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Multiple Breast Lumps
I have never done a breast check before and i'm not sure if I am doing it right or pushing too hard. However i feel multiple lumps. Is this normal?
Breast lumps: Breast lumps, usually very small cysts or small collections of fibrous tissue (adenomas) are very common and are considered normal. No need to worry about this. The current scientific evidence states that breast self-exams are no longer recommended because they are inefficient for screening for cancer. Best to get mammograms at the recommended age (50). Relax until then unless a family member had. ...Read more
S having multiple lumps found in your breast and arm pit a cause concern even if they keep coming back benign...?
Possibly: The critical detail in my opinion is whether the benign diagnosis explains the multiple lumps in your breast and armpit. I agree with what has been stated in that just because one lump is benign, does not mean the others are, as well. Clinical, radiographic and pathologic correlation of all findings is mandatory. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
What my 16yrs old daughter just had a lumpectomy and three lumps was removed from her left breast, what could be the possible cause of multiple lumps?
Seek Path reports: Any tissue removed from the breast is sent to pathologist for examination and making a proper diagnosis. So either your daughter or you should be able to request this path report. In her age she likely has what is called a Fibroadenoma which are benign tumors commonly occurring in your females. ...Read more
Mult breast lumps: The most common cause of multiple breast lumps, both breasts associated with breast pain would be fibrocystic disease. A benign disease but can be very painful. Some drs advocate taking primrose ool or vit e to alleviate symptoms. You should still be evaluated by your dr to make sure. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Very: A woman knows her breasts better than anyone else, including of course her physician, and before the mammogram promotion, women who did self-exam as they should at the same time each month very seldom died of breast cancer. A dominant mass found needs a physician office visit. Call me old-fashioned, but i believe every woman needs to do this even today. ...Read more
Need 2 C Ur Doctor: Most women's breasts are "lumpy-bumpy", especially after pregnancies +/- breastfeeding. This is because most of the breast consists of fat; the islands of milk-producing tissue tend to consolidate and change in response to hormonal changes. This should be no cause for concern and this should improve after menopause. However, don't become complacent-any new lump warrants evaluation. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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