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Solid Mass In Breast
If a woman has a solid mass in breast (not a fluid filled cyst), does this automatically mean it is cancer?
I have had some solid mass in my breasts since childhood. There was no pain before.Now geting pain.What to do?
Get examined!: While breast masses in childhood are usually benign fibroadenomas, when they become painful later in life, they must be check out with an exam and perhaps mammography or ultrasound. Breast masses are sensitive to periods, so they can be more apparent and tender within 7-14 days after your period. Although breast cancer is rare in someone young, don't ignore these symptoms! ...Read more
I have a solid mass in my breast that's microlobulated oval elongated bi-rads 4. Could it be cancer?
Evaluation?: Needs to be evaluated by a surgeon. Also an ultrasound may be helpful. A birads 4 is concerning. Hope this helps. ...Read more
My breasts were squeezed and the following day there was a solid mass in my breast but there is no bruising it just hurts when you touch it?
Benign Fat necrosis: Sometimes if there is trauma to the breast, fat necrosis can happen. The breast if primarly made of fat and milk producing lobules and ducts. Sometimes if there is a large enough trauma a lump of fat can get damaged, and produce this lump. This should not grow and it will go away on it's own. A warm compress and some ibuprofen can help with the swelling and pain. ...Read more
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?
Us revealed complex cyst/ solid mass w/ very dense breast. Biopsy next week. Had 2 syncopes & joint/bone pain? Symptoms related possibly to cancer?
I had few answers from heathtap that doctors ask for breast ultra sound for differentiating if a mass is cystic or solid .. What does this mean?
Cysts are: benign fluid filled structures that usually require no treatment. Solid lesions have a higher chance of malignancy and sometimes require biopsy. Cysts and round solid masses look identical on mammography, but ultrasound can usually distinguish between the two relatively easily. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Can breast cancer hurt? Severe pain in outer quad and armpit. Pain getting worse over 3 years. Newest US shows large solid mass in exact spot.
Breast cancer pain: In general most breast cancers don't hurt initially but there can be pain as the tumor grows. Get this checked out, you need a biopsy of this mass asap. Once you have good information you can make an informed decision on how to proceed. Speak with your doctor. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Hard to know: Without more detail. You may just have youthful breasts. Is it more on one side than the other? Is there a mass? Have you recently had a breast reduction or augmentation? I would suggest a good breast exam by your doctor and certainly a mammogram if you have not had one recently. ...Read more
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