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What could cause a bruise on my breast?

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Yesterday morning, I noticed I...

Yesterday morning, I noticed I have a bruise on my left breast that is about the size of a quarter. The bruise does not hurt one bit and it isn't very dark but I have no idea how I got it. Last Friday I went to the doctor and had extensive lab work done and everything was normal.

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Doctor: DR MED MD, Board Certified MD replied 6 years ago
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What is the color of bruise?
Is it increasing in size?
What was the view of your examining doctor?
Any medical illness or medication?

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Customer reply replied 6 years ago

The bruise is greenish yellow in color. No it is not getting bigger. My doctor has not seen it because I just got it yesterday. No illness, and the only medications I am taking are Zahra birth control pill, lisinopril, hydrochlorothiazide.

Doctor: DR MED MD, Board Certified MD replied 6 years ago

Is there any pain, tenderness, skin irregularity etc.?

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Customer reply replied 6 years ago
No pain, tenderness or skin irregularity.
Doctor: DR MED MD, Board Certified MD replied 6 years ago
Any fever?

Any tenderness in breast?

Any history of trauma, compression of breast?

When you first noticed this ?

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Customer reply replied 6 years ago
No breast tenderness, history of trauma or compression of breast. I first noticed the bruise yesterday. I don't know if it matters but I am about a week or so from my period.
Doctor: DR MED MD, Board Certified MD replied 6 years ago
One last question do you feel any lump or swelling in breast?
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Customer reply replied 6 years ago
No lump or swelling.
Doctor: DR MED MD, Board Certified MD replied 6 years ago
Thanks for all the information,

Common cause of such bruises are Incorrect fitting bra, Blunt trauma, Fractured rib, Coagulopathy, Anticoagulant medications and Breast injury or disease. Since you do not have any other associated symptoms there is nothing to worry about. This bruise can be due to insignificant injury or trauma or compression which you did not noticed. You should wait and watch at this time. If it persist longer , increase in size , develops pain , swelling , discharge or breast lump or there is development for more such bruises then you should doctor asap.

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