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Herniated disc

Herniated disc: This occurs when the substance contained within an intervertebral disc is found outside the disc. The nerve may then be compressed depending on the severity of the hernia, causing pain that often spreads to the legs.

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Breast cancer

Breast cancer: This is a malignant tumour made up of many cancerous cells. It should be noted that breast cancer is not the most common cause of breast pain, as patients of this disease are often asymptomatic.