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Lump above left breast, had ultrasound but it was gone by then after being there a month, now its back, what can I do?

Lump above left breast, had ultrasound but it was gone by then after being there a month, now its back, what can I do?

Get it again: If it comes and goes like that it could be a cyst. Get the ultrasound and possibly fine needle aspiration while it is still there before it goes away. Also, sometimes these lumps appear and disappear coinciding with your menstrual cycle. ...Read more

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Pain & lump above left breast & below collar bone. Annoying pain but intensifies oblong shaped & feels like a bone, also pain between shoulder blade?

Pain & lump above left breast & below collar bone. Annoying pain but intensifies oblong shaped & feels like a bone, also pain between shoulder blade?

Get it looked at: Definitely get it looked at. Start with you primary physician and they can make an assessment if you need to see a musculoskeletal specialist or other specialist. ...Read more

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I'm 17 and ive had fibroadenoma in my breasts and was told they were ok but Ive noticed a lump above my left breast close to my arm pit is it the same?

I'm 17 and ive had fibroadenoma in my breasts and was told they were ok but Ive noticed a lump above my left breast close to my arm pit is it the same?

Need exam: You would need to see your doctor and have an exam to be sure. They may want to do an ultrasound if they think it is concerning. ...Read more

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I have a small lump above my left breast near my armpit almost.Its hard, doesn't move and the skin color is different where the lump is, for 6 years?

I have a small lump above my left breast near my armpit almost.Its hard, doesn't move and the skin color is different where the lump is, for 6 years?

Breast disease: I am sure you are concerned about breast cancer. Breast cancer affects 1/8 women. Have your physician examine you. For your age it could be many things, although cancer can be one of them, its not as common in a 19 y/o patient. However, get a proper examination and if of concerned get a biopsy. ...Read more

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Lump right above left breast, was tender at first but not anymore. Now i'm having pain and aches all over my body on and off, what blood test i need?

Lump right above left breast, was tender at first but not anymore. Now i'm having pain and aches all over my body on and off, what blood test i need?

Multiple symptoms: I would suggest that you have a doc take your history and conduct a thorough physical exam. He will be the best person to decide what blood tests you need. The complaints you presented (breast lump and feeling achy) don't seem to tie together to give you a diagnosis or suggest a blood test to do. They may be totally unrelated or they may be the episodes of the same story. ...Read more

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Swelling in left breast, collar bone, armpit, and shoulder blade area in the left half of my back. A hard bone like lump above my left breast.

Swelling in left breast, collar bone, armpit, and shoulder blade area in the left half of my back. A hard bone like lump above my left breast.

Worrisome: Based on your age I would be less concerned about breast cancer, but you describe a hard lump so this concerns me. Is the area red or painful? This might indicate infection; please see a doctor ...Read more

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29 year old female, found painless hard lump directly above my left breast. I do have history of breast cancer in my family?

29 year old female, found painless hard lump directly above my left breast. I do have history of breast cancer in my family?

Breast surgeon: Good for you for doing your breast exam. The next step is to go to a breast surgeon to get an exam and their professional opinion as to whether you need any imaging , biopsy, or surgery. Good luck to you. ...Read more