A 20-year-old female asked:
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if my mom and both grandmas had breast cancer, should i go see a doctor if i am now experiencing a lump under my right armpit?

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Dr. Sewa Legha
49 years experience Medical Oncology
It depends: Any lump in your body requires medical attention for verification and in order to determine its significance and make a correct diagnosis. Breast cancer does occur, although very rarely, in 20 year olds, so I would advise you to get yourself examined or share this info with your family/friends who can support you and make sure that your health is OK
Answered on Sep 23, 2015

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