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Hi I found a red lump on the surface of my right breast and its so painful.?

Hi I found a red lump on the surface of my right breast and its so painful.?

Mastitis: If you feel warm and tendered on exam then probably is mastitis and need immediate med. Attention to see your doctor for treatment. Lf it does not resolved within 1-2 weeks you have to be reassess for more serious disease, take care and goog luck. ...Read more

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Large Hard Movable painful Lump in left Breast surface feel like cauliflower over12 months no swollen lymph nodes GP says Seed Cyst after exam True?

Large Hard Movable painful Lump in left Breast surface feel like cauliflower over12 months no swollen lymph nodes GP says Seed Cyst after exam True?

Breast self exam adv: I would advise you to examine your breast once monthly. The best time to do this exam is soon after your monthly period has ended. If you find the size of the lump is increasing, you will need a mammogram and/or Ultrasound of your breast. It could be all due to fibro-cystic changes caused by the hormonal changes during the monthly cycles. Does this lump become more or less painful during the month ...Read more

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I have a hard lump in my right breast that is about the size of a pea. It is near/partially in the area around the aureola. It is near the surface.?

I have a hard lump in my right breast that is about the size of a pea. It is near/partially in the area around the aureola. It is near the surface.?

Breast cyst: Round masses that are not rock hard and can be displaced slighty may be breast cysts or early fibroadenomas (benign mass). However, if it persists after your period please go see your gyn provider and have an exam of the area to be safe especially if you have a family history of breast and/or ovarian cancer. ...Read more

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Could a bb sized lump in the breast near the surface that doesn't move be cancer?

Could a bb sized lump in the breast near the surface that doesn't move be cancer?

Probably not: Most tiny (bb sized) nodules that are right under the skin are probably ok. Watch it for one menstrual cycle. If it is still there get it checked to make sure. ...Read more

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Are breast cancer lumps felt on the surface of your skin or do you have to feel more underneath?

Are breast cancer lumps felt on the surface of your skin or do you have to feel more underneath?

Breast cancer can be: Superficial or deep. Can include a mass. Masses that are painless, irregular ; hard are more suggestive of cancer but they can also be tender, painful ; soft. Swelling of breast; thickened, red, skin; non-milky nipple discharge; new retraction of nipple, puckering or irritation of skin or pain ; sometimes swollen lymph nodes under arm (s). Seek med eval if you have suspicious symptoms. ...Read more

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I found a bb sized lump in breast close to surface. It doesn't move. So does that mean its attached to skin and ok?

I found a bb sized lump in breast close to surface. It doesn't move. So does that mean its attached to skin and ok?

See your doctor: This can't be answered unless you are sitting in front of a doctor who can examine you. You probably also need a ultrasound as well.
See you doctor or a breast specialist to answer the question. ...Read more

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Felt lump few time in my back on right side between spine/lung/under breast. Only feel it when I get up from lay on hard flat surface. What can it be?

Felt lump few time in my back on right side between spine/lung/under breast. Only feel it when I get up from lay on hard flat surface. What can it be?

See a doctor: Lumps and bumps are common. See your primary doctor for an examination and careful history. The list of possibilities is long, but if it is bothering you, have it checked. ...Read more

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Lump on right breast, grown to size of golf ball in less than a month. Sore, hard, pebbly surface, visible from outside my breast. What could this be?

Lump on right breast, grown to size of golf ball in less than a month. Sore, hard, pebbly surface, visible from outside my breast. What could this be?

Needs exam: Can't tell from just the description, but an abscess, cyst or tumor are all possibilities. Your doctor can order the appropriate tests after examining you. ...Read more

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Will go see doc soon. But help me research about this:found pea size hard non movable lump under surface of skin near chest wall (on breast)[email protected]?

Re-search for MD: You need to re-search and find a MD as well as go see, as soon as you can. It is impossible to play the "what if game" sight unseen, as this situation can have dire consequences. ...Read more

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Lump on left breast for 4 weeks - feels on surface, not "in" breast. No visible skin changes, or changes to breast shape. Also enlarged left supraclavicular lymph node. Only 23 - is cancer possible?

Possible: Persistent breast lumps, regardless of age, should be aggressively evaluated. See your primary physician for referral to a surgeon, a breast center for mammogram and possible ultrasound with biopsy if required. No more waiting- get acting. ...Read more

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Why do I have lumps in my breasts?

Why do I have lumps in my breasts?

Fibrocystic disease?: Young women can commonly have lumpy breasts, usually caused by a benign condition called fibrocystic disease. This will usually be worse before your period, since it is affected by hormones and fluid retention. Reducing caffeine intake often helps it. Get checked by a doctor to be sure this is what you have. Good luck! ...Read more

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How do you search for lumps and what not in you're breasts?

How do you search for lumps and what not in you're breasts?

Breast self-exam: This site will teach you how to do a breast self- exam.
http://www. Nationalbreastcancer. Org/breast-self-exam. ...Read more

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What kinds of lumps under breasts are cancerous?

What kinds of lumps under breasts are cancerous?

Usually not possible: To tell. It is generally not feasible to tell if a lump is cancerous. However, hard lumps that are fixed to the skin or chest wall are likely to be cancer, however, lumps without these characteristics can still be cancerous. If you have a lump in your breast, please see your doctor for examination and may be mammogram. ...Read more

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I feel some lumps in my breast?

I feel some lumps in my breast?

See details: Then you must have an evaluation as soon as possible. This will include an exam by a physician and a mammogram at least. ...Read more

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What are some causes of breast lumps?

What are some causes of breast lumps?

Many things: There are many things that cause breast lumps and are divided into cancerous and noncancerous/benign. We do not know the causes of them. Cysts, fluid filled sacs, occur in most of us around our menstrual cycle and other hormonal changes. ...Read more

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What are breast lumps supposed to feel like?

Nodular: Breast lumps are commonly distinct from the tissue they arise in. You can always compare the feeling of a similar area on the same breast or the other breast so see if it is different. They usually have "soft" edges so can easily slip from the fingers. Any abnormality should be seen by your doctor. ...Read more

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Are breast lumps cancerous?

Are breast lumps cancerous?

Many Possibilities: The breast by its very nature is "lumpy-bumpy", often making it difficult to distinguish lumps that count from normal breat tissue. Lumps "that count" (dominant masses) tend to be distinct from normal breast tissue. They may be fluid-filled (cysts) or solid (tumors)--this can be differentiated by ultrasound. Tumors may be benign or malignant--this can be differentiated by biopsy. ...Read more

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Does bc pills cause breast lumps?

Does bc pills cause breast lumps?

They can: Birth control pills contain estrogen and/or Progesterone (hormones) that regulate your cycle and ovulation (making an egg). Those same hormones can stimulate breast tissue. Have it checked by your regular doctor or consider a mammogram if new. ...Read more

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Can breast lumps be non-cancerous?

Can breast lumps be non-cancerous?

Yes: Lumps can be caused by cysts and benign solid lesions such as fibroadenomas. The only way to tell the difference between these and cancers is to get mammograms and ultrasound examinations of the lumpy areas. When there is still a question, a needle biopsy or aspiration is done to make sure. ...Read more

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Why do I have a lump in my breast?

Why do I have a lump in my breast?

It depends!: Not breastfeeding or recently pregnant? Over the age of 40? Had the lump for more that 1-2 months? See your doctor! If you are recently pregnant or breastfeeding, under the age of 30, and only noticed it recently, start taking an NSAID (otc Ibuprofen or naproxen), eliminate caffeine, and give it a few weeks to see if it resolves. If not, again, see your doctor. ...Read more

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Does nursing lead to breast lumps?

Does nursing lead to breast lumps?

Yes: Sometimes a nursing mother can have a galactocele, a milk-filled cyst in the mammary gland. This is benign and is caused by a protein plug that blocks off the milk duct. It is safe to breast feed your baby. It usually resolves when the baby is weaned. ...Read more

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Are cancerous breast lumps painful?

Are cancerous breast lumps painful?

Not usually: Pain is not a common symptom of breast cancer. ...Read more

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How can you check for breast lumps?

How can you check for breast lumps?

See below: Here is a nice explanation:

http://www. Cancer. Org/cancer/breastcancer/moreinformation/breastcancerearlydetection/breast-cancer-early-detection-acs-recs-bse


if you have any questions see your gynecologist to explain. ...Read more

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What can cause painful breast lumps?

What can cause painful breast lumps?

Many things: Cyst in the breast. Fibrocystic change, fibroadenoma, mastitis and breast cancer.
All could cause pain in the breast. ...Read more

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I want advice on a lump on my breast?

I want advice on a lump on my breast?

Breast Lumps: See your doctor. Show it to him/her. An ultrasound should be ordered if still there on visit. ...Read more

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What does a lump feel like in breast?

What does a lump feel like in breast?

Hard, dense: Breast tissue can come in many different patterns according to breast size, fat content and age. Many patients have lumpy breast. As rule, physician exam is necessary for all lumps! I usually have my patients feel the back portion of their hand between the thumb and 1st finger. The muscular flesh is like normal breast tissue. Then move over to a knuckle. This is what a breast lump feels like. ...Read more