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I have a large, painful, hard lump in between my breasts that has doubled in size in 3 days. Should i be concerned?

I have a large, painful, hard lump in between my breasts that has doubled in size in 3 days. Should i be concerned?

Yes: Most urgent concern is for infection - needs to be seen by your doctor today. If not an infection then still needs to be seen within 1 week to find the cause. ...Read more

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Can too much caffeine cause painful lumps in your breasts?

Can too much caffeine cause painful lumps in your breasts?

Fibrocystic breasts: Caffeine is known to contribute to fibrocystic breast symptoms. ...Read more

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Y friend is complaining her breast is hurting and painful. No lumps etc.

Y friend is complaining her breast is hurting and painful. No lumps etc.

To the doctor: She should get a breast exam done at her doctor's office. This could be many things including infection. However, just because you don't feel lumps doesn't mean there aren't any. If there is concern about that, she should also get a mammogram. ...Read more

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Itchy breasts painful and found a lump?

Itchy breasts painful and found a lump?

Probably all is fine: Itching breasts are usually due to a skin or nerve condition and not breast cancer. Many young women have fibrocystic lumps that aren't worrisome. But the situation should be discussed with a doctor who can take more history and examine your breasts. ...Read more

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I have had painful large lumps in both breasts for almost 15 years?

Have these lumps: Been evaluated? If not, medical evaluation would be prudent. ...Read more

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My breasts are painful more so the right one and it looks like its bigger now than my left one don't think there's any lumps any advice?

My breasts are painful more so the right one and it looks like its bigger now than my left one don't think there's any lumps any advice?

Need Examination: Most of breast problems are benign , still no one should give advise with out examination, and miss a serious problem , at 39 must have physical examination , mammography , if needed additional tests , then only you also will have peace of mind, please see your doctor & tell us good news. ...Read more

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Bean sized painful lump in the middle of my breasts?

Bean sized painful lump in the middle of my breasts?

Folliculitis: Though it is hard to guess without seeing but it could be folliculitis ( inflammation of hair follicle) or may be a boil. If you don't recall any injury than this might be most likely. If getting bigger/ staying painful then it needs to be examined and treated. ...Read more