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What is the first step if I have breast pain and a mass?

What is the first step if I have breast pain and a mass?

Breast mass: See your regular physician or gyn, have an exam. Based on the exam further testing will be ordered. Many breast masses are benign, but still may need biopsy. More concerning lesions on mammography and or biopsy, should be seen by a cancer surgeon and an oncologist. ...Read more

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Breast Pain (Definition)

Breast pain is common. It is typically experienced during the menstrual period. Pain can range from mild tenderness, burning, dull ache, sharp or stabbing. It can be experienced in 1 or both breasts. Fibrocystic changes is the most common cause of breast pain. Hormonal medications (birth control, hormones) can cause pain as well. Infection ...Read more


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My right breast hurts when palpating, the pain is mild and their is a small mass, doesn't feel like a lump. What can it be?

My right breast hurts when palpating, the pain is mild and their is a small mass, doesn't feel like a lump. What can it be?

Cyst most likely : Given your age, this is likely a breast cyst which can come and go with your cycle. If this does not resolve with your menses, see your doctor. ...Read more

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Which treatment works the best and fastest for breast pain or mass?

Which treatment works the best and fastest for breast pain or mass?

2different questions: A breast mass does not require treatment, it requires a diagnosis. Please see your gyne or primary care doctor for referral to a breast surgeon. If appropriate, a nonsurgical biopsy can be done there. Breast pain, likewise, requires a comprehensive evaluation for the cause. Once this is determined, we can then focus on how to treat the pain, usually without the need for surgery. ...Read more

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Dizziness & palpitations after consuming bsn true mass mass gainer.Under breast pain since 5 days.i am female 19 years old 47.3 weight?

Dizziness & palpitations after consuming bsn true mass mass gainer.Under breast pain since 5 days.i am female 19 years old 47.3 weight?

Drink lots of water: I dont know whats in that drink you had but it may have had too much sugar or protein. Need to flush it out, drink lots of water and try to eat a normal diet menaing lots of fruits and vegetables with some protein and whole grains ...Read more

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Large non mass asymetric enhancement of palpable area breast pain both nipple reddish with yellow crust image biopsy benign tissue missed cancer?

Large non mass asymetric enhancement of palpable area
 breast pain 
both nipple reddish with yellow crust 
image biopsy benign tissue 
missed cancer?

I do not know: But a recommendation would be to see a breast specialist to assure you get a second opinion and know then that you definitively do not have a more serious issue. ...Read more

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I m 22 yrs old unmarried girl.I nvr had a sex.I have breast pain in both my breast.I am also having lump in my right underarm.What can it be due to?

I m 22 yrs old unmarried girl.I nvr had a sex.I have breast pain in both my breast.I am also having lump in my right underarm.What can it be due to?

Many things: Likely at 22yrs would be fibrocystic breast disease or possible fibroadenoma. You need to see dr. And reduce caffeine if you take much caffeine thru cola, energy drinks or coffee or chocolate since these stimulate and make tender breast tissue. If strong family history breast disease (cancer or fibrocystic breast disease) then need to see your dr. And get appropriate evaluation and studies. ...Read more

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Constant breast pain in right breast, no lump or changes. Had inflamed glandular tissue in other. Should I be concerned? Been on pill for 8Yrs.

Get checked.: Constant pain is not normal if it lasts for more than a day or so. Get checked. Cancer is pretty rare in your age group and other causes are more likely. See a doc and find out what's going on. ...Read more

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I've noticed no changes to my health or any breast pain since this lump has appeared. Could this be cancer?

I've noticed no changes to my health or any breast pain since this lump has appeared. Could this be cancer?

Need for examination: It is not feasible to provide a meaningful answer without examining the lump and it will probably require a mammogram and/or biopsy. Most lumps are not cancer. See this site for more info. http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/breast-lumps/my00165. ...Read more

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Hi I am have weird breast pain in right breast, tingling inside, no lump or discharge, what can it be really scared ?

Hi I am have weird breast pain in right breast, tingling inside, no lump or discharge, what can it be really scared ?

Likely hormone/node: Your breast tissue swells up and down in response to your hormones. Women with thick breast tissue more than thin not infrequently have increasing breast pain as menses time approaches and tapers off after. There are lymph nodes in your breast that can become inflamed and sore as well. I don't think you have to be scarred but a visit to your gyn and a checkup would be wise and reassuring. ...Read more