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

towards the top (the glands...
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?
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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.
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Customer reply replied 4 years ago

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

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
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Customer reply replied 4 years 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?

No it can improve greatly.
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