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If a 15-year-old has a lump on one breast, is it dangerous? What are the chances that it is a breast cancer?

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Dr. Jay Park
Pediatrics
5 doctors agree

In brief: Extremely rare

Most common cause of breast mass in teenagers is fibroadenoma.

In brief: Extremely rare

Most common cause of breast mass in teenagers is fibroadenoma.
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Dr. Thomas Wright
Phlebology
5 doctors agree

In brief: Very small

Most breast lumps on 15 year old patient a not dangerous.
It is best to get it checked by doctor.

In brief: Very small

Most breast lumps on 15 year old patient a not dangerous.
It is best to get it checked by doctor.
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Dr. Marsha Davis
Agree, and most likely is related to still developing. Unless hot and red then could possibly have infection but that is rare at 15 also.
Dr. Travis Kidner
Surgery - Oncology
3 doctors agree

In brief: Rare

It would be exceedingly rare for a 15 year old to develop breast cancer.
You should let your friendly primary care physician know of your concerns.

In brief: Rare

It would be exceedingly rare for a 15 year old to develop breast cancer.
You should let your friendly primary care physician know of your concerns.
Dr. Travis Kidner
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Dr. Manoj Reddy
Radiation Oncology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Highly Unlikely

It is fairly common for teenage girls to note a "breast lump.
" the most common causes are benign - fibroadenoma or cyst. Breast cancer is extremely rare in teenagers. Consult your primary care for reassurance. They may order a breast ultrasound to verify.

In brief: Highly Unlikely

It is fairly common for teenage girls to note a "breast lump.
" the most common causes are benign - fibroadenoma or cyst. Breast cancer is extremely rare in teenagers. Consult your primary care for reassurance. They may order a breast ultrasound to verify.
Dr. Manoj Reddy
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