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Pleural fremitus is a palpable vibration of the wall of the thorax caused by friction between the parietal and visceral pleura of the lungs. See pleural friction rub for the auditory ...Read more


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I'm 24. Lump in breast that's tender to touch. Usually comes after menestrual cycle in breast with flat nipple. Red, sore and peeling around areola?

I'm 24. Lump in breast that's tender to touch. Usually comes after menestrual cycle in breast with flat nipple. Red, sore and peeling around areola?

Lump mastitis: For your age any signs of infection you should see your GYn or F/d asap especially with lumpy breasts and if confirm infection it should be treated with antibiotics for a coarse and follow up mandatory as if unresponsive it can be serious to rule out remote possibility of inflammatory breast tumor although it is very rare but not impossible. Good luck and see your doctor now ...Read more

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I am experiencing breast pain (quality: tenderness), breast swelling, breast redness, tender swollen lump in breast, breast lump (quality: tender, swollen lump, mobile or moveable lump), breast tenderness to touch and fever.

I am experiencing breast pain (quality: tenderness), breast swelling, breast redness, tender swollen lump in breast, breast lump (quality: tender, swollen lump, mobile or moveable lump), breast tenderness to touch and fever.

Infection?: What you described suggests and infection and you should see a doctor for proper evaluation and treatment. If is not feasible to provide a more meaningful opinion without examining you.
Wish you good health! ...Read more

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I am experiencing tender swollen lump in breast. The following also describes me: Breast lump. What should I do?

I am experiencing tender swollen lump in breast. The following also describes me: Breast lump. What should I do?

Breast lump: See your doc, a new breast lump should be evaluated. You may need an ultrasound/mammogram for imaging work up. I ...Read more

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What is it? I have neck lump or bulge and tender swollen lump in breast.

What is it? I have neck lump or bulge and tender swollen lump in breast.

Need to be examined: Have a healthcare personnel examine the breast lumps to determine the nature and right treatment. The lump on your neck may or may not be related with the lump in the breast. Your primary care provider or a GYN doctor will be of great help. ...Read more

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I am experiencing tender lump in breast. It hurts my shoulder muscles.

I am experiencing tender lump in breast. It hurts my shoulder muscles.

Have it checked: At your age this is usually what is called fibrocystic disease of the breast, which is a benign condition resulting from breast cysts. This is usually treated with birth control pills. Caffeine and chocolate may make the symptoms worse, although this not entirely clear. Wound have a doctor examine the breasts to exclude anything more serious, especially if a family history of breast cancer. ...Read more

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I am currently 2 weeks postpartum, I did not breast feed...woke up this morning with a tender hard immovable lump in breast. What can this be?

I am currently 2 weeks postpartum, I did not breast feed...woke up this morning with a tender hard immovable lump in breast. What can this be?

Be examined: It may be a blocked milk duct but impossible to diagnose without an exam. See your doctor for an exam and consider an US. If it is red warm and tender it may be an area of infection. Try a cool pack and Tylenol (acetaminophen) for relief. All the best. ...Read more

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What could my breast lump be? It is oval with a horizontal point, about the same size as a green grape, movable, and sore to touch.

What could my breast lump be? It is oval with a horizontal point, about the same size as a green grape, movable, and sore to touch.

At your age, cancer: Is uncommon, although possible. It could be a cyst or a benign tumor. Every breast lump could be cancer, so show it to a doctor to be sure. ...Read more

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I am experiencing breast redness and breast lump (quality: tender, swollen lump).

I am experiencing breast redness and breast lump (quality: tender, swollen lump).

Need to examine: It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without examining you and your symptoms warrant evaluation by a physician. What you described is not a sign of cancer, but you should still see your doctor.
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Sore lump under left breast. Lump feels quite hard and get itchy breasts a lot before lump appeared?

Sore lump under left breast. Lump feels quite hard and get itchy breasts a lot before lump appeared?

See PCP: Make appointment to see your family physician. At 32 years, cancer of the breast is not common but not infrequent but you must be sure. "all lumps of the breast must be resolved.". ...Read more

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I have a breast lump (1cm diameter) under my right nipple and it feels a little sore when I feel it. I'm a 24 year old male. Can this be cancerous?

I have a breast lump (1cm diameter) under my right nipple and it feels a little sore when I feel it. I'm a 24 year old male. Can this be cancerous?

Unlikely: Breast cancers are rare in men but still 1 % breast cancers are in men, tend to diagnosed late, at you age is unlikely, but still need to be checked by your doctor ...Read more

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Tender/painful breast lump that is always on the same place but I feel it more during my period or PMS what could it be?

Tender/painful breast lump that is always on the same place but I feel it more during my period or PMS what could it be?

Maybe a cyst: Or adenoma (though these are usually painless). Please tell your parents as this should be medically evaluated. ...Read more

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Pea size nonmovable hard lump in breast painful when touched (upper area near chest wall)?

Pea size nonmovable hard lump in breast painful when touched (upper area near chest wall)?

Painful breast lump: Please kindly see your doctor to get checked out. Being painful it's important to make if it's an infection. ...Read more

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I would like help flat lump in breast?

Must see doctor: For evaluation, mammography if it is not done, if you see your PCP will refer to breast surgeon for further care. ...Read more

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How do you treat painful lump in breast?

See your doctor.: The first thing you do is figure out why there is a lump and why it is painful. At 47 you should be having mammograms every year. If you haven't it's past time to start. Your doctor should be able to refer you for biopsy if needed. (based off a thorough history and exam.) once you know what the lump is then you can deal with the pain from it. ...Read more

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How do you treat pain and lump in breast?

Go see your doctor: Any lump in the breast should be examined by your doctor for confirmation. If it is real, a mammography is advised for confirmation. Often a biopsy is needed once a lump is confirmed to be there.
Most breast cancer lumps are painless. If it is tender it may not be cancer. Fibrocystic condition of the breast can cause lumpiness and such lumps are often painful. Your doctor can give you medication. ...Read more

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I need help please! Found small lump in breast!?

I need help please! Found small lump in breast!?

Go to your doctor: The best way to know whether a breast lump is serious is to have your doctor evaluate it and order the appropriate studies. ...Read more

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How can I get a second opinion on lump in breast?

How can I get a second opinion on lump in breast?

C a Breast Surgeon: Although many doctors are knowledgable about breast diseases, a breast surgeon would be able to provide the most comprehensive evaluation of a breast lump; even though we are surgeons, we rarely recommend surgery unless a cancer is diagnosed. Go to www. Breastsurgeons. Org and find a member of the american society of breast surgeons in your area. Good luck! ...Read more

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What do I do for lump in breast after a car wreck?

What do I do for lump in breast after a car wreck?

Wait and watch: You probably have a big hematoma (bruise) where your seatbelt went across your breast. You may not see a bruise, but it can be deep within the breast. It takes time for your body to heal this, so it may be a month or two before you notice it getting better. Use ice packs. If it's getting worse, not better, see a doctor. Rarely the area can keep bleeding inside your breast, requiring surgery. ...Read more

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Small painful lump in breast, should I be concerned?

Small painful lump in breast, should I be concerned?

Breast Lump: At your age any breast lump should be taken seriously with an appropriate work up done. You need to see your primary care physician or a general surgeon for further care. ...Read more

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Painful lump in breast. How to figure out what this is?

Pain usually: Means inflammation. Breast lumps can enlarge suddenly causing pain. Or they can get infected, causing pain. Also inflammatory cancer is possible. A physician exam, mammogram, ultrasound, or even needle aspiration might be necessary. Don't delay, breast cancer is always a possibility. ...Read more

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Anyone ever had painful lump in breast that turned out fine?

Anyone ever had painful lump in breast that turned out fine?

Happens: All the time. You need to be evaluated. You need a mammogram and ultrasound. ...Read more

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Lump in breast has grown a lot in 1 week. What could this be?

Lump in breast has grown a lot in 1 week. What could this be?

Get it checked: A fast growing lump like that is often a cyst or other benign (non-cancerous) lesion. Any lump should be checked though and I definitely urge you to go in for a mammogram and sonogram. A fast growing cancer is not unheard of, so please be certain by going in for care. ...Read more

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Lump in breast. What kind of tests would tell me what it was?

Lump in breast. What kind of tests would tell me what it was?

Ultrasound/mammogram: A breast lump can be due to several etiologies:benign/ functional (traumatic, hormone related, cystic, fibrous), neoplastic (both benign -papillomas, fibroadenomas, phyloides and malignant-cancer, dcis lcis). The first thing to do is see a dr. For a good history and physical and the dr will then decide if one or both of the above tests are needed. Sometimes a MRI will be required. ...Read more

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Persistent lump in breast for nearly a year now, what should I do?

Persistent lump in breast for nearly a year now, what should I do?

See your doctor!: Please see your doctor right away! You do not know what this is, and it has probably been worrying you for the past year.

Please get to your doctor for a complete history and physical to include this particular problem.

You will likely receive a mammogram and an ultrasound as the initial workup for a palpable breast mass. ...Read more

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Is a 1 CM smooth lump in breast considered small, medium, or large?

Is a 1 CM smooth lump in breast considered small, medium, or large?

Small, but plz C Dr.: It is very difficult to distinguish normal "lumpy-bumpy" breast tissue from one that warrants further evaluation. Lumps that "count" tend to be 3-dimensionally round rather than pencil- or pancake-shaped and are harder than normal rubbery breast tissue. When finding a new lump, it is best to see your dr.;it may be wise to get a mammogram, ultrasound, or even a biopsy, depending on their findings. ...Read more

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Breast Lump (Definition)

A breast lump is a mass that can be felt within the breast on physical examination. Most turn out to be benign, a smaller ...Read more