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does a breast lump feel different from a cyst?

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Dr. Barry Rosen
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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Dr. David Wyatt
25 years experience Family Medicine
No: To a patient they feel the same.
Answered on Jul 5, 2012

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