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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
Breast mass: Yes it could be normal breast morphology. On the therhand it could be fibrocystic disease, fibroadenoma or more seriously breast cancer to name a few. Your age is a factor, the quality of the lump, the mobility of the lump, skin texture and some other factors. You should have your breast evaluated by your md and possibly get an ultrasound or mammogram. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Hi I got lumps in my breasts and doc prescribed me evion 600 mg - what does that do and does it work?
Hormones: Many women have breasts that feel lumpy, thick, and tender, especially right before their periods. These symptoms are called fibrocystic breast changes. They may also be called cyclic breast changes, because they come and go with your menstrual cycle. Fibrocystic breast changes are normal and benign, and can occur with hormonal changes that occur during your cycle. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I'm 19, Is it normal for the larger breast to have larger lumps than the smaller one? I haven't noticed any new lumps in my breasts, but was curious. My mom said it was normal, but I wasn't sure.
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I am currently breastfeeding and feel oblong spongey lumps in my breasts. I cannot tell uf these are normal. Dr will not do mammogram until i wean.
Consider ultrasound: I understand that doctor is worried about radiating breasts when you are breastfeeding, but another option would be to get an ultrasound which is safe for breastfeeding and can be more accurate than mammogram in young women your age. Ask your doctor for an ultrasound so you can rest assured that these lumps aren't more concerning. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I have lumps in my breasts and you can feel them. They are cysts and tissue. How do I know which ones are of concern when doing a self breast exam?
I have breasts 32a and I have had these dollar coin sized lumps in my breasts, both sides. Could this be breast cancer?
My doc checked my breast if there any discharge from nipples nd suddenly she told u have mass in ur breast.But i didn't feel any lumps in my breasts ?
What to do if I have a small lump under my armpit.. and it feels as though I have lumps in my breasts, too. could this be breast cancer?
Always possible: small lumps in armpit are usually of no concern unless they are enlarging and increasing in number. Lumps in the breast are usually normal since by definition breast tissue is lumpy. A solitary firm lump always requires investigation. Either way a mammo and sono should be performed and any further treatment would proceed from there. ...Read more
I have multiple lumps in my breasts as well as breast pain. Newly Prominent veins, bone aches, chest pains, and my collarbone has ached for two days.
Physician Review: Palpable lumps in the breast may or may not be significant. Any palpable nodule in the breast should be reviewed by a physician who is experienced in breast review; surgeon, OB gyn, pcp. The provider should have access to high resolution ultrasound for an in depth review of the palpable area. Treatment options range from conservative observation to surgical excision, biopsy. Seek physician review. ...Read more
Need 2 C Ur Doctor: Most women's breasts are "lumpy-bumpy", especially after pregnancies +/- breastfeeding. This is because most of the breast consists of fat; the islands of milk-producing tissue tend to consolidate and change in response to hormonal changes. This should be no cause for concern and this should improve after menopause. However, don't become complacent-any new lump warrants evaluation. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Breast masses: Breast lumps can be palpated anywhere. They can be in any quadrant, behind the nipple, or near the axillary region (arm pit). It can be normal breast tissue, fibrocystic, masses that are non-cancerous, benign masses like fibroadenomas or the dreaded cancer. Most cancers are located in the upper outer quadrant. See your physician for a history and physical. Diagnostic testing may be in order. ...Read more
It is doubtful that : A bra is creating lumps. However, your bra is important. Up to 85% of american women are wearing incorrect bra size. Encourage you to take care of your breasts by going to a bra specialty store for a professional fitting ; help w design selection. You will also be taught how to properly settle your breasts into the bra. It is worth the effort. ...Read more
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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