Lumps In The Breast Accompanied By Pus And Reddened Out?
, I want to ask. My mother initially had her small lumps of brownish black in the left breast. 3 years ago it had been examined by Mammographs and it was stated that the lump was not dangerous. And in 2019, my mother’s breasts experienced the same lump, but the shape was like ulcers, there were 2 eyes and pus and reddened. But my mother’s breasts did not hurt, and the shape of her breasts sndri nothing changed. Even her nipples didn’t release any fluids and so on. According to the doctor, my mother’s illness was thyroid or other illnesses. Explanation please. Please help. I am very worried doctor. Thank you
Hello. Thank you for the question submitted to HealthReplies.com. We can understand the concern you feel.
How old is your mother? There are several possibilities that can cause a lump in the breast, which are often include:
Mammary fibroadenoma, a benign tumor in the breast, most commonly experienced by women aged less than 30 years, symptoms of a solid mass, round, can be moved, and not painful, can disappear alone / settled / enlarged
Mammary fibrocysts, ie breast changes due to hormonal changes during monthly menstrual cycles, usually occur in women aged 20-40 years, generally in both breasts, their size and pain increase during menstruation, complaints subside after menstruation is complete
Intraductal papilloma, a small wart-like lump on the wall of the milk duct near the nipple, generally accompanied by symptoms of a clear discharge (serous) from the nipple that can be accompanied by blood, usually occurs in women aged 45-50 years
Mastitis, which is an infection of the breast that is often experienced by breastfeeding mothers, risk factors: blocked milk ducts due to the breast not being emptied while breastfeeding, symptoms: breast being reddish, warm, and localized pain
Breast cancer, generally occurs at the age of 30 years until menopause, symptoms in the form of hard lumps, indistinct borders, without / with pain, breast skin changes become wrinkled like orange skin or there are hollows / dimples, nipples are drawn, accompanied by lymph node lumps in the area around the armpit, the nipple may secrete fluid that can be diserunged with blood
It is recommended that you check your mother again with a doctor or oncology subspecialist doctor so that proper evaluation and treatment can be done. In addition to the history, physical examination, the doctor may plan a supporting examination according to the indications obtained, for example: ultrasound examination (ultrasound) mammary, mammography (usually in women who have menopause), or biopsy.
As a recommendation, patients are advised to:
Periodically carry out breast self-examination (Aware) to identify changes in the breasts from time to time
Consumption of balanced nutritious food regularly
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