postmenopausal women as it more constant. Breast pain that comes and goes after menopause is also characteristic of non-cyclic tendencies. This discomfort is.
Breast pain during perimenopause is more likely to feel like burning or soreness. You may feel it in one breast or both breasts. Not all women experience breast discomfort in the same way.Author: Stephanie Watson.