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Im sixteen years old and have found a lump in my breastcould it be breast cancer?

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Dr. Reza Shirazi
Radiation Oncology
5 doctors agree

In brief: Most likely not

Eventhough it is possible, your age is too young for typical presentation.
Other non-malignant conditions are more likely the cause. See a doctor.

In brief: Most likely not

Eventhough it is possible, your age is too young for typical presentation.
Other non-malignant conditions are more likely the cause. See a doctor.
Dr. Reza Shirazi
Dr. Reza Shirazi
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Dr. Otto Placik
Surgery - Plastics
4 doctors agree

In brief: Possible but rare

While this is a possibility, it is highly unlikely.
Benign breast masses are very common in young women. In particularly thin women, normal breast tissue can feel like a mass. Pay close attention and do not ignore and discuss with your primary care physician. Call sooner for a changing or growing mass or one associated with discharge,

In brief: Possible but rare

While this is a possibility, it is highly unlikely.
Benign breast masses are very common in young women. In particularly thin women, normal breast tissue can feel like a mass. Pay close attention and do not ignore and discuss with your primary care physician. Call sooner for a changing or growing mass or one associated with discharge,
Dr. Otto Placik
Dr. Otto Placik
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Dr. Barry Rosen
Surgery
4 doctors agree

In brief: Unlikely

An overwhelming majority of breast lumps in teenagers are benign tumors, called fibroadenomas.
I recommend that you tell your parents what you have found so that they can schedule an appointment with your pediatrician. They will likely order a painless test (an ultrasound) and refer you to a breast specialist to seek out their opinion.

In brief: Unlikely

An overwhelming majority of breast lumps in teenagers are benign tumors, called fibroadenomas.
I recommend that you tell your parents what you have found so that they can schedule an appointment with your pediatrician. They will likely order a painless test (an ultrasound) and refer you to a breast specialist to seek out their opinion.
Dr. Barry Rosen
Dr. Barry Rosen
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Dr. Hindi Mermelstein
Most breast lumps are benign but should be checked out. Go see your doctor who can help you. Good luck and good health
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