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Is It Normal For A 6 Year Old Girl To Have Breast Lumps
Hi dctr I am 22 years old uarried girl I have a little red spot on my breast thier is no lump is it normal plz reply me?
Hemangioma: Little red fits in the skin anywhere are likely to be hemmangiomas. These are very common and if no consequence. They usually last a long time like a mole. If you push I it then it will blanch when the blood goes out and refills immediately. They can be removed if they are larger. See your doctor to be sure. ...Read more
Other features: Any female with a true breast bud before 8y would be considered abnormal. One important distinction is whether it is a true bud, or a bit of fluffy overhang in a kid carrying a few extra pounds. A breast bud will be directly beneath the nipple & have a distinct size & spongy feel that is different from soft fatty tissue. Add a breast nodule to rapid growth or pubic hair & its time to see your dr. ...Read more
Fibroadenoma: The most common breast mass found in teenage girls is fibroadenoma, a benign condition. Have her checked by her pcp. ...Read more
Possible, but rare: Have your doctor exam the breast. It is very rare for breast cancer to present at such a young age. ...Read more
If I have a tumor in my breast, can that cause severe chest pains? Fifteen yr old girl. Two lumps in left breast.
FIBROCYSTIC CHANGES: Painful breast lumps in a teenager are usually the result of fibrocystic changes, a benign condition that can cause cysts or fibrous growths to develop. They can be quite tender, and can fluctuate in their tenderness based on your cycle. You can use antiinflammatory drugs, like Aspirin or advil, (ibuprofen) for relief, but you do need to see your doctor for an evaluation. Good luck. ...Read more
24 year girl I have lump in my left axilla n pain on touch on right side of breast ia dr palpitaed me and suggested amoxiclave but I ve suspect cancer?
Agree with Dr.: Breast metastases in the axilla are seldom painful or tender. You're young for breast cancer though no one's immune. The node may have been doing its job catching bacteria. If by any chance you own a kitten, think of cat-scratch fever and consider tetracycline. If it's not changed in two weeks, consider having it needled for diagnosis. ...Read more
I m 22 yrs old unmarried girl. I nvr had a sex. I have breast pain in both my breast. I am also having lump in my right underarm. What can it be due to?
Many things: Likely at 22yrs would be fibrocystic breast disease or possible fibroadenoma. You need to see dr. And reduce caffeine if you take much caffeine thru cola, energy drinks or coffee or chocolate since these stimulate and make tender breast tissue. If strong family history breast disease (cancer or fibrocystic breast disease) then need to see your dr. And get appropriate evaluation and studies. ...Read more
Please help im a 14 yr old girl Something doesn't feel right in my right breast under my nipple. Feels kind of like a tiny lump?
See Ob/GYN: Go and see a doctor if you are concerned. Nobody could give you an answer on your question online without an examination of your breast. It's probably nothing major, but why to guess? Best! ...Read more
18mnth girl, bilateral breast lumps since 5wks, DR said hormonal & will go with cease BFing. BF stopped 3months ago, lumps remain, now ~1inch diameter?
10y/o prepubescent girl has sore lump under ONE nipple. Is this just a breast bud or should we get it checked out by dr?
Most certainly is: A breast bud.Get a more detailed answer ›
Is it normal if the breasts of a 17 year old girl get smaller? Bra size used to be 34c now is 32c or 32b within a few months. No weight loss or gain.
It can be...: Without any other symptoms or information, this is likely normal. Body fat distribution (not just total mass) is determined by a very complex interplay between hormones that are very actively changing before, during and after puberty. So as the body changes/matures, the body fat (aka adipose) distribution may also change. If you're worried, though, go see your doctor, they can help. ...Read more
Early development: As a girl enters the early stage of puberty, breast budding is the most noticeable sign. One side may come out before the other and as the breasts develop further, they may maintain some difference in size for months if not a year or more. They may be slightly tender in the beginning but should never be red or drain. If so a visit is needed. ...Read more
Is it normal for a 15 year old girl (who breasts havnt fully developed yet) for her nipples to go in?
I am 21 and I have no breasts are too small, like a 11 year old girl. My period is normal since 13 years. .. Thanks.
See a doctor: Anatomical differences among people, including breasts, vary tremendously. Overall size is only one aspect of breast development. You should see your primary physician for a complete history and exam and to see if any testing would be recommended based on their assessment. ...Read more
Hello, I am 21 years, I measure 1.60 m.Tengo body of 12 year old girl, my breasts are very pequeñosy not think it is normal. What I can do I test?
Maybe normal for you:
Do you have regular menstrual periods? Is your weight normal for your height? If so, your body may be developing in the right way for you. There are all different sizes of women, including breast size.
It is important to learn to accept your body, yourself. It doesn't matter what other people are- just that you are *you*. If you are concerned, check with your doctor. ...Read more
Premature Thelarche: Breast bud development before the age of 8 yrs is considered premature. If it is an isolated finding (no other secondary sexual characteristics) then it is considered "benign" and no other work-up is required. If there are other findings then it is often consistent with "precocious puberty" and further work-up is necessary. Schedule a visit with your child's pediatrician for further evaluation. ...Read more
I'm 18 years old and I have axillary breast tissue in one armpit. Is that normal, and also is it meant to feel like little lumps???
Yes: If you draw a line from your nipple to the armpit there can be islands of breast tissue anywhere along that line. It can really be uncomfortable if you decide to breast feed in the future and should be part of your monthly self exam process. ...Read more
10.5 year old daughter complains of pain in left nipple area. She found a pea sized hard lump. Other breast normal. Breast buds? Please advise!
Thelarche: Thelarche is the onset of secondary breast development, usually occurring at the beginning of puberty in girls. Thelarche is usually noticed as a firm, tender lump directly under the center of the nipple (papilla and areola). Thelarche is also referred to as a "breast bud", or your doctor may refer to tanner stage 2. ...Read more
My daughter has a lump in her left breast and she's only 5 years old. Is that normal, abnormal, or cancerous?
Hi I am 20 years old & I have like a lump looks like sort of a knot on my inner side of my right breast & it kinded of hurts but not to bad? What could this be? My nipples are normal they don't leak it's just that my right breast have this sort of lump o
Most breast lumps: Are not dangerous, particularly at your age. If you are using hormonal birth control, that often causes tender lumps called fibroadenomas. A fibroadenoma is NOT breast cancer, but does increase the risk of breast cancer. There are many other reasons for breast lumps. It isn't possible to know what your lump is without an exam by your doctor and perhaps some testing. ...Read more
Almost-never.: Breast cancer is very rare in women under 30 and increases in incidence the older you get. The statistical probabibility of having breast cancer at 14 is less than the probability of winning a million dollars in the lottery. ...Read more
No, not safe: Breast reduction pills are not recommended. If you are concerned about this young girl's breast size, then you should consult a breast specialist to make sure there is not an abnormality causing the enlargement. If surgery is of interest, I would recommend waiting until at least 21. The breasts are still growing and changing at this age. ...Read more
Please: Consider having an adult or someone who is at least 16 years old ask this question for you. You need to be at least 16 years old to post questions on healthtap. Thanks. ...Read more
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