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How can I check properly for lumps in the breast?

How can I check properly for lumps in the breast?

Breast self-exam: This site will teach you how to do a breast self- exam. http://www.nationalbreastcancer.org/breast-self-exam. ...Read more

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What are some ways to spot lumps in the breast?

What are some ways to spot lumps in the breast?

Examine yourself: To find lumps in your breast, you should perform your own breast self exam every month. The goal is to become familiar with your normal lumpiness, so that if something feels abnormal, you can get it checked out by your doctor. ...Read more

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Is there a way to remove or make the lumps in the breast disappear without surgery? For your information, the lumps are sometime painful and painless.

Is there a way to remove or make the lumps in the breast disappear without surgery? For your information, the lumps are sometime painful and painless.

No lumpy breasts: You should see a breast surgeon who can evaluate your history and examined your 'lumps'. Appropriate studies can be obtained and a treatment plan formulated. If you have cysts, they can be aspirated. If you have solid masses, its my opinion they should be removed even if a needle biopsy is negative. Breasts should not be lumpy and its a good rule to follow. ...Read more

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Can immovable lumps in the breast always mean cancer?

Can immovable lumps in the breast always mean cancer?

No: Always and never are words we seldom use in medicine. That said, any suspicious lumps should be evaluated and women should faithfully get their age and risk-appropriate screening tests (like mammograms). Better be safe than sorry. Oh, and go steelers. ...Read more

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Can you tell me if all lumps in the breast mean cancer?

Can you tell me if all lumps in the breast mean cancer?

They do not: The large majority of breast lumps are not cancer. Anyone who tells you otherwise is wrong. Any dominant breast mass, and any mass found on mammography to be suspicious, needs your physician's attention. ...Read more

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Are all lumps in the breast diagnosed as cancer? Can some lumps be benign?

Are all lumps in the breast diagnosed as cancer? Can some lumps be benign?

Breast lumps: Not all breast lumps or masses are malignant. Breast lumps/masses should be evaluated by a doctor and biopsied, if necessary, to see what they are and treat them accordingly. ...Read more

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What are breast lumps supposed to feel like?

What are breast lumps supposed to feel like?

Nodular: Breast lumps are commonly distinct from the tissue they arise in. You can always compare the feeling of a similar area on the same breast or the other breast so see if it is different. They usually have "soft" edges so can easily slip from the fingers. Any abnormality should be seen by your doctor. ...Read more

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How to tell what breast lumps look/feel like?

How to tell what breast lumps look/feel like?

Depends: Any nodule or lump that is new to you and different from what you remember your breasts feeling like should be looked at by a dr. Some women have lumpier breasts than others. So you are really looking for something that stands out as new. If in doubt, see you md. ...Read more

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Breast feels hard. Blue lines visible there maybe it's viens? Feels like small lumps

Breast feels hard. Blue lines visible there maybe it's viens? Feels like small lumps

Breasts: Please set up an appointment to see your Gynecologist. You will give your medical history and the doctor will examine you and order labs. It might take a day to get the information and then the doctor will help you about your breasts. ...Read more