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Sudden unexplained breast growth in upper 20s

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My breasts started growing unexpectedly about a week ago. They have increased a cup size from 36d to 36dd and appear to still be growing. They were and are sore on and off, the soreness I more-or-less remember when my breasts were growing in high school, but I'm 27 years ago. I haven't gained any weight, am not on any medication including birth control, and am not pregnant (haven't had sex in months). As I have no health insurance, I googled this, examined myself to make sure there were no lumps or anything, and while certain websites said that breast growth in mid-upper 20s isn't entirely uncommon, I wanted to make sure I'm covering all my bases.
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replied June 28th, 2012
Hi,
Welcome to ehealthforum,
Sudden and unexpected increase in breast size could be due to Inflammatory breast cancer (it is not associated with any palpable lumps in breast). Look out for development of other symptoms like sudden warmth or heat upon touching breasts, constant itching or pain, nipples changes like inversion or flattening, skin changes over breasts, appearance of bruises, swollen lymph nodes under arm or on neck etc. Visit your doctor/gynecologist at the earliest for thorough examination and further evaluation. Early diagnosis and treatment helps to save lives. Go ahead with getting biopsy done to determine if cancer cells are present (especially if symptoms are not corrected after antibiotic use).
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