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Hi. I felt a small lump in my breast, but it hurts when i press it. No swelling or discharge. What could this mean?

Hi. I felt a small lump in my breast, but it hurts when i press it. No swelling or discharge. What could this mean?

Get checked: Any breast lump, whether painful or not, should be checked out by your doctor. Your age makes it likely that you have a benign fibroadenoma. But you should never assume that. ...Read more

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Breast Lump (Definition)

Breast lump describes any lump found in the breast. A breast lump may be something benign, such as a small cyst, or something serious, ...Read more


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What is this small hard lump between my breasts, it hurts when i touch it.?

What is this small hard lump between my breasts, it hurts when i touch it.?

Xiphoid?: Kind of hard to tell without a look, but the sternum and xiphoid bones are between your breasts. Sometimes there can be a little bony prominence that hurts if you push on it. ...Read more

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I noticed I have a inner small lump between my breast doesn't hurt unless I push down is a bit uncomfortable could it be an ingrown pimple?

I noticed I have a inner small lump between my breast doesn't hurt unless I push down is a bit uncomfortable could it be an ingrown pimple?

Yes : Yes could be a pimple or boil most likely a sebaceous cyst .Any lump in the breast area requires an exam by a Doctor to make sure it's benign and treat it if it's an infected cyst ...Read more

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I'm 18 & i just found a small lump on my breast. It doesn't hurt, but it's hard and round. What is it ?

I'm 18 & i just found a small lump on my breast. It doesn't hurt, but it's hard and round. What is it ?

Can't be certain: While it is probably nothing serious you should definitely have it looked at, although you can safely wait through a period to see if it goes away. A cyst or a fibroadenoma are most likely, but cancers occasionally are found even in young women. ...Read more

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Hello doc Last night i noticed that i have a small lump on my breast,it doesn't hurt. I'm 22 yrs old and afraid that maybe it's cancer.

Hello doc Last night i noticed that i have a small lump on my breast,it doesn't hurt. I'm 22 yrs old and afraid that maybe it's cancer.

Likely benign: Due to your age, a small lump in your breast is likely benign BUT since your family history and personal history is unknown, I would recommend that you get the mass examined by your gynecologist ASAP. ...Read more

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I need help please! found small lump in breast!?

I need help please! found small lump in breast!?

Go to your doctor: The best way to know whether a breast lump is serious is to have your doctor evaluate it and order the appropriate studies. ...Read more

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Small painful lump in breast, should I be concerned?

Small painful lump in breast, should I be concerned?

Breast Lump: At your age any breast lump should be taken seriously with an appropriate work up done. You need to see your primary care physician or a general surgeon for further care. ...Read more

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Is a 1 CM smooth lump in breast considered small, medium, or large?

Is a 1 CM smooth lump in breast considered small, medium, or large?

Small, but plz C Dr.: It is very difficult to distinguish normal "lumpy-bumpy" breast tissue from one that warrants further evaluation. Lumps that "count" tend to be 3-dimensionally round rather than pencil- or pancake-shaped and are harder than normal rubbery breast tissue. When finding a new lump, it is best to see your dr.;it may be wise to get a mammogram, ultrasound, or even a biopsy, depending on their findings. ...Read more

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