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Im 22 with a small lump in the right side of the breast more

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Im 22 with a small lump in the right side of the breast more towards the top (the glands near the arm pit), its a wird shape, it doesnt stand out so its not easy to find, but I do self check as I suffer with lumpy breasts in general. I have had two ultra sound scans between last year and the beginning of this year and they have come back as normal findings. With this being in a different place I suppose it's new to me, Iv had for quite a while it's painless, hard to describe the texture..it feels long line, soft but also slightly firm in a way...should I go for a second opinion to my G.P?
Submitted: 11 months ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. Thomas, MD replied 11 months ago.
Hello from ja
Yes it needs examination.
It sounds like you have fibrocystic breast disease.

Eating a nutrient dense diet and stopping all sources of caffeine can really cut down on this.

But it still needs examination.

Please let me know if you have further questions.
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Customer: replied 11 months ago.

that sounds quite serious.. is that concerning at my age.. and is that all I need to do just watch caffeine intake..

Expert:  Dr. Thomas, MD replied 11 months ago.
It is not serious at all.

It is common.

Here is a good mayo clinic write up.


http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/fibrocystic-breasts/DS01070

Please let me know if you have further questions.
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Customer: replied 11 months ago.

okay will this be a permanent on going thing then? I have had this for quite some time this little lump its not changed in size at all.. and it's pain free?

Expert:  Dr. Thomas, MD replied 11 months ago.
No it can improve greatly.
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