Are Breast Pain And Lumps A Sign Of Cancer?
I want to ask, I’m 27 years old. My right breast feels hard on the nipples, and the shape is rather flat, and the black areola area is brownish hard if pressed and feels painful and aching, but the pain sometimes appears sometimes not whether it is a sign ” cancer ?? please answer yes, because I feel restless and scared
Good morning, thanks for asking at HealthReplies.com. The condition of the complaint that you are experiencing, still requires further examination. This is because pain in the breast can mean many things, can be due to infection, can be due to injury, can be due to insect bites, can be due to the influence of hormones, can be due to unhealthy eating patterns with high fat, side effects of certain drugs, and can be due to a lump that presses on a nerve.
Meanwhile, if there is cancer, there must be a symptom of the appearance of a lump first which is no information in the question you are asking. Even if there are lumps, not all lumps in the breast means cancer. Usually the lump that leads to cancer has hard characteristics, enlarges quickly, changes the appearance of the skin around it, makes the nipple that had come out to be like sinking in, out of fluid such as pus or blood, and pain. It is said to 'lead' because this lump still has to be clarified again by a biopsy examination by taking samples from the breast and examined in the laboratory.
Therefore, we recommend that you consult your physician first to see firsthand the complaint you are referring to. With direct views and two-way communication, misunderstandings can be minimized and more information can be obtained. If it turns out to be a tumor or cancer, your doctor will refer you to an oncologist for further treatment and treatment.
For a while, warm compresses to the painful part, you may also take over-the-counter pain medication by reading the rules of use listed, do not use drugs or herbs that are not recommended by the doctor, do not need to worry too much, and immediately consult yourself to the doctor.