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hard lump in breast while breastfeeding

A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dale Kristle
40 years experience Gynecology
Blocked milk gland: see your doctor if it persists
Dr. Lori Semel
35 years experience Pediatrics
Lactating Lump: Even though you are not breastfeeding, your breasts did prepare to feed your new baby. Therefore, you still are having some milk production. The lump ... Read More
Dr. Katharine Cox
45 years experience Pediatric Emergency Medicine
Be examined: It may be a blocked milk duct but impossible to diagnose without an exam. See your doctor for an exam and consider an US. If it is red warm and tender ... Read More

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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jane Van Dis
18 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Cyst: A lump that feels like a soft grape sounds like it could be a cyst. While most of these are benign, i would definitely recommend you getting an exam ... Read More
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Dr. Andrew Braunstein
37 years experience General Surgery
Galactocele: This could be a milk cyst, but you should see your doctor for any growing lump in breast and a breast ultrasound should be able to tell. Many breast ... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Adam Kopelan
25 years experience General Surgery
Breast surgeon: A breast mass that persists should have further evaluation. A thorough exam by a general or breast surgeon is appropriate. This exam may include a u ... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sathish Philip
18 years experience Family Medicine
Painful breast lump: Please kindly see your doctor to get checked out. Being painful it's important to make if it's an infection.
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A female asked:
Dr. Aruna Adaikkalam
38 years experience Internal Medicine
Engorgement of tissu: Appears to be the engorgement- enlargement of small areas of breast tissue.As it is closer to the surface near the nipple you are able to feel. If re ... Read More
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Giaquinta
Specializes in Pediatrics
Probably!: Lumps and bumps during breastfeeding are very common, and most often a result of clogged ducts. Regular breast feeding, or pumping, with the help of w ... Read More
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A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Barry Rosen
34 years experience General Surgery
Apples & Oranges: What you feel on breast examination and see on mammogram are not always correlated; although mammograms are excellent screening tests, they do miss ca ... Read More
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
56 years experience General Surgery
Possible: At 36 you may hve infection (boil ) of periareolar montgomery gland infection , must see your doctor to make sure have nothing serious, and if it is ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
See doctor: It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without examining you and your symptoms warrant evaluation by a physician. Wish you good health.
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
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Requires exam: if this a hardened mass you must be examined; however possibly a superficial skin abscess or inflammation must be ruled out.
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