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Women do get exceedingly worried with a breast lump. The first thing in mind comes about breast cancer. But with your description this is likely to be a non cancerous swelling. The possibilities are;
1) breast abscess
3) infected breast cyst.
An ultrasound of the breast and x-ray (mammography) are likely to clinch the diagnosis, apart from physical exam. Your doctor may aspirate it under ultrasound guide for exact ascertainment of the diagnosis.
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The other diagnostic possibilities are;
Both are infection inflammatory swelling and warrant an antibiotic treatment.
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