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I Have A Painful Lump In My Breast
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.
Evaluation: Breast lumps warrant medical evaluation.Get a more detailed answer ›
Breast Lumps: Breast lumps can be caused by infection, scar tissue, benign cysts, benign tumors and by cancerous tumors. There are other less common causes as well. You need to see your primary care physician to determine if mammography, breast ultrasound, breast biopsy or referral to a specialist is indicated. ...Read more
I'm only 19 but I have a small hard painful lump between my breasts and it's has been there for several months now. Should I see my doctor ?
It may: be nothing serious but it should be evaluated by a health practitioner ...Read more
I have a large, painful, hard lump in between my breasts that has doubled in size in 3 days. Should i be concerned?
Minor Surgery: A lumpectomy is usually performed under twilight anesthesia, so you will not be aware of the operation. After surgery, you will probably notice a "black-and-blue" type of soreness that should be well controlled with non-narcotic pain medication (i am a big fan of ibuprofen). Most people return to work in a few days and are back to normal activities in a week. Of course, check with your surgeon. ...Read more
See your Dr.: I am assuming you have a primary care physician or gyn serving that purpose. The first step is to go and be examined. Most breast lumps are benign so stay calm but don't put off this examination. Your doctor will probably recommend some form of imaging and may recommend that you see a breast surgeon. I think that would be a good idea and my recommendations for first steps. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
See a Doctor: Any new lump in the breast should be a cause for concern, best handled by seeing your gyne or primary care doctor. While most cancers are not painful, it is not a reliable finding. Hopefully, your doctor will be able to alleviate your concern or refer you to a breast center/surgeon for definitive evaluation. I hope its a false alarm--good luck. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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