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What does a breast lump feel like compared to a cyst?

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Dr. Barry Rosen
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In brief: No different

It is impossible to differentiate a solid lump from a cyst by exam alone.
However, it is easy to differentiate them by ultrasound or needle-aspiration. Never assume a new lump is "just another cyst"--see your doctor for any new breat lump.

In brief: No different

It is impossible to differentiate a solid lump from a cyst by exam alone.
However, it is easy to differentiate them by ultrasound or needle-aspiration. Never assume a new lump is "just another cyst"--see your doctor for any new breat lump.
Dr. Barry Rosen
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