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A 18-year-old female asked:

Few days ago i felt a lump in my right breast.now i felt another one in my left at the same place toward armpit.my breasts are sensitive and the right lump did hurt to the touch on the first day. also i have to get my period in next 2 days?

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Dr. Mushahid Farooqi
Family Medicine 26 years experience
This is known as Fibrocystic Breast Changes or cyclic breast changes, before periods breast tissue may have a dense, bumpy and lumpy feel to the fingers. This feel is usually more in the outer areas, mostly near the armpit. Sometimes some women feel one or more lumps during this time and breasts are sensitive to touch because of hormonal change and building up of some extra fluid in the breasts.
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