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Dr. Greg Pahnke
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Tender Swollen Lump In Breast (Overview)

Breast Lump= a painful mass in the breast


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What is the best treatment for swollen lump in breast?

What is the best treatment for swollen lump in breast?

Immediate Med Eval!: Any mass in the breast should be considered a malignancy until proven otherwise. Putting evaluation off is taking a potentially lethal risk. I don't know if you have a cancer, abscess, or cyst. Get yourself seen by a doctor asap! ...Read more

Dr. Greg Pahnke
92 Doctors shared insights

Tender Swollen Lump In Breast (Overview)

Breast Lump= a painful mass in the breast


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I am experiencing tender swollen lump in breast. The following also describes me: Breast lump. What should I do?

I am experiencing tender swollen lump in breast. The following also describes me: Breast lump. What should I do?

Breast lump: See your doc, a new breast lump should be evaluated. You may need an ultrasound/mammogram for imaging work up. I ...Read more

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What is it? I have neck lump or bulge and tender swollen lump in breast.

What is it? I have neck lump or bulge and tender swollen lump in breast.

Need to be examined: Have a healthcare personnel examine the breast lumps to determine the nature and right treatment. The lump on your neck may or may not be related with the lump in the breast. Your primary care provider or a GYN doctor will be of great help. ...Read more

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I am experiencing breast pain (quality: tenderness), breast swelling, breast redness, tender swollen lump in breast, breast lump (quality: tender, swollen lump, mobile or moveable lump), breast tenderness to touch and fever.

I am experiencing breast pain (quality: tenderness), breast swelling, breast redness, tender swollen lump in breast, breast lump (quality: tender, swollen lump, mobile or moveable lump), breast tenderness to touch and fever.

Infection?: What you described suggests and infection and you should see a doctor for proper evaluation and treatment. If is not feasible to provide a more meaningful opinion without examining you.
Wish you good health! ...Read more

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I am experiencing breast redness and breast lump (quality: tender, swollen lump).

I am experiencing breast redness and breast lump (quality: tender, swollen lump).

Need to examine: It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without examining you and your symptoms warrant evaluation by a physician. What you described is not a sign of cancer, but you should still see your doctor.
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I am experiencing tender lump in breast. It hurts my shoulder muscles.

I am experiencing tender lump in breast. It hurts my shoulder muscles.

Have it checked: At your age this is usually what is called fibrocystic disease of the breast, which is a benign condition resulting from breast cysts. This is usually treated with birth control pills. Caffeine and chocolate may make the symptoms worse, although this not entirely clear. Wound have a doctor examine the breasts to exclude anything more serious, especially if a family history of breast cancer. ...Read more

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I am currently 2 weeks postpartum, I did not breast feed...woke up this morning with a tender hard immovable lump in breast. What can this be?

I am currently 2 weeks postpartum, I did not breast feed...woke up this morning with a tender hard immovable lump in breast. What can this be?

Be examined: It may be a blocked milk duct but impossible to diagnose without an exam. See your doctor for an exam and consider an US. If it is red warm and tender it may be an area of infection. Try a cool pack and Tylenol (acetaminophen) for relief. All the best. ...Read more

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I'm 24. Lump in breast that's tender to touch. Usually comes after menestrual cycle in breast with flat nipple. Red, sore and peeling around areola?

I'm 24. Lump in breast that's tender to touch. Usually comes after menestrual cycle in breast with flat nipple. Red, sore and peeling around areola?

Lump mastitis: For your age any signs of infection you should see your GYn or F/d asap especially with lumpy breasts and if confirm infection it should be treated with antibiotics for a coarse and follow up mandatory as if unresponsive it can be serious to rule out remote possibility of inflammatory breast tumor although it is very rare but not impossible. Good luck and see your doctor now ...Read more

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Sore lump under left breast. Lump feels quite hard and get itchy breasts a lot before lump appeared?

Sore lump under left breast. Lump feels quite hard and get itchy breasts a lot before lump appeared?

See PCP: Make appointment to see your family physician. At 32 years, cancer of the breast is not common but not infrequent but you must be sure. "all lumps of the breast must be resolved.". ...Read more

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Breast lump upper outer quad feels long&curved feels like swollen vein. Soft in shower, Dr says normal glandr tissue. Can br. Tissue feel like this?

Breast lump upper outer quad feels long&curved feels like swollen vein. Soft in shower, Dr says normal glandr tissue. Can br. Tissue feel like this?

Mondors disease: The breast findings you describe fits into the description of Mondors disease of the breast, a rare benign breast condition characterized by thrombophlebitis of the superficial/subcutaneous veins of the chest wall. Incidence rate is 0.5-0.8% The patient usually presents with a painful breast (cord-like) mass. There may be overlying skin erythema noted. ...Read more

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What could my breast lump be? It is oval with a horizontal point, about the same size as a green grape, movable, and sore to touch.

What could my breast lump be? It is oval with a horizontal point, about the same size as a green grape, movable, and sore to touch.

At your age, cancer: Is uncommon, although possible. It could be a cyst or a benign tumor. Every breast lump could be cancer, so show it to a doctor to be sure. ...Read more

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I have a breast lump (1cm diameter) under my right nipple and it feels a little sore when I feel it. I'm a 24 year old male. Can this be cancerous?

I have a breast lump (1cm diameter) under my right nipple and it feels a little sore when I feel it. I'm a 24 year old male. Can this be cancerous?

Unlikely: Breast cancers are rare in men but still 1 % breast cancers are in men, tend to diagnosed late, at you age is unlikely, but still need to be checked by your doctor ...Read more

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Tender/painful breast lump that is always on the same place but I feel it more during my period or PMS what could it be?

Tender/painful breast lump that is always on the same place but I feel it more during my period or PMS what could it be?

Maybe a cyst: Or adenoma (though these are usually painless). Please tell your parents as this should be medically evaluated. ...Read more

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Think I have found lump on R upper side breast, hard, pea size, area also seems swollen, tender, noticed 4-6 wks ago. Not preg, not assoc with cycle?

Think I have found lump on R upper side breast, hard, pea size, area also seems swollen, tender, noticed 4-6 wks ago. Not preg, not assoc with cycle?

Ultrasound: at your age most breast lumps can be normal findings like this that will come and go with menses. It is okay to watch this finding for a few months to see if it goes away. If it does not go away then you will want to see a doctor and get an ultrasound. This can will help determine whether or not it has concerning features that require a biopsy. ...Read more

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My left breast for 3days now are sore/swollen with both areola's darker followed by 2 irregular cycles I feel no lumps in breast I'm concerned, help?

My left breast for 3days now are sore/swollen with both areola's darker followed by 2 irregular cycles I feel no lumps in breast I'm concerned, help?

Exam: It's difficult to say what is happening, but you should have an examination by a medical practitioner. Soreness of a single breast could possibly be a sign of pregnancy, if you are active in that way, but usually it is both breasts. Please take care of this so you won't have to worry. ...Read more

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(FEM) Large Lump like Peas left breast, right side has small too 12 months now moves around slightly and tender no swollen lymphnode under armpit?

(FEM) Large Lump like Peas left breast, right side has small too 12 months now moves around slightly and tender no swollen lymphnode under armpit?

Sounds benign, but..: 33y/o female says, large lump like peas L breast, R breast also X 12 months, slightly mobile with no axillary lymph node. Description sounds benign but it is best to have a PCP or Gynecologist examine and make a Diagnosis. ...Read more

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I have nipple discharge sore breast and feels like swollen tissue or small lumps any idea what it may be?

I have nipple discharge sore breast and feels like swollen tissue or small lumps any idea what it may be?

Needs attention: This is probably benign, and could be due to a number of things. It is most important to make sure there is no infection, or malignancy. Go to a doctor as soon as possible to have this evaluated ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for swollen lump in breast?

Immediate Med Eval!: Any mass in the breast should be considered a malignancy until proven otherwise. Putting evaluation off is taking a potentially lethal risk. I don't know if you have a cancer, abscess, or cyst. Get yourself seen by a doctor asap! ...Read more

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What might a cancerous lump in breast feel like?

What might a cancerous lump in breast feel like?

Many variations: Please see your doctor. Given your age, breast cancer is extremely unlikely. However, you need to find out what this is.

After a complete history and physical, if there is a palpable abnormality, an ultrasound will probably be next, perhaps followed by a mammogram. ...Read more

Dr. Barry Rosen
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Breast Lump (Definition)

A breast lump is a mass that can be felt within the breast on physical examination. Most turn out to be benign, a smaller ...Read more