A 27-year-old female asked:
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i got a large bruise on my breast it was bigger than my hand the dr said if i got a lump to go back to the dr now i think i have one how serious is it?

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Dr. Joyce Pastore
28 years experience Internal Medicine
Bruise: It could be a hematoma - a collection of blood - usually due to trauma. Or it could be an enlarging benign cyst. Neither are serious - more of a nuisance and discomfort. May need to be drained. I agree with the re-evaluation.
Answered on Sep 13, 2014

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