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Smooth Hard Lump Breast
Hi, I am a 22yrs old. A month ago, I discovered a hard lump in my breast, which is round and edges are smooth. I would like to know what this is?
Could be cyst: Could be a cyst given your age but you should see your ob-gyn for further eval and ultrasound to see for sure if it is solid or not. That will help determine what next step is. Some women can get fibrocystic breast disease which is benign (not cancerous) but get checked out to be sure. ...Read more
I have found a small hard ball in my right breast, it moves around easily. My period is due. The lump is well defined and has smooth edges. I'm 24.
See your doctor: Unfortunately even in the most experienced hands, feeling a lump really tells us nothing. Best to see your doctor and discuss if any imaging recommended. Your family history re breast cancer important as are other risk factors. Your age argues against significant concern, but I have also diagnosed breast cancer in women in their 20's (rare but does happen). Please be examined/talk with your doc ...Read more
A breast mass or: Lump warrants medical evaluation.Get a more detailed answer ›
Need a Mammogram: A hard lumg with or without pain needs to be assessed. It could be a cyst and need to be drained, but it could be a tumor and need to be removed. If you are under the age of 30 start with and ultrasound of the breast. But don't delay. ...Read more
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
Should I move up my appointment after feeling a lump in my right breast that is firm but not real hard?
I have a hard lump in my breast & it makes my whole breast feel hard & bigger than the other one pls HELP!!
My right breast is larger than my left and contains a small hard lump. Is there anything I should be worried about?
I'm 16 the other day I had some pain in my chest and then I felt a hard lump in between my breast's it's quite painful?
Skipped beats: See your practitioner in case you have a weird unusual heart beat problem but, as a rule, your complaint is common. PREMATURE HEART BEATS OR SKIPPED BEATS CAN BE FELT AS A MIDLINE UPPER CHEST PAIN. They are transient and mild but distressing because they don't seem to be reasonably related to anything, However, stress, coffee, cocoa, chocolate, tea or matte can aggravate it. ...Read more
I have a hard lump inbetween my breasts. Its very new. Its hard and hurts a little bit. Its a bit sore but I just found it tonight.?
I found a mass in my right breast, but sometimes it is hard, I can feel it while touching and sometimes it is not hard, what is that.!
Rather then guessing: See your physician for an evaluation to determine the cause. Take care. ...Read more
I'm only 19 but I have a small hard painful lump between my breasts and it's has been there for several months now. Should I see my doctor?
It may: Be nothing serious but it should be evaluated by a health practitioner ...Read more
Hi, I found a lump in my breast and I'm 16. It's hard but it doesn't hurt and I think it might of gotten smaller from the first time, months ago?
Get examined: It is rare to have serious breast problems at the age of 16, but it is also a good time to get educated on how exactly to do a proper breast exam from a specialist. Fibrocystic breast tissue is common in young breasts and the areas can get bigger than smaller. It is however important to get checked and examined and start the process of routine health maintenance evals as you sexually mature. ...Read more
I am 17, but have had a lump in my right breast since they started to develop. Its firm, but hasn't changed in size or texture, so what can it be?
Always: Any new lumps, bumps, skin changes in the breast should be evaluated by your doctor. Great job doing your breast exam and finding it. Most breast masses are benign but it is very important to have it evaluated. At your age of 17 fibrocystic tissue or even a benign fibroadenoma are the most likely causes. ...Read more
I have never done a breast check before and I'm not sure if I am doing it right or pushing too hard. However I feel multiple lumps. Is this normal?
Breast lumps: Breast lumps, usually very small cysts or small collections of fibrous tissue (adenomas) are very common and are considered normal. No need to worry about this. The current scientific evidence states that breast self-exams are no longer recommended because they are inefficient for screening for cancer. Best to get mammograms at the recommended age (50). Relax until then unless a family member had. ...Read more
What is normal to feel under your breast when squeezed it deep. I feel something hard, is that the structure? No pain or lumps. I noticed this for yrs
Breast lumps: Probably fibrocystic breast disease but you need to get checked by your doctor in person ...Read more
Hard lumps in both breasts. Hurts. Does every women have these in their boobs? Are they just muscles?
I have fibrocystic breasts but my gb felt something ages ago that was a mass but it was soft. It has now turned hard is that normal?
How likely is it that a firm, oval, fibrous lump BETWEEN the breasts is cancerous? I shave this area. Lump is sometimes larger sometimes smaller.
I've had pain in lt breast for 2 weeks and noticed today that it feels harder than the rt one but has no distinct lumps. What are the posssible causes?
Should examine: Without taking detailed history and examining its unfair to tell what can be the causes. Best to see your doctor. ...Read more
If it doesn't feel: The same on your left breast then it may be a lump. Breast lumps warrant medical evaluation. ...Read more
I found a lump in my breast around a week ago now it's firm don't move and I've had some itching on the same breast?
Lump in breast: Any lump needs to be examined by your doctor. Please do not let your mind runaway w/you, but it needs to be diagnosed. Peace and good health. ...Read more
I recently discovered a hard lump on the top of my left breast. It's really hard and unmovable. Should I get it checked?
Yes: That would be prudent.Get a more detailed answer ›
There is a reddish hard lump near my areola on my breast. I have never seen this before and it is painful to touch. Is this common?
See your doctor: No, not normal. See your doctor.Get a more detailed answer ›
My daughter felt a lump on her right breast. She said it doesn't move, is hard and hurts a little when she presses on it. What is this?
Why everytime I lifted some heavy stuff, I got lump in my right up of my breast, its hard and warm? Its okay if I do hot compress or cold?
Be seen: Any breast lump needs to be evaluated. ...Read more
I have a lump above my breast, it does not hurt, but it is a hard lump, am having mammogram tomorrow will this detect what it is I am scared?
I bit my girlfriends breast and now she's left with a fairly hard 2x2inches of lump inside over a year ago been no change. What could this be?
I'm 18yrs old and I discovered a lump on my breast a few month ago and sometimes it's hard and sometimes it's not there. Should I be concerned?
Breast lumps: Breast lumps that fluctuate in size (or disappear altogether) in relation to a menstrual cycle are generally not the types of lumps to be concerned about. Lumps that persist, do not move with the surrounding tissue or are increasing in size are the ones that should be evaluated. And remember, caffeine intake can alter the breast tissue and make monitoring more difficult. ...Read more
Is it normal to have really lumpy breasts 1 or 2 weeks before a period? These lumps feel a tiny bit hard and I can't tell if it's just normal or not
Cyclical breast: Changes are certainly possible, but if you feel a hard lump, or if you are uncertain of the significance of what you are feeling, you should see your doctor for an evaluation to make sure. ...Read more
How are my breast are supposed to feel, im 19 & I do self exams I don't feel a lump on the sides but when I squeeze them it's something hard : (help?
FAT LOBULES: Breast of young women are made up of many fat lobules unlike older women becoming more of fibrous tissues. It must be hard premenstrual ...Read more
Found hard lump on side of right breast. Been noticing as well that side of the breast has been getting thicke. Had a manmo last year. Said dense tissu?
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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