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painful breast lumps in young women

A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
48 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Many things: Cyst in the breast. Fibrocystic change, fibroadenoma, mastitis and breast cancer. All could cause pain in the breast.
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Greg Sexton
38 years experience Plastic Surgery
Depends: If you have not seen a doctor you should. Any lump in the breast needs to be evaluated. Having said that, most tender lumps in the breast are due to f ... Read More
Dr. Regina Hampton
22 years experience Breast Surgery
Decrease caffeine: You most likely have fibrocystic changes. These are common. Try decreasing caffeine (coffee, tea, soda pop, iced tea, chocolate) and lowering stress ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Rosen
33 years experience General Surgery
They can be.: A common misconception is that if a woman has a tender, painful lump in their breast, it is unlikely to be cancer. While it is true that many women w ... Read More
A 44-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ernest Asamoah
31 years experience Endocrinology
No: Breast tissue are respond to estrogen mainly. Having high testosterone should not do that. Check your prolactin as well. High prolactin can cause brea ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Hanan
30 years experience General Surgery
See your Dr.: I am assuming you have a primary care physician or gyn serving that purpose. The first step is to go and be examined. Most breast lumps are benign s ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Hoepfner
38 years experience General Surgery
See a doctor: Needs medical evaluation and mammogram with possible breast ultrasound. Painful breast cysts will often resolve after your menstrual cycle or can have ... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Audrey Lance
13 years experience Gynecology
Many things: This could be many things. It could be an infection or abscess. It could be a fibroadenoma, which is a benign tumor of the breast. It could also be ju ... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Rosen
33 years experience General Surgery
See a Doctor: Any new lump in the breast should be a cause for concern, best handled by seeing your gyne or primary care doctor. While most cancers are not painful ... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andres Sarraga
16 years experience Plastic Surgery
Abscess or cyst: There could be an abscess , pus collection, or a cyst or fluid collection or mastitis or an infection of your breast gland get this checked out with ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Regina Hampton
22 years experience Breast Surgery
Infection: You could be experiencing mastitis, which is an infection due to clogging of the milk duct. You should alert your gyn and get a complete breast exam. ... Read More

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