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A 37-year-old male asked about a 34-year-old female:

My 34 yr old wife has a lump in her breast and has recently stopped nursing our 15 month old daughter. could this be breast cancer?

2 doctor answers7 doctors weighed in
Dr. Robert Killian
General Practice 28 years experience
Lump in Breast: This is not likely to be cancer given the more common blocked ducts or irritated ducts found in nursing mothers. But, it should not be ignored and her physician should be informed. If the lump hurts or is growing please make that visit with the doctor soon.
Dr. Eric Brown
Breast Surgery 32 years experience
Yes, unlikely: Most common cause is a benign galactocele. Nonetheless, you should absolutely have an evaluation, with at least an ultrasound.

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