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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