Lump In The Breast?
Hello. I want to ask there is a lump in the left breast area. And the pain when held on men. What disease is that?
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Lumps in the breast area can be caused by various causes. In men, often a lump found in the breast / around the chest can be caused by:
Absess due to infection
fibroadenoma mamae (FAM)
Malignant tumor / breast cancer
Lipomas, FAM and fibrocysts are included in benign breast tissue tumors. Benign breast tumors have the characteristics of a lump with a flat edge, have a firm boundary and can move when moved to follow the path of passive movements, found no significant abnormalities in the skin and around the lumps in the breast / breast area. Pain can also be felt in benign breast tumors.
In contrast to malignant tumors, it will usually provide physical examination results in the form of abnormalities in the skin, bumps that are not mobile / do not move when moved, no firm boundaries and uneven edges. It also looks abnormalities around the skin such as the skin looks wrinkled like an orange peel, there are sores or white fluid coming out of the nipple and the lumps are getting progressively enlarged.
To find out more precisely related to the type of lump you are experiencing, ideally a direct physical examination and supporting examinations such as blood laboratories, ultrasound of the breast / breast, biopsy of breast tissue to CT scan if necessary to assess whether there is suspicion toward malignancy.
To relieve pain that is annoying, you can take pain relievers such as paracetamol, rest at home and avoid tiring activities. Manage anxiety and stress that you might feel. In addition, try to maintain a healthier daily lifestyle by consuming nutritious food, meeting your body's daily fluid needs, exercising regularly, avoiding smoking and alcohol.
We also recommend that you do not hesitate to have a lump in your breast checked immediately so that you can know more clearly the type of lump experienced. Consult further with the nearest doctor or surgeon so that you get more complete and relevant information related to your condition.
Thus the information we can convey, hopefully helps