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A 35-year-old member asked:

I have a red lump on my breast what could it be?

1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 26 years experience
If small it could be: A pimple or if larger it may be a cyst. Get it checked out medically if it is not resolving or it becomes hot, swollen, tender with pus or red streaking.

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A 45-year-old member asked:

I need to know what is this red lump on my breast?

1 doctor answer2 doctors weighed in
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 26 years experience
Sorry - can't: Diagnose off this description but in-person evaluation is likely to shed light on the cause.
A member asked:

Why do I have a lump in my breast?

4 doctor answers7 doctors weighed in
Dr. Scott J. Wolfson
Pediatrics 23 years experience
Pay it attention: If you are breastfeeding and it is painful, this may be a blocked duct. Massage it, add a warm compress, take some Ibuprofen (with food), and continue to express your milk. If any worsening occurs, redness around the area, increase in size, and/or fever, see your doctor for a further evaluation.
Last updated Oct 3, 2013


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