A 42-year-old female asked:
Theres a slight pain in my right breast less than two weeks before my period is this a posibility of breast cancer?help pls...
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Radiology 37 years experience
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Pathology 28 years experience
Not likely,,,: Usually, the presenting sign of breast cancer is a painless mass that is often detected on self examination. Many times it is accompanied by enlarged lymph nodes and, in advanced cases, skin changes/discolorations hat have an orange peel or "pau de orange" appearance. Breast pain with your period suggests fibrocystic changes, which are benign. Go see your doctor for a thorough exam to find out.
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Surgical Oncology 17 years experience
Probably not: This sounds like a benign condition called fibrocystic changes of the breast. You should however let your friendly primary care physician know of your concerns.
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Last updated Jul 11, 2013
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