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What Does A Lump In Your Breast Mean
Can't diagnose with: This info. Medical evaluation is recommended. This should provide needed info. ...Read more
Lumps in breast: Lumps in the breast should always be checked by your doctor for diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more
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
See Ur Doctor: Cancers never "pop up" overnight but I have seen enough patients with your story who have had cancer to understand that lumps may "fly under the radar" for some time before one is cognizant of it. Breast cysts do develop overnight but it is one thing to assume this & another to prove it. Please see ur primary care dr. Or gyne--any new lump warrants evaluation. ...Read more
If I feel a lump or thickness in one breast and then it's in the same spot in the other does that usually mean it's ok?
I had a lump in my left breast and had it removed but it grew back and now bigger and with some pain, what does this mean?
No cancer vs. cancer: Benign is non-cancerous and this breast lump can be observed or left alone. Malignant is cancerous and needs surgical excision of the cancer and consideration of medical oncology and radiation oncology treatments. There are many types of benign breast lumps, and several types of breast cancers. ...Read more
I am 18 and today i discover a small dark brown spot on my right breast. I dont feel any lump. It didn't hurt or itch. Does this means anything?
Likely new nevus: If it is just on the skin surface that would appear to be a new nevus/birth mark It is always better to have it seen by your doctor, since it is a new discovery. Absence of a lump is good. So best to have a check up of the spot. ...Read more
Breast lumps: Most breast lumps turn out to be either normal breast tissue, cysts, or fibroadenomas. ...Read more
No, but...: It means you really need to see a doctor! your doctor may order an ultrasound to see the lump. If you have a large lump that you can feel, and if it wasn't there before, the only way to know for sure it isn't cancer is to have it biopsied. Please don't let fear of cancer make you wait. It's probably a big cyst, but if it is cancer, the earlier you catch it, the better! take care of yourself! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Hi. I felt a small lump in my breast, but it hurts when i press it. No swelling or discharge. What could this mean?
I have a big lump in right breast, skin is red, tingling sharp pains, right breast bigger than left, what does this mean?
Red skin on Breast: What it means is that you should have that breast checked immediately, if not sooner. You cannot wait on this. You must see a physician asap. ...Read more
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