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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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I have a lump above my breast, it does not hurt, but it is a hard lump, am having mammogram tomorrow will this detect what it is I am scared?

I have a lump above my breast, it does not hurt, but it is a hard lump, am having mammogram tomorrow will this detect what it is I am scared?

Maybe: A mammogram is the first step after a thorough breast examination by the MD. If needed a sample (biopsy) may be taken of the lump if it is in the breast tissue. Never fear when "action is here". ...Read more

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I have a lump in my breast. It hurts when palpated. My dr wants to watch it for a month but if it's cancer won't It spread alot by then??

Get FNA: Fine needle aspiration biopsy is simple, quick and can be done without anesthesia in an outpatient setting. A pathologist can render a quick diagnosis sometimes immediately. In some institutions the pathologist can himself/herself perform the procedure as well. ...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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Hey, I just started microgestin 1.5 birth control 3days ago and I have a painful lump above my breast that hurts. I'm 17 . I'm also very underweight.

Hey, I just started microgestin 1.5 birth control 3days ago and I have a painful lump above my breast that hurts. I'm 17 . I'm also very underweight.

Breast exam: Please get a breast exam and ultrasound. You are quite young and although this sounds like a benign cyst, it should be examined and treated. Call your physician for an exam. ...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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Hello doc Last night i noticed that i have a small lump on my breast,it doesn't hurt. I'm 22 yrs old and afraid that maybe it's cancer.

Hello doc Last night i noticed that i have a small lump on my breast,it doesn't hurt. I'm 22 yrs old and afraid that maybe it's cancer.

Likely benign: Due to your age, a small lump in your breast is likely benign BUT since your family history and personal history is unknown, I would recommend that you get the mass examined by your gynecologist ASAP. ...Read more

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I noticed I have a inner small lump between my breast doesn't hurt unless I push down is a bit uncomfortable could it be an ingrown pimple?

I noticed I have a inner small lump between my breast doesn't hurt unless I push down is a bit uncomfortable could it be an ingrown pimple?

Yes : Yes could be a pimple or boil most likely a sebaceous cyst .Any lump in the breast area requires an exam by a Doctor to make sure it's benign and treat it if it's an infected cyst ...Read more

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I have a large hard lump in my right breast that hurts really bad. What could it be?

I have a large hard lump in my right breast that hurts really bad. What could it be?

Anything: Please go and see a doctor asap. This could be anything from an incipient abscess, malignancy, clogged mammary duct, and so on and so on. Go get examined and treated. ...Read more

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Please help! I have a lump on my chest and my breasts are hurting?

Please schedule an: Appointment with your physician. Any breast lump warrants medical evaluation. ...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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What should a breast lump feel like?

"Different": Feeling for a lump in an organ that by it's very nature is lumpy-bumpy can be very confusing; usually, it's not a question of whether you can find a lump as much as how many. However, cancers often feel distinctly different than normal breast tissue: rock-hard (like it is made of concrete rather than rubber), 3-dimensionally round (rather than pancake- or cigar-shaped), and fixed w/in the breast. ...Read more

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What things could cause a breast lump?

What things could cause a breast lump?

Benign or malignant: If you feel a breast lump or mass you should get it taken care of. You should get a referral to a doctor who specializes in breast disease the best doctor would be a breast surgeon you need to have a history and exam and mammogram and or breast ultrasound and probably need a biopsy. ...Read more

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How will I know if I have breast lump?

How will I know if I have breast lump?

Self-examination: Tara-that is often a very difficult thing to determine for patient and doctor, since the breast by it's very nature is a very "lumpy-bumpy" organ. If you perform self-examination, you will be more likely to identify any new lump, which should prompt a visit to your doctor. If they share your concern, they will send you to a breast specialist and may order tests such as an ultrasound+/-mammogram. ...Read more

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