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I have become obsessed with checking my breasts, the left

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I have become obsessed with checking my breasts, the left one has a little ball underneath which seems to disappear if not completely when I lie down, I have been to my gP who examined me twice a couple of months ago when I first found it and said she couldn't find anything abnormal, however my mind is playing tricks on me and I keep thinking I should have directed her to the lump in more I have been checking obsessively ever since and it is still exactly the same apart from premenstrually when I can hardly feel it at all because of breast enlargement and tenderness, I could do with some reassurance, I am adopted so don't have family history.
Submitted: 8 years ago.
Category: Health
Expert:  Dr. Su S replied 8 years ago.


Since how long? Any other symptom? Any past illness? Any test taken? Your age?

Customer: replied 8 years ago.
I have been told I am going through perimenopause as I had a blood test because of irregular periods two years ago. I have no other symtoms
Many thanks
Expert:  Dr. Su S replied 8 years ago.
Thank you for the input.

It is good to have self examination of breast . This is a good precautionary meaasure. Please read this resource too.

When your doctor has not found any nodule or ball , it is unlikely that you have any problem there. If there is any doubt , she will send you for test like mammaogram. Still if you feel it definitely , you can get it reviewed by her.

Hope this information will help you.
Wish your healthy life.
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