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Would it be typical for cysts in the breasts to be painful?

Would it be typical for cysts in the breasts to be painful?

They can : Be. If you have a change in your breast - get it checked. ...Read more

Cyst (Definition)

A cyst is a structure or mass that consists of a cellular lined sac. It is typically filled with fluid but may be filled with solid material. It can be congenital, traumatic, or acquired. They may develop nearly anywhere in the body and usually require complete excision for eradication or they are likely to recur. Fluid filled sacs that are not cellular lined ...Read more


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A reoccurring swollen painful cyst in between breasts, occurring since a year. Doctor not being helpful and not taking me seriously?

A reoccurring swollen painful cyst in between breasts, occurring since a year. Doctor not being helpful and not taking me seriously?

See it: Your doctor needs to see it, when it is actually there. If he/she then still does not take you seriously, ask to see another doctor for a second opinion. ...Read more

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Had a breast u/s last wk and result was only fluid filled cyst. Do these go away over time? It's little tender when pressed but not painful. About 2cm

Had a breast u/s last wk and result was only fluid filled cyst. Do these go away over time? It's little tender when pressed but not painful. About 2cm

Fluid filled cyst: in the breast can definitely resolve on its own over time. Avoiding caffeine is often recommended to facilitate resolution of a cyst, but is not always necessary. If it does not resolve, it can be aspirated (fluid drawn out with a needle) but this is not necessary unless it is very painful or infected. Warm compresses and or NSAIDs (ibuprofen, naproxen) may relieve any related discomfort. ...Read more

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Breast cyst is warm to the touch, red, very painful, growing, red circle around it. Even my shirt touching it hurts. What to do?

Breast cyst is warm to the touch, red, very painful, growing, red circle around it. Even my shirt touching it hurts. What to do?

Need to be checked: Due to the possibility of infection, you need to see a health care provider, preferably a breast care specialist as soon as possible. An ultrasound study will be very helpful and if needed an aspiration or other intervention may have to be considered. ...Read more

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Is it necessarily bad that while taking Effexor (venlafaxine) my breasts became larger, harder, more painful and that my ovarian cyst became inflamed?

Is it necessarily bad that while taking Effexor (venlafaxine) my breasts became larger, harder, more painful and that my ovarian cyst became inflamed?

Need to ask on-gym: Effexor (venlafaxine) has been noted to cause all the symptoms you noted. A prudent psychiatrist would defer to your gynecologist's opinion regarding potential harm based on your individual history and your family history. ...Read more

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There are several benign cysts in both of my breasts but would still like to get breast implants. Is it painful or harmful to do this procedure with cysts?

There are several benign cysts in both of my breasts but would still like to get breast implants. Is it painful or harmful to do this procedure with cysts?

Yes after evaluation: Yes you may get implants in the presence of cysts or benign masses. A thorough evaluation including mammograms, ultrasound or MRI may be indicated with possible biopsy to confirm the diagnosis. On occasion a mammogram may be advised within 6 months if there is a higher index of suspicion. It may be preferred to place the implant via an inframammary fold approach to minimize tissue disruption. ...Read more

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My cousin found a large lump in her breast that is painful especially when showering. Shes 41yrs. Can it be cancer? Or a cyst?

My cousin found a large lump in her breast that is painful especially when showering. Shes 41yrs. Can it be cancer? Or a cyst?

Painful breast lump: Breast lumps that are painful, are more likely to be cysts than cancer. Your cousin's lump should be checked by a physician, though. ...Read more

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Crp level increased and painful cyst or lump in left breast?

Crp level increased and painful cyst or lump in left breast?

Not related: I doubt an elevated CRP is related to a breast cyst or mass. If you have a breast mass, please have it evaluated by a physician. ...Read more