I have a small lump on my breast, and it doesn't hurt..

New Topic Post Reply Printable Version
[ << Previous Thread | Next Thread >> ]

WillowChristine
New Member


Date Joined Jan 2010
Total Posts : 1
   Posted 1/20/2010 6:15 PM (GMT -7)   
I don't really king hernow anything about breast cancer or the lump issue, but I do know that it's supposed to be a bad thing if you have a lump in your breast. It's small--not even a centimeter in diameter--and barely rises above the skin. It's colorless.
I didn't think much of it at first, because I have had a problem with boils and they have shown up on the undersides of my breasts (Where the lump is now), but it hasn't gone away. I mean, the feel of it is similar, but the appearance is very different. Should I just not worry about it or get it checked? Do people even get breast cancer at 17?

Alcie
Veteran Member


Date Joined Oct 2009
Total Posts : 4927
   Posted 1/22/2010 3:07 PM (GMT -7)   
Hi WC -
17 sounds a bit young for breast cancer (not a doctor!), but if you have a concern about any condition you should consult a doctor. There are lots of other things that could cause a little lump. I wouldn't get too scared before getting a diagnosis!
Alcie
 
 


barkyboys
Veteran Member


Date Joined Jul 2003
Total Posts : 1564
   Posted 1/22/2010 4:37 PM (GMT -7)   
Hi, wc...
While this is probably not breast cancer, it certainly wouldn't hurt for you to have a doctor look at it. You should be learning how to do self-breast exams, anyway. If you have had boils in this area, it is not uncommon to have scarring under the skin following the boil that causes a hard lump. Your doctor is the best one to help you figure out what this is for sure! Good luck, and let us know how it goes.

Hugs...
BEV
"There's a difference between a philosophy and a bumper sticker."  --Charles Schulz

New Topic Post Reply Printable Version
Forum Information
Currently it is Monday, December 11, 2017 12:18 PM (GMT -7)
There are a total of 2,904,043 posts in 318,715 threads.
View Active Threads


Who's Online
This forum has 158118 registered members. Please welcome our newest member, yoho.
356 Guest(s), 17 Registered Member(s) are currently online.  Details
RedLabel, Kent M., PeppermintTea, Spring, ProtonT, Kaitlan, Kat1000, Laugh and live, artvark, NiceCupOfTea, Rickk90, Chrissy01, polkadotdress, AZ Guy, Szabo246, Village Crazy Lady, Traneboy