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A 44-year-old female asked:

2 weeks ago i noticed a red spot with a lump on my left breast .feels warm since then the redness has went away but the small lump hasnt.

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Dr. John Munshower
Family Medicine 30 years experience
Small lump: As described, it sounds like you had a localized abscess or type of localized infection (with the redness, palpable lump, and warmth). Since the lump is still there, you need to have it evaluated to be safe to assure it does not need antibiotics or to assure it is not something more serious. Best wishes.

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Last updated Feb 24, 2018

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