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Mum had a lump removed from breast 3 months ago. She still is experiencing pain. Is this normal?

Mum had a lump removed from breast 3 months ago. She still is experiencing pain. Is this normal?

Difficult: Pain is a tough issue. Does she have pain in other places? Post operative discomfort inthe breast should be gone at this point but individuals have different pain " filters". If hers is low, pain will take longer to diminish. I doubt its part of a pathological process. ...Read more

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I'm 26 yrs 1st time mom (20 months baby)who still breastfeeding. But yesterday morning I found a small lump above my breast below the collar bone& hurt.

I'm 26 yrs 1st time mom (20 months baby)who still breastfeeding. But yesterday morning I found a small lump above my breast below the collar bone& hurt.

WOW: My wife stopped at 13 months and I thought wow. As with my wife and son your baby is not getting anything at this point from the breast feeding except comfort assuming a regular solid food diet so it is time to stop. That said assuming there is no history in your family of malignancy I would see my obgyn to have it checked and proceed from there. ...Read more

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3 days after general anaesthetic for a breast lump removed.26yr old. Still feel out if sorts, dizzy/blurry head. When will it stop?

3 days after general anaesthetic for a breast lump removed.26yr old. Still feel out if sorts, dizzy/blurry head. When will it stop?

Depends on the: Medications used for the general anesthetic and your tolerance to them, but it is not unusual to feels its effects up to one month. It should dissipate gradually, usually in much less time. ...Read more

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I'm 18 & I just found a small lump on my breast. It doesn't hurt, but it's hard and round. What is it?

I'm 18 & I just found a small lump on my breast. It doesn't hurt, but it's hard and round. What is it?

Can't be certain: While it is probably nothing serious you should definitely have it looked at, although you can safely wait through a period to see if it goes away. A cyst or a fibroadenoma are most likely, but cancers occasionally are found even in young women. ...Read more

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I have a hard lump inbetween my breasts. Its very new. Its hard and hurts a little bit. Its a bit sore but I just found it tonight.?

I have a hard lump inbetween my breasts. Its very new. Its hard and hurts a little bit. Its a bit sore but I just found it tonight.?

Have it checked: Best to see your doctor in person to determine what it could be. It may be a benign sebaceous cyst, or boil, or something else. Difficult to say virtually. Easy to say once it's examined in person by your doctor. ...Read more

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Hi, I found a lump in my breast and I'm 16. It's hard but it doesn't hurt and I think it might of gotten smaller from the first time, months ago?

Hi, I found a lump in my breast and I'm 16. It's hard but it doesn't hurt and I think it might of gotten smaller from the first time, months ago?

Get examined: It is rare to have serious breast problems at the age of 16, but it is also a good time to get educated on how exactly to do a proper breast exam from a specialist. Fibrocystic breast tissue is common in young breasts and the areas can get bigger than smaller. It is however important to get checked and examined and start the process of routine health maintenance evals as you sexually mature. ...Read more

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I removed 3 lumps from my breast and found out I had ilc now I have another lump on the same breast shall I remove my breasts. I am 16 anknow its rare?

I removed 3 lumps from my breast and found out I had ilc now I have another lump on the same breast shall I remove my breasts. I am 16 anknow its rare?

Hereditary testing: If ilc refers to invasive lobular carcinoma I would strongly advocate for you to be braca tested. If positive consider bilateral mastectomies with reconstruction; if negative and the ilc does refer to invasive lobular carcinoma consider mastectomy. Lastly, given your age, if possible I would seek a second opinion from a childrens hospital or a national cancer center. ...Read more

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They found a breast lump but studies show it is benign. Can I get it removed anyway?

They found a breast lump but studies show it is benign. Can I get it removed anyway?

Yes: You can either have a needle biopsy to find out what it is or a surgeon can remove it if it becomes a worry to you. ...Read more

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Help please! Could bra hurt breasts and create lumps?

Help please! Could bra hurt breasts and create lumps?

It is doubtful that: A bra is creating lumps. However, your bra is important. Up to 85% of american women are wearing incorrect bra size. Encourage you to take care of your breasts by going to a bra specialty store for a professional fitting ; help w design selection. You will also be taught how to properly settle your breasts into the bra. It is worth the effort. ...Read more

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Have a lump that hurts under my breast?

Have a lump that hurts under my breast?

See doctor: If you have a lump see doctor. You may need further testing. So get help ...Read more

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Please help! I have a lump on my breast but it doesn't hurt?

Please help! I have a lump on my breast but it doesn't hurt?

Even if it doesn't: Hurt - please schedule an appointment with your physician to evaluate this lump. Take care. ...Read more

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I have to have a lump removed from my breast. How will they do it?

I have to have a lump removed from my breast. How will they do it?

Biopsy: The approach for he biopsy and the tech our used will vary according to your history as well as the size and location of the mass and the level of suspicion for possible malignancy, . ...Read more

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I have a lump in my breast and it hurts when touched. What could it be?

I have a lump in my breast and it hurts when touched. What could it be?

Benign cyst: This is most likely a benign cyst. But please see you physician for evaluation and treatment. ...Read more

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Lump on breast age 20 should I get checked? Doesn't hurt/cause any type of pain.

Lump on breast age 20 should I get checked? Doesn't hurt/cause any type of pain.

Yes, please: It would be prudent to get it checked out, even though the risk of anything serious is very remote.
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My breasts sometimes just hurt when I'm wearing bra. I have a lump on my right breast too. What could this be?

My breasts sometimes just hurt when I'm wearing bra. I have a lump on my right breast too. What could this be?

Breast Lump: Breasts lumps that are benign can include cysts (fluid filled), lipomas (fatty tissue), fibroandemonas (harder/rubbery), hematomas or necrotic breast tissue (both due to trauma), fibrocystic breasts (multiple lumps) ; pseudo lumps such as scar tissue or hardened silicone (previous surgery). A lump can also be cancerous. ...Read more

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I have a large lump in my right breast. Feels really wierd and does not hurt. Have not gotten it checked. It popped up three years ago..

I have a large lump in my right breast. Feels really wierd and does not hurt. Have not gotten it checked. It popped up three years ago..

Check lumps w/Gyn: You should always get breast lumps checked by gyn--at least by now that it has been 3 years. It could be a cyst or benign fibrous tissue, but might be serious, and your family history can help determine how concerned to be. Dr can do an exam and order evaluation (u/s, mammo, fine-needle, etc.) to identify as needed. ...Read more

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My sister is 22 and she is experiencing pain on one of her breasts she feels a little lump on top of her breast n the bottom hurts when she presses on?

My sister is 22 and she is experiencing pain on one of her breasts she feels a little lump on top of her breast n the bottom hurts when she presses on?

Ultrasound: Many young women develop cysts in their breasts that are not dangerous but may be painful. Ultrasound is the best way in young women to evaluate breast masses; most of the time, these cysts resolve on their own but occasionally may persist or get larger and require surgery. ...Read more

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My daughter is 15 when she was 13 she had doctors scan the lumps in breasts, it's been two years and they are still here. What are the chances that they have developed into cancer, and since to my knowledge they are still non cancerous could they go away

My daughter is 15 when she was 13 she had doctors scan the lumps in breasts, it's been two years and they are still here. What are the chances that they have developed into cancer, and since to my knowledge they are still non cancerous could they go away

Low: It is extremely rare for a teenager to develop breast cancer; benign fibrocystic lumps are common, however. If the lumps get bigger around her period and smaller after, they are benign an usually will go away on their own, given enough time. Decreasing caffeine intake can help, and sometimes being on the birth control pill to regulate hormone levels can help too. ...Read more

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I have had a breast lump for over a year. Should it be removed?

I have had a breast lump for over a year. Should it be removed?

Not always: But it needs to be checked! You should have a physical examination, mammography, and most likely an ultrasound. Then you and your physician can make an adequate plan. Don't delay any longer - get it checked! ...Read more

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What to do if I had cancer in2007 and anoncancer lump in2013 now I found another lump should I get my breast removed?

What to do if I had cancer in2007 and anoncancer lump in2013 now I found another lump should I get my breast removed?

Maybe: If this second lump has been diagnosed as cancer, you would need to discuss with your surgeon and radiation oncologist whether you are a candidate 6 years later for a lumpectomy and radiation again. Sometimes breast conservation is an option this far out from the first cancer. ...Read more

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What do you advise if I had cancer in 2007 and another cancer lump in 2013 now I found another lump should I get my breast removed?

What do you advise if I had cancer in 2007 and another cancer lump in 2013 now I found another lump should I get my breast removed?

Genetic testing: If you have not been evaluated for the BRCA gene, I would do that. If you have but were found to be negative and have had 2 breast cancers, then if I were seeing you as a patient, I would recommend a bilateral mastectomy. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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I found a lump on my breast. It hurts, its hard and sore and its a red color. What's the possibility its cancer?

I found a lump on my breast. It hurts, its hard and sore and its a red color. What's the possibility its cancer?

Not high...: ....At your age except if you have a strong family history. That said, you need to see your family doc or gyn to be examined. Internet consults for things like this are never an alternative to a good exam. Best to you. ...Read more

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I have a lump between my breasts it doesn't hurt and it comes and goes what could it be?

I have a lump between my breasts it doesn't hurt and it comes and goes what could it be?

Cyst: You may have a sebaceous cyst or some additional breasttissue that can exist between your breast or armpits. That is related to hormones. Can you push any discharge out of it? If so it is a pimple/sebaceous cyst (can be removed by your doctor). If it get large or bothersome see your doctor. If it increases prior to your period; it may be additional breasttissue! ...Read more

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Lumps in breasts am that hurt when pushed on? . .. Hx fibrocystic breasts.

Lumps in breasts am that hurt when pushed on? . .. Hx fibrocystic breasts.

Breast lumps: Breast lumps that are tender with a history of Fibrocystic diseases are likely just that. Typically they vary in size and degree of tenderness with hormone fluctuations, caffeine intake, etc. Unusual lumps or persistent tender areas should be checked to be sure. Also if family history of breast cancer always best to err on side of getting checked. ...Read more

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What can cause my right breast to hurt even though there are no lumps?

Probably fibrocystic: Breast pain and lump are not always present together. Most of the time breast pain is secondary to fibrocystic condition, breast cysts, inflammation or breast infection. Some cancers are also painful. If your symptoms are new, it would be advisable to have a clinical breast evaluation to determine the cause of the pain. Breast lump and pain whether together or not need to be checked medically. ...Read more

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I have lumps in my breast, they hurt a lot, what does it mean? Anything serious?

Lumps in breast: Lumps in the breast should always be checked by your doctor for diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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Hard lumps in both breasts. Hurts. Does every women have these in their boobs? Are they just muscles?

Hard lumps in both breasts. Hurts. Does every women have these in their boobs? Are they just muscles?

Breast tissue: This is likely breast tissue that is sensitive to hormones and these are usually tender. I would however, have a breast exam done, albeit your age is not common for any breast tumors. Could be cysts too. ...Read more

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