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I know abnormal lumps on the breast, but are there any somewhat clear mental breast cancer symptoms?

I know abnormal lumps on the breast, but are there any somewhat clear mental breast cancer symptoms?

See below: Early breast cancer has no symptoms. Breast cancer may later present as a painless firm breast lump. Rarely changes in color of the skin, sometimes nipple will get retracted or breast skin pulled inward. Best is to have yearly physical examination and mammogram after age 40 before these symptoms occur. Any breast lump, painful or not, should be examined by your doctor. ...Read more

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My left breast for 3days now are sore/swollen with both areola's darker followed by 2 irregular cycles i feel no lumps in breast i'm concerned, help?

My left breast for 3days now are sore/swollen with both areola's darker followed by 2 irregular cycles i feel no lumps in breast i'm concerned, help?

Exam: It's difficult to say what is happening, but you should have an examination by a medical practitioner. Soreness of a single breast could possibly be a sign of pregnancy, if you are active in that way, but usually it is both breasts. Please take care of this so you won't have to worry. ...Read more

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I have found a lump in my right breast and also have been having abnormal bleeding is this something that I should be concerned about?

I have found a lump in my right breast and also have been having abnormal bleeding is this something that I should be concerned about?

See your doctor now: You need to have a doctor examine your breasts. You will need an ultrasound and perhaps mammogram of your breast to further evaluate the lump. You should not ignore any breast lump and bloody nipple discharge. ...Read more

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My daughter has a lump in her left breast and she's only 5 years old. Is that normal, abnormal, or cancerous?

My daughter has a lump in her left breast and she's only 5 years old.  Is that normal, abnormal, or cancerous?

Breast bud: It sounds like she has a breast bud, which can be a normal occurance in a young child, even a male at times. Doubtful any pathology at age 5. See your pediatrician to feel better and get it evaluated. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Had my "irregular hypoechoic heterogenous 2.4cm breast lump" biopsied and it turned out to be a benign 'sclerosing adenosis'. What causes these?

Had my "irregular hypoechoic heterogenous 2.4cm breast lump"  biopsied and it turned out to be a benign 'sclerosing adenosis'. What causes these?

Breast specialist: I recommend you follow up with a breast specialist to review the films and biopsy result. The two don't seem to match up, we call this discordance. It is difficult for you to get a good answer in this forum without us seeing your report and looking at the films. Good luck! ...Read more

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2.4cm breast lump irregular, hypoechoic heterogeneous lesion. Getting biopsy. Is there anything other than cancer with that description it could be?

It can still be beni: There is a fairly high chance of this one being cancer but not 100 percent. It can still be benign, so wait to worry till the biopsy results become available.Good luck. ...Read more

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Sir.... Can u please tell me the causes of abnormal breast enlargment, with no lump or no cancer. Normal menstrual cycle, n normal every thing?

Sir.... Can u please tell me the causes of abnormal breast enlargment, with no lump or no cancer. Normal menstrual cycle, n normal every thing?

Breast reduction: In women enlarged breasts can be familial or occur due to hormonal changes or increased weight or rarely, asymmetric increase in size with one breast significantly larger than the other. If the enlarged breasts are associated with back & neck pain, bra straps digging into shoulders, rashes in breast folds etc then you may be considered for breast reduction surgery. See a plastic surgeon. ...Read more

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