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

I found a lump on my breast. It hurts, its hard and sore and its a red color. Whats 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'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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Im 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.

Im 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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Wanted to know if having breast lump aspirations hurt? If so, how do docs treat the pain?

Wanted to know if having breast lump aspirations hurt? If so, how do docs treat the pain?

Not typically : It is typically a very fast drawing out of fluid with a needle, and most patients do not find it uncomfortable enough to warrant any sort of pre-medication. Generally over the counter pain meds can be taken afterwards if needed, or you could apply ice just afterwards. ...Read more

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I found a breast lump. What should I do?

I found a breast lump. What should I do?

Lump: Call your doctor; if ovre age 35 get a mammogram and ultrasound, if under get an ultrasound. Surgeon referral can follow if needed or if surgeon performs diagnostic ultrasound can go there first. ...Read more

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I have found a breast lump. What could it be?

I have found a breast lump. What could it be?

Possibilities...: ...Include a cyst, a tumor (benign or malignant), or fibrocystic changes. Any new breast lump must be evaluated by a physician to be certain that it's not a cancer. This certainty can be reached by physical examination, mammography, ultrasound, and/or biopsy, depending on many factors. If your doctor is certain that the lump is not cancerous, it does not need to be removed. ...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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Mammogram found a breast lump. What should I do now?

Mammogram found a breast lump. What should I do now?

Lump: Speak with your doctor. At this point you may need additional imaging, such as an ultrasound, or biopsy. ...Read more

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I found a breast lump in my left breast. What do I do?

I found a breast lump in my left breast. What do I do?

Breast Lump: At your age any breast lump should be taken seriously with an appropriate work up done. You need to see your primary care physician or a general surgeon for further care. ...Read more

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