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Doctor insights on: Causes Of Lumps In Breast

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Can too much caffeine cause painful lumps in your breasts?

Can too much caffeine cause painful lumps in your breasts?

Fibrocystic breasts: Caffeine is known to contribute to fibrocystic breast symptoms. ...Read more

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Does soy milk cause lumps in mens breasts?

Does soy milk cause lumps in mens breasts?

No: There is no scientific evidence that dietary soy food (milk, tofu, ect...) is linked to the development of breast cancer in women or men. And it does not cause lumps in men's breasts. If a man has a lump in his breast, he should immediately go see his doctor for an assessment. Breast cancer does develop in men, albeit much less common than in women. ...Read more

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What could be the cause of lumps in a male breast?

What could be the cause of lumps in a male breast?

Breast tissue: Lumpy breasts are usually breast tissue but the differential diagnosis list is large. One does not want to miss a breast cancer so an exam and possibly biopsy and/or mammogram will be considered by your physician. ...Read more

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What would cause painful lumps on ribs under breast?

What would cause painful lumps on ribs under breast?

Costochondritis : The joints between the ribs and sternum (breastbone) can be swollen and sore. Motrin or advil (ibuprofen) helps. ...Read more

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What causes of breast lumps?

Many things: "lumps" can be normal areas of asymmetrically dense breast tissue, fluid filled cysts, benign solid masses, or malignancy. Any new lump drawing attention or concern particularly if it persists or enlarges over a short period of time should be appropriately evaluated by a physician. ...Read more

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What are some causes of breast lumps?

What are some causes of breast lumps?

Many things: There are many things that cause breast lumps and are divided into cancerous and noncancerous/benign. We do not know the causes of them. Cysts, fluid filled sacs, occur in most of us around our menstrual cycle and other hormonal changes. ...Read more

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What can cause me to have lumps in my breast? Could a female practitioner answer please?

What can cause me to have lumps in my breast? Could a female practitioner answer please?

Breasts are lumpy: Our breasts are naturally "lumpy". It is important for you to examine yourself monthly to learn what is normal for you. If something feels different, then contact your doctor. Fibrocystic changes (see some other posts) is common and frequently causes fluid filled cysts that feel lumpy and breast pain. If you have concerns, get examined by a breast specialist. ...Read more

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Does bc pills cause breast lumps?

Does bc pills cause breast lumps?

They can: Birth control pills contain estrogen and/or Progesterone (hormones) that regulate your cycle and ovulation (making an egg). Those same hormones can stimulate breast tissue. Have it checked by your regular doctor or consider a mammogram if new. ...Read more

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What can cause painful breast lumps?

What can cause painful breast lumps?

Many things: Cyst in the breast. Fibrocystic change, fibroadenoma, mastitis and breast cancer. All could cause pain in the breast. ...Read more