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period is late almost a week. small pea sided lump on side of breast. easily maluable. seems to reduce in size with massage and heat. help?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Have lump medically: Evaluated. Reasons for missed/late periods: low body weight, obesity, marked weight ^ or v, over-exercise, endurance athletics, breast-feeding, ^ stress, illness, eating disorders (bulimia or anorexia), anovulatory cycle (no egg released), travel, hormone irregularities, drug use, meds (i.e., birth control) or medical problems (i.e. Pcos). #1 reason is pregnancy.
Answered on Apr 14, 2016
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