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Small lump behind nipple.left breast larger than right with

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small lump behind nipple.left breast larger than right with a lot of thickening
Submitted: 6 years ago.
Category: Health
Expert:  Dr. Nomi replied 6 years ago.
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Expert:  Dr. Nomi replied 6 years ago.
Is there any discharge from that nipple?
Any change in skin color on that side?
Customer: replied 6 years ago.
no not that I can see
Expert:  Dr. Nomi replied 6 years ago.
Is it mobile?
Expert:  Dr. Nomi replied 6 years ago.
It can be 'Fibroadenoma'of breast.Fibroadenomas breast masses result from an excess growth in glandular and connective tissue and is most common among women . Fibroadenomas breast lumps have the following characteristics:
round, firm, and rubbery masses
masses that are as large as a small plum
masses that bounce or move slightly when pressed
masses that are painless
A mammogram and ultrasound may help with the diagnosis of this benign condition; however only a biopsy involving a sample of breast tissue and laboratory examination can determine the nature of this type of breast mass. A fibroadenomas may repair on its own, or a doctor may recommend its surgical removal.
So please do not worry it is just a benign lump but better to make appointment with your Physician.
Best Regards,