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Why Do I Have Lumps In My Breasts
Fibrocystic disease?: Young women can commonly have lumpy breasts, usually caused by a benign condition called fibrocystic disease. This will usually be worse before your period, since it is affected by hormones and fluid retention. Reducing caffeine intake often helps it. Get checked by a doctor to be sure this is what you have. Good luck! ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Armpit lumps: The are many specifics questions i need to know to better help you. Ultimately lumps in your armpit could be caused by many things, including infections. Thus, you need to make an appointment with your pcp or ob/gyn for an appropriate evaluation asap. ...Read more
It depends!: Not breastfeeding or recently pregnant? Over the age of 40? Had the lump for more that 1-2 months? See your doctor! if you are recently pregnant or breastfeeding, under the age of 30, and only noticed it recently, start taking an NSAID (otc Ibuprofen or naproxen), eliminate caffeine, and give it a few weeks to see if it resolves. If not, again, see your doctor. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Ovary Lump: It is usually difficult to palpate ovaries. Did you feel a lump in your abdomen? If so, it may or may not be a mass on the ovary? Has your provider examined you? Has an ultrasound been done? The best way to answer this question is with a careful history, examination and any other indicated studies. ...Read more
Proper bra design ;: Fit? Consider a professional bra fitting. Up to 85% of women in america are not wearing the correct sized bra. A professional fitter will help to find a bra design that might assist in alleviating pain as well as determinging the proper band and cup size. Take care. ...Read more
Hormones: Hi. Did you recently start birth control? That can do it. So can the wild hormonal teen years. As an endocrinologist, I hate to use the term "hormonal" so loosely, but boob tenderness is pretty common during adolescence. Since it's both of them, it's metabolic and not something like trauma or infection. I hope they stop hurting soon! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Probably not: M: most lumps in the breast are actually not cancerous, but i definitely advise that you call this to your doctor's attention so that appropriate testing can be done. You will need at least a sonogram and mammogram to check out the lump areas. If you have many lumps, that is also a good sign that it is likely not cancer. ...Read more
Earlobe cysts: Hello, earlobe cysts occur from blocked sweat glands in the skin. Once these become blocked, they can develop inflammation and infection. If you try to pinch the lesion to "pop it", scar tissue develops around the gland and a cyst is born. Some people's skin is more prone to this than others. See an ENT doctor, dermatologist or a plastic surgeon for removal. ...Read more
I have a little gray/brown spot on my breast. I dont know where it came from and I have been having pain in my breasts lately. Do I need to get check?
Check it out: My feeling is if it bothers you get it checked. You lose nothing but you feel good. ...Read more
Why do i have pain in my lower right side? im not on my period.
And another one is why do i have a lump in my right breast
I will answer 1 of: the two questions here. We only have 400 characters. I can't tell you the reason for the lump in your right breast but the standard of care is that you seek medical evaluation for it. Take care. ...Read more
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