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How to determine if I have a lump on my breast?

How to determine if I have a lump on my breast?

Through palpation: With your fingers. If you believe you have a lump please see your physician. ...Read more

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I have a lump on my breast. What are possible causes?

I have a lump on my breast. What are possible causes?

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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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 a lump on my breast getting bigger my doctor said its fat tissue not happy with his answer could it be cancer i'm scared it hurts when i push o?

I have a lump on my breast getting bigger my doctor said its fat tissue not happy with his answer could it be cancer i'm scared it hurts when i push o?

Breast lump: Breast cancer doesn't usually hurt per se, at least not initially when localized. Breast cysts can change in size & can be painful if large enough. Depending upon australian guidelines, you could consider asking for a mammogram +/- ultrasound depending upon findings followed by aspiration. Check out http://www.Mayoclinic.Com/health/breast-cysts/ds01071 for more info. ...Read more

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Why do I have a lump in my breast?

Why do I have a lump in my breast?

It depends!: Not breastfeeding or recently pregnant? Over the age of 40? Had the lump for more that 1-2 months? See your doctor! if you are recently pregnant or breastfeeding, under the age of 30, and only noticed it recently, start taking an NSAID (otc Ibuprofen or naproxen), eliminate caffeine, and give it a few weeks to see if it resolves. If not, again, see your doctor. ...Read more

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