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I have knots in my breast and they hurts . Does lupus hurts if its cancers. And I found out I have lupus. But I aslo have fybromaylig I'm not for .

I have knots in my breast and they hurts . Does lupus hurts if its cancers. And I found out I have lupus. But I aslo have fybromaylig I'm not for .

Breast "knots": Changes in the breasts are best evaluated by a doctor. A lump requires careful investigation. Pain is not a reliable indicator of the presence or absence of cancer. Please see your doctor. ...Read more

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I'm 19, I have lupus, i want bigger breasts, i'm a a cup, i don't want to risk my health taking birth control for bigger breasts, what should I do ?

I'm 19, I have lupus, i want bigger breasts, i'm a a cup, i don't want to risk my health taking birth control for bigger breasts, what should I do ?

Live with it: With active lupus avoid all unnecessary surgeries including breast augmentation and absolutely avoid oral contraceptives. Be happy with what you have. Consider push up or padded bras. ...Read more

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I have undiagnosed lupus. We still take tests but i show many signs. I have recently noticed some new bumps on my forearm that are clustered together. I also have one on my neck and one on my breast.

I have undiagnosed lupus. We still take tests but i show many signs. I have recently noticed some new bumps on my forearm that are clustered together. I also have one on my neck and one on my breast.

Lupus?: Why do you think it is lupus? Have you consulted with a rheumatologist? If so and "many tests were done" and it is still "undiagnosed" then it most likely not lupus and there is something else going on. If you have not seen a rheumatologist, then it is time to do so and to trust the advice they give you. ...Read more

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I have few scattered calcific foci in bilateral breast.No other focal lesion seen in mammogram of both breasts.Should i get worried?

I have few scattered calcific foci in bilateral breast.No other focal lesion seen in mammogram of both breasts.Should i get worried?

Concerned: And follow-up. To be calcified, these have existed for a while. Self and professional exams are important, along with excellent mammograms. Your gyn and / or breast specialist will follow with you. ...Read more

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I am reading up on getting saline breast implants but I have lupus. Have had it many years. Not many flares. Is it unsafe?

I am reading up on getting saline breast implants but I have lupus. Have had it many years. Not many flares. Is it unsafe?

Lupus: Breast implants should not effect your condition, however, your condition can effect your surgery. Depending on how stable your lupus is and how you are managed may be important to insure you have the best possible result. You will need to discuss your situation with your surgeon and also the doctor who manages your lupus. ...Read more

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