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I Have A Lump In My Left Breast
I have had a mammogram and it is not cancer but I have a lump in my left breast that feels like a pin sticking me. I am a 59 year old male they said it is like I am growing breast.
I have a lump in my left breast that feels about the size of a plum pit. I have no symptoms of breast cancer, but could it still be it?
Yes, it can.: This is why women are encouraged to do a self exam regularly, like every month or so. It can still be benign, but cancer must be ruled out. Mammograms at a certain age are also very important for the same reason. So the next step is to see your doctor to get this examined with tests, and the like, to find out exactly what this is. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I have a lump under my left breast and it's extremely painful when I touch it or if my bra stap hits it. I've been told that it nothing to worry about its just cystic. I would really like someone to spend sometime thinking about this because it's been
Am a 22yr old and i have a lump on my left breast. Doctors said its fibroadenoma.
Is that dangerous?
Is it necessary to extract it?
Fibroadenoma is beni: Fibroadenoma occurs in your females and is easy to diagnose by clinical exam and mammogram. Most fibroadenomas do not grow and can be left alone. But if it is increasing in size over 6 monthly examinations by the doctor and by your own self examination, then a biopsy and or removal may be the best choice of managing it further. Have your surgeon guide you further. ...Read more
Ask your doctor: Appropriate management of a complex fibroadenomas is controversial. While some believe that complex fibroadenomas merit complete removal for histological examination, others suggest that they can be managed conservatively following core biopsy. They are associated with a slightly increased risk of cancer when multicentric proliferative changes are found in the surrounding glandular tissue. Good q. ...Read more
I have a lump on my left breast. Is it necessary to do a biopsy or could i just do the surgery? Because i dont want to do the surgery if not required
Depends: It really depends on what the lump is and what issues it is causing you. At your age, the most common lump would be a cyst. Cysts can just be aspirated. Most lumps at 22 are benign and most don't need removel or biopsy. Best place to start is with a breast Ultrasound of the area after being seen by your physician. ...Read more
I have got a lump in my left breast , it was big ,it got smaller and it has been on same size for 4 months now do I need to worry or that is normal?
Better safe: The fact that it changed size from bigger to smaller makes me immediately think of a non cancerous process going on, however, it is better safe than sorry. I would recommend evaluation by a health practitioner. Depending on the history and exam they might recommend mammogram, ultrasound, MRI, or biopsy ...Read more
I have a lump in at the bottom of my neck where my shoulder is? It is hard and painless. I also have a lump in my left breast that is hard and painles
Need exam: Please schedule a consult with a clinician who can physically examine both the lumps you are concerned about. Best wishes. ...Read more
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