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A painful lump in lower side of breast?

A painful lump in lower side of breast?

See doctor: Any lump in the breast needs to be examined and if needed subject to study by imagining and may be by biopsy. It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without taking additional history, physical examination and may be some tests. It would be prudent to see your doctor. ...Read more

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I have a very painful lump left side breast. Was up more towards my armpit now it's down my whole left side of breast. I'm scared. It's painful. I do have large breasts so is it something to be so scared for?! i'm worried.

I have a very painful lump left side breast.  Was up more towards my armpit now it's down my whole left side of breast. I'm scared. It's painful. I do have large breasts so is it something to be so scared for?! i'm worried.

See your doctor: While this sounds like something that may be treated medically, you shoud not assume it is a simple issue. Please see your doctor as soon as you are able. I hope that your problem is easy to treat and cure. ...Read more

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Grape sz lump left side groin not tender unless pressed hard, soft lump sternum area, painful walnut sz lump side of breast left side. Lost 15+ lbs?

Grape sz lump left side groin not tender unless pressed hard, soft lump sternum area, painful walnut sz lump side of breast left side. Lost 15+ lbs?

See a doctor: You have several things going on that could be either all related or completely different. Your best bet would be to have your doctor evaluate it personally and start the workup to determine the cause or causes. ...Read more

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2 painful lumps on chest in between my cleavage area and another one on the side on my breast. What could it be?

2 painful lumps on chest in between my cleavage area and another one on the side on my breast. What could it be?

Sounds like: an infected epidermoid inclusion cyst. Any skin problem in the area of your breast bone can cause unsightly scarring and even keloids, so get to a doctor for proper treatment. The one on the side of your breast could be something else. ...Read more

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I found a lump the size of a quarter on the top of left side under left breast. It's not painful but very firm n doesn't seem to move .should I be con?

I found a lump the size of a quarter on the top of left side under left breast. It's not painful but very firm n doesn't seem to move .should I be con?

Have it evaluated!: Breast-lumps like this should be evaluated by a physician and with imaging. If you are a young woman under age 25 breast cancer is less likely. If you are older, especially if over age 40, it is more likely. But no matter your age, see a doctor and have it evaluated. Hopefully it will be benign--a fibroma is a possibility. Best wishes! ...Read more

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Hard lump above breast but below collar bone? Only on one side. Hard non painful.

Hard lump above breast but below collar bone? Only on one side. Hard non painful.

Get examined: chances of a significant illness/disease exist. Not necessarily so, but I would recommend an examination and discussion with a local provider, ASAP. ...Read more

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24 year old female. Discomfort in left breast. Movable and slightly painful lump on left side. Had small lump in armpit that hurt and moved around. After two weaks, lump in armpit spread vertically, and has a thin painful hard line that goes to elbow?

24 year old female. Discomfort in left breast. Movable and slightly painful lump on left side. Had small lump in armpit that hurt and moved around. After two weaks, lump in armpit spread vertically, and has a thin painful hard line that goes to elbow?

Probably: an infected lymph node in the axilla, lymphadentis, you need to see your doctor for assessment, or a surgeon, you may very well need antibiotics, meanwhile, use some warm compresses, rest and pain killers till seen, all the best ...Read more

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Past few weeks i've had a sore spot on l breast, close to the armpit. Painful enough that i can't lay on that side. No lump. Should i be concerned?

Past few weeks i've had a sore spot on l breast, close to the armpit. Painful enough that i can't lay on that side. No lump. Should i be concerned?

Maybe: Is there a rash? A bruise? Is your clothing too constrictive? You should see your doctor if it does not go away in the next week or two or a rash appears. ...Read more

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Period is late almost a week. Small pea sided lump on side of breast. Easily maluable. Seems to reduce in size with massage and heat. Help?

Period is late almost a week. Small pea sided lump on side of breast. Easily maluable. Seems to reduce in size with massage and heat. Help?

Have lump medically: Evaluated. Reasons for missed/late periods: low body weight, obesity, marked weight ^ or v, over-exercise, endurance athletics, breast-feeding, ^ stress, illness, eating disorders (bulimia or anorexia), anovulatory cycle (no egg released), travel, hormone irregularities, drug use, meds (i.e., birth control) or medical problems (i.e. Pcos). #1 reason is pregnancy. ...Read more

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Dr & I feel hard lump on side of breast under arm, mamm and U.S. Show nothing. My moms mom at my age had same kind lump was cancer, could it be same ?

Dr & I feel hard lump on side of breast under arm, mamm and U.S. Show nothing. My moms mom at my age had same kind lump was cancer, could it be same ?

Radioloically occult: Most breast cancers that are large enough to feel should be visible at mammography and/or ultrasound.There are several conditions that can cause lumps that are non-cancerous, such as fibrocystic condition, lipoma, prominent fat lobules, etc. Rarely, breast cancer can remain undetected by mammography and ultrasound.If you're still concerned, consider Breast MRI, second opinion or possibly biopsy. ...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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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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What can cause painful breast lumps?

What can cause painful breast lumps?

Many things: Cyst in the breast. Fibrocystic change, fibroadenoma, mastitis and breast cancer. All could cause pain in the breast. ...Read more

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What can I do about painful breast lumps?

What can I do about painful breast lumps?

Decrease caffeine: You most likely have fibrocystic changes. These are common. Try decreasing caffeine (coffee, tea, soda pop, iced tea, chocolate) and lowering stress. You can seek out a breast specialist if there is no relief. ...Read more

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What could a painful lump in my breast be?

What could a painful lump in my breast be?

Painful breastfeed: When your baby is not able to empty the milk in the sinuses and ducts of the breast, the milk collection will cause distention of the breast in the form of lumps. Stopping to breastfeed will even cause infection. Emptying the retained milk by teaching the baby to correctly latch and manual or electrical pumping will relieve the situation. The baby will not be harmed by the infected milk. ...Read more

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How do you treat painful lump in my breast?

It is hard to treat: A condition if you don't know what it is. Please see your physician for evaluation. ...Read more

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What to do for painful lump next to breast?

Med eval: A physician can evaluate you to determine the cause of the lump. After accurate diagnosis, a treatment plan can be developed. ...Read more

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Who should see a painful lump in the breast?

Who should see a painful lump in the breast?

Gyne or 'Primary': Any new breast lump warrants physician evaluation; the best place to start is with your gyne or primary care dr. Depending on your history and examination, they may order diagnostic tests or refer you to a breast surgeon (not necessarily for surgery). ...Read more

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I have a hard painful lump on breast. What to do?

I have a hard painful lump on breast. What to do?

Please schedule an: Appointment with your medical provider for evaluation. ...Read more

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Lumps ..On my right side near my breast and ribs?

Lumps ..On my right side near my breast and ribs?

See doctor: Lumps in the area of concern may be fatty masses (lipoma), breast masses (cyst, mass), sebaceous cysts, etc. See doctor for definitive diagnosis. ...Read more