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Old 08-23-2007, 04:58 PM   #1
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Teenager with lump in breast

Hi, i'm sixteen and about a week ago i found a small lump in my left breast in the areola region, close to my nipple. It's hard and oval shaped, kind of like peanut m&m sized lol. it doesn't hurt but it's not going away or getting any smaller. i saw my general doctor and he gave me a referral to see a surgeon in a week. I was wondering if anyone knew what the lump could be?

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Re: Teenager with lump in breast

My daughter had a similar lump at age 17. It was a fibroma (benign lump) which is very common. She still had to have it biopsied to make quite sure, but that was the end of it. Good luck, Sera

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Re: Teenager with lump in breast


That M&M peanut description is perfect! Chuckles.

It could be an infected milk gland ( don't have to be pregnant for this to happen).

It could be a node that swells during ovulation or just before your period. (I used to get a huge swelling every month right before my period and it was in my armpit of all places!)

It could be a benign cyst or a fatty tumor ( also a benign thing).

It could be from caffeine! ( my friend had swellings in her breast, had them biopsied, they were benign. Her doctor, a naturalist, told her to get off the coffee as this could be causing the swellings... sure enough, she did and the swellings disppeared for good).

It could be something serious. Don't fool around. Get to the doctor and have it checked. It is something that should cause concern and it obviously is. Smiles. You are a woman now, and Baby, real women take good care of themselves!

Let us know.

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