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Painful breasts and 2 CM mass in left breast. What can I do to remove it?

Painful breasts and 2 CM mass in left breast. What can I do to remove it?

Eval: Please don't attempt to remove a breast mass yourself. Recommend making an appointment with your physician who can assess and refer to a specialist as appropriate. ...Read more

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Breast u/s abnormal have a 7cm x 5cm x 1cm mass at 2o'clock in my left breast that's painful. Biopsy results benign. I want it out, is that possible?

Yes: If you have pain and a mass, someone will remove it. At 7 cm it can leave a significant deformity. Consider going to see a plastic surgeon for reconstruction or at least evaluation prior. Good luck. ...Read more

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Im 32 female. I have a mass in my left breast .Ite painful before or during menstruation or when i press on it. Please advise?

Im 32 female. I have a mass in my left breast .Ite painful before or during menstruation or when i press on it. Please advise?

Breast lumps: Need evaluating. This means a visit to your doctor for a breast exam and, commonly, a mammogram/breast ultrasound. Best not to delay this. ...Read more

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Swollen painful hard mass over left ribcage below breast, wraps around to knot on back of ribs.5 months no diagnosis.Ct w/o contrast & xray clear.

Swollen painful hard mass over left ribcage below breast, wraps around to knot on back of ribs.5 months no diagnosis.Ct w/o contrast & xray clear.

Mass: If there is a palpable mess that you are able to palpate and nothing was seen on the CT or chest xray. I I suggest you see another physician to get a definitive diagnosis ...Read more

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DCIS rt breast in 2011 removed. Now, solid mass in left breast has grown 1mm since 05/2014. Primary wants me to see a surgeon? Is this necessary?

DCIS rt breast in 2011 removed.  Now, solid mass in left breast has grown 1mm since 05/2014.  Primary wants me to see a surgeon? Is this necessary?

Further workup: It sounds l like you should have further evaluation. This would usually be done with either an ultrasound-guided biopsy if the lesion is seen on US, or stereotactic biopsy if not. Depending on results, you might need to see a surgeon or oncologist ...Read more

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What could this thickening mass of tissue in left breast be?

What could this thickening mass of tissue in left breast be?

Fibrocystic change?: Any breast lump or thickening mass of tissue on the breast could be breast-cancer. You need to be seen in person for an exam and possibly imaging. You should be seen right away. One in eight women in the USA get breast-cancer so don't take any chances. There are other things such as fibrocystic change. Best wishes! ...Read more