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A 18-year-old female asked:

Found hard lump in bottom of right breast,(grape size) its painful & hurts when touched,could it be cancer? (no other symptoms, breast looks normal)

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Dr. Cynthia Villacis
Family Medicine 24 years experience
Breast Lump: All new breast lumps should be examined by a physician. They can be caused by many things - infection, cysts, cancer. Some patients may be feeling ribs or normal breast tissue when they are concerned with a lump. If a person finds a lump that is red or hot - it is more concerning for an infection and they should go to urgent care for evaluation, otherwise make appt with their PCP or GYN.
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Last updated Oct 22, 2016

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