A 32-year-old member asked:
Please tell me, could lumps caused by breast cancer be tender when touched or pressed?
1 doctor answer • 1 doctor weighed in
Breast Surgery 47 years experience
It could: Many breast cancers are not painful. However some are painful. Any new lump in the breast need to be checked by a health care provider to establish its nature. Majority are benign (non-cancerous) but some may be breast cancer. Please have a medical evaluation.
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Will lumps caused by breast cancer be tender when touched or pressed?
1 doctor answer • 2 doctors weighed in
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Lumps in breast: That are tender are often not breast cancer. However, if you have one of more masses in your breast - would encourage medical evaluation.
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Can touching or rubbing your breasts cause breast cancer?
2 doctor answers • 4 doctors weighed in
General Surgery 45 years experience
I am not aware: Of any evidence to support or refute whether mechanical movement of your breast can cause breast cancer or not.
5.1k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
Last updated Sep 4, 2018
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