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Old 05-02-2011, 07:07 AM   #1
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Found a hard lump, but behind breast

I have a child and breastfed, and am now 40 years-old. My breast exams are far easier now; less density. Anyway - I found a hard round lump on what appears to be on my breast bone under my left breast (where the nipple is). I can't tell if it's always been there, but the other side doesn't have it there.

Because it feels like bone (as hard as) and it's on the bone - is this worse? I always expected the lumps to be within my breasts, not on the bone like that.

I haven't contacted my doctor yet because I don't have insurance. Tell me your thoughts. Is this really bad? It's not irregular shaped, just a hard bump.

 
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Old 05-02-2011, 07:13 AM   #2
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Re: Found a hard lump, but behind breast

I would get in to the doctor, and for a mammogram.
and possibly an ultrasound......
it maybe nothing, it maybe something
you can't speculate

 
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Old 05-10-2011, 06:57 AM   #3
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Re: Found a hard lump, but behind breast

Do NOT screw around with this! Have it looked at right away! Insurance or not, you need to be examed. And make sure you get an answer you are satisfied with - remember the doctors are PRACTICING medicine - they are not necessarily the experts - and your GP I can guarentee is NOT. If you wait and it is cancer, it can spread and be even harder to stop. I found mine thru self exam and caught it early! I am now cancer free. Screw the insurance! You have a baby that needs you alive and well for many many years. Come on Sister ACT! If I have to I will drive to you and take you there. Let me know. ......Mary

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