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what does a breast lump feel like compared to a cyst?

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Dr. Barry Rosen
33 years experience General Surgery
No different: It is impossible to differentiate a solid lump from a cyst by exam alone. However, it is easy to differentiate them by ultrasound or needle-aspiration. Never assume a new lump is "just another cyst"--see your doctor for any new breat lump.
Answered on Dec 9, 2013

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