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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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I have a lump between my breasts on my sternum. The lump has always come and gone but now it's extremely painful. What should I do?

I have a lump between my breasts on my sternum. The lump has always come and gone but now it's extremely painful. What should I do?

See provider: Please see your health care provider to assess if you need drainage and/or antibiotics for a possible epidermal inclusion cyst. ...Read more

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Diagnosing Breast Lumps (Checklist)

Check yourself after your period
Monthly
Check daily in shower after soaping up
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Learn the architecture of your breasts by repetition
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Observe skin around nipples
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I am 53 years old and have a lump between my breast and armpit should I be worried? sometimes its very painful

I am 53 years old and have a lump between my breast and armpit should I be worried? sometimes its very painful

Lump: Any new, unknown lump, especially one that can be very painful at times, should be seen and evaluated to get it properly diagnosed and treated. best wishes. ...Read more

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Had a barium swallow showed a narrowing now need a CT scan what will this show also have a lump between my breast does not hurt but are these connect?

Had a barium swallow showed a narrowing now need a CT scan what will this show also have a lump between my breast does not hurt but are these connect?

Unlikely: Barium swallow assesses the width and contours of the esophagus, the tube that connects your throat and stomach. Narrowing (presumably of esophagus) may be related to a variety of factors, many benign and some more concerning. Cat scan is an x-ray which spins around you and generates a 3 dimensional picture of the inside of your chest or abdomen. Endoscopy may also be needed for further assessment. ...Read more

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Diagnosing Breast Lumps (Checklist)

Seek immediate evaluation by your physician
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Have diagnostic mammography, ultrasound or MRI if recommended
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Remember most breast lumps are benign
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I have a lump between my breasts.

I have a lump between my breasts.

Need more info: Need to hear a little more, is it new? Hurt? Size? Etc etc. ...Read more

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I have a lump in between my breast. It's about a bean size and hard. It hurts to touch. Any idea what this could be?

I have a lump in between my breast. It's about a bean size and hard. It hurts to touch. Any idea what this could be?

Sebaceous cyst: A sebaceous cyst is a swelling from a swollen sebaceous gland or oil gand in your skin. They are common and usually need to be removed surgically (an office procedure). Other possibilitis include a dermatofibroma or lipoma. A metastatic tumor could be possible, but usually not tender. ...Read more

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Diagnosing Breast Lumps (Checklist)

Perform monthly self breast exams.
monthly
See your doctor immediately if breast lump found.
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Yearly breast exams after age 40 by your doctor.
yearly
Yearly mammograms after age 40.
yearly

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