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A 33-year-old female asked:

The lumpiness that i feel in my breasts extends into my armpit area. could just be normal breast tissue?

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Dr. John Rhoades
Family Medicine 50 years experience
Possibly: This is possible, but with your next DR visit, discuss it with DR and have it checked.
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