A 37-year-old member asked:
does a breast lump feel different from a cyst?
2 doctor answers
Dr. Barry Rosen answered
33 years experience General Surgery
No: Whether fluid-filled or solid, it is often very difficult to tell if a lump is a tumor or a cyst by examination alone. In contrast, an ultrasound will readily distinguish between the two.
Answered on Oct 26, 2012
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