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What could cause my left breast to be in a lot of pain?

What could cause my left breast to be in a lot of pain?

Mastitis: Mastitis, or an infection of the breast is most likely, but it should be checked out. Rarely, it could be forms of cancer, more uncommon though in the 20's. ...Read more

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What can be causing a painful breast lump and hand/arm pain?

What can be causing a painful breast lump and hand/arm pain?

Coincidental?: It is unlikely that you have one process responsible for both of your symptoms. Pain in your arm&hand should not be caused by a breast lump unless there is (significant) swelling in the armpit, as well. Regardless, any new breast lump warrants physician evaluation. It would be best if you saw your primary care doctor or gynecologist. ...Read more

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Painful lump or buldge in the tissue of my armpit what could be the cause?

Painful lump or buldge in the tissue of my armpit what could be the cause?

Armpit lumps: One of the common causes of the development of lumps under armpit is shaving or use of antiperspirants, as they can cause cysts and infection thus, the lump. Other causes include other types of infections, allergies, and rarely malignancy. See your local for diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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What could a painful lump in my breast be?

What could a painful lump in my breast be?

Painful breastfeed: When your baby is not able to empty the milk in the sinuses and ducts of the breast, the milk collection will cause distention of the breast in the form of lumps. Stopping to breastfeed will even cause infection. Emptying the retained milk by teaching the baby to correctly latch and manual or electrical pumping will relieve the situation. The baby will not be harmed by the infected milk. ...Read more

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What can be causing a sharp pain in my breast?

What can be causing a sharp pain in my breast?

Uncertain.: Causes of breast pain can include cysts, prior surgery, trauma, medications (oral contraceptives, infertility tx, ssri's), large breast size, premenstrual syndrome, ovulation, period ; pregnancy. Your physician may be able to help determine the cause. ...Read more

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What could be the reasons for having a large lump in your throat?

What could be the reasons for having a large lump in your throat?

Cancer is possible: If the mass is visible it needs to have biopsies done. Some people have a sensation of a lump in the throat. This is called globus sensation. Most common cause of this sensation is felt to be secondary to acid reflux. With or without heartburn. Look up lprd for more info. But if you have a visible mass it should be evaluated. ...Read more

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What could cause a big lump in the neck?

What could cause a big lump in the neck?

Many: Could be allergies, infection, reaction, or cancer. Should seek medical attention if worse or not resolved in next 2 weeks. ...Read more

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What could be the cause of lumps in a male breast?

What could be the cause of lumps in a male breast?

Breast tissue: Lumpy breasts are usually breast tissue but the differential diagnosis list is large. One does not want to miss a breast cancer so an exam and possibly biopsy and/or mammogram will be considered by your physician. ...Read more

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What could cause a tumour in the breast?

What could cause a tumour in the breast?

Usually unknown: Breast tumors are benign and malignant and reflect an abnormal growth of some tissue due to causes unknown. Any tumor in the breast should be evaluated by your doctor to rule out cancer. ...Read more

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Please help! feeling painful lump in my breast, what are the possible things it could be?

Please help! feeling painful lump in my breast, what are the possible things it could be?

Prob benign, but...: What is the breast history in your family? Most masses in women are cysts or benign tumors (not cancer). You should have it evaluated by md and imaging. The only way to truly diagnose a mass is with a biopsy. If there is a strong history of breast cancer in your family (especially relatives who got it at an early age) you should be aggressive about the work up. You should biopsy at your age. ...Read more

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What could cause a groin lump?

What could cause a groin lump?

Groin lump: The most common cause of a lump in the groin is a hernia (inguinal hernia). Other causes can include enlarged lymph nodes, tumors (benign or cancerous), aneurysms of blood vessels, etc. ...Read more

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Pea size painless lump in groin area right next to vagnia? What could this be? Could this be a STD or anything to do with a std?

Pea size painless lump in groin area right next to vagnia? What could this be? Could this be a STD or anything to do with a std?

Cyst or lymph node: it could be a cyst or ingrown hair or lymph node. It is unlikely to be related to an std however std's or infections can cause lymph nodes to become enlarged. if it does not resolve follow up with your doctor for evaluation and to rule out infection. ...Read more

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What could a. Lump moving around in a breast be?Especially painless lumpp and what can I do about it?

What could a.  Lump moving around in a breast be?Especially painless lumpp and what can I do about it?

Breast lump= MD appt: A breast lump at age 41 could be benign or malignant. The best thing to 'do about it ' is to see a md and have it evaluated. ...Read more

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Have a hard movable lump right above my left tragus. Any idea what it could possibly be. It is also kind of painful. ?

 Have a hard movable lump right above my left tragus. Any idea what it could possibly be. It is also kind of painful. ?

Cyst / Lymph node: Either a cyst or lymph node. Hard to say without exam. If this is resolving I do not think you have much to be concerned about. But if progressive you should see someone. ...Read more

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What is the cause to my sharp wrist pain? Have like a soft cyst there.

What is the cause to my sharp wrist pain? Have like a soft cyst there.

Most likely ganglion: Cyst, usually painfull when they strart to appear. ...Read more

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What could be the cause of a small ball like lump in the back of thigh under buttocks near groin? Also have Tailbone pain not sure related

What could be the cause of a small ball like lump in the back of thigh under buttocks near groin? Also have Tailbone pain not sure related

Unknown mass: It's hard to give you an exact answer based off of your description. Any mass should honestly be evaluated in person by your local physician. The chances that this would be anything malignant are very low but it is our responsibility as physicians to rule out anything that could be harmful. ...Read more

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What can cause a small lump in my eyelid?

What can cause a small lump in my eyelid?

Stye or chalazion: Likely a Stye or chalazion. Send a photo to be sure not more serious. Treat according to "lid hygiene" post at eyedoc2020@blogspot. ...Read more