A 37-year-old female asked:
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I have a lump under my armpit I've always had it since puberty. It gets sore every time I PMS. Doctor said it was just fat, I think its something else but scared cuz I know that's a sign of breast cancer?

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Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience in Pediatrics
Other possibilities: It could also be misplaced breast tissue or other glandular in nature. I would have an ultrasound done when it is painful as a primary study. If your 1st doc won't get a 2nd opinion. Cancer would be very low on the list of possibilities,
Answered on Feb 2, 2020
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