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A 41-year-old member asked:

When i squeeze my breasts it is hard and solid why?

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Dr. Alex Lechtman
Plastic Surgery 31 years experience
Hard to know: Without more detail. You may just have youthful breasts. Is it more on one side than the other? Is there a mass? Have you recently had a breast reduction or augmentation? I would suggest a good breast exam by your doctor and certainly a mammogram if you have not had one recently.
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A 35-year-old member asked:

Is it ok to squeeze your breasts hard?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 26 years experience
Well, not to : The point that injure or bruise yourself.
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Breast is rock solid, what's wrong?
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Is an area of your: Breast rock solid as in a mass? If yes, then seek medical evaluation.
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Can a breast cyst be painless and solid or is it always squishy and painful?
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A 34-year-old member asked:
I have a solid mass in my breast that's microlobulated oval elongated bi-rads 4. Could it be cancer?
Dr. Christian Schultheis
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Evaluation?: Needs to be evaluated by a surgeon. Also an ultrasound may be helpful. A birads 4 is concerning. Hope this helps.
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A 41-year-old female asked:
I have a complex breast cyst which is more than 50% solid. Is there a chance it could be cancerous?
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