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I'm 24 no kids. lump in breast that's tender to touch. usually comes after menestrual cycle in breast with flat nipple. red, and peeling around areola?

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Dr. Michael Gabor
Diagnostic Radiology 33 years experience
Breast lump: At your age, and with cyclic symptoms, the overwhelming probability is that there is a benign etiology. However, any lump, as well as the skin changes around the nipple, should be evaluated by your doc to make sure. If the lump turns out to be simply a benign cyst, it can be aspirated with a needle so it doesn't bother you any more.

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Jacksonville, FL
A 23-year-old female asked:

I'm 24. Lump in breast that's tender to touch. Usually comes after menestrual cycle in breast with flat nipple. Red, sore and peeling around areola?

1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
Dr. Liengkong Siew
Gynecology 54 years experience
Lump mastitis: For your age any signs of infection you should see your GYn or F/d asap especially with lumpy breasts and if confirm infection it should be treated with antibiotics for a coarse and follow up mandatory as if unresponsive it can be serious to rule out remote possibility of inflammatory breast tumor although it is very rare but not impossible. Good luck and see your doctor now

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Last updated May 7, 2017

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