Small Lump In The Right Breast Near The Armpit?
Hello, good afternoon. There was a small lump in the right breast near my armpit. It’s been years. I’m worried it’s cancer. Now it hurts, even though it wasn’t before. Not any liquid comes out. Why do you think that? Thank you
Wa alaikumsalam, thank you for asking at HealthReplies.com. Lumps in the breast are not necessarily cancer. Among the possibilities are:
Lipoma or accumulation of fat tissue
Enlarged lymph nodes
And among those possibilities, the majority of the lumps are usually not malignant. Among the signs that a lump is malignant is that the lump enlarges rapidly, the shape is not symmetrical, hard when held, releases fluid or blood, the boundaries are not firm, and changes the appearance of the surrounding skin. In your case, with a lump that has settled for years, is small and does not secrete fluid, it is most likely not malignant and not cancerous. Even so, it still needs a direct examination to find out the diagnosis. Therefore, we suggest, check your condition to the surgeon. The surgeon will see the trend and determine the right treatment, which is often surgery.
Meanwhile, don't worry too much, don't touch and don't push, don't need to be smeared, just live a healthy lifestyle by avoiding cigarettes, maintain ideal body weight and consult a doctor immediately. So, hopefully answering your question.