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Lump on left breast

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Found a lump on my left breast about 10-11 oclock position inner upper quadrant feels like its inbetween my ribs when i lay back it goes away but i can feel it when im sitting up. Im on antibiotics for a tooth infection but the lump has not gone down i noticed it sunday/monday its friday. I also had to go to the hospital for severe back pain in between my shoulder blades it felt like it was on my spine 3 weeks ago they sent me home with muscle relaxers said my back was fine just my muscles. Could this be something caused by my back? Or maybe a swollen lymph node from the tooth infection? Or possibly the big C?

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replied May 19th, 2017
Breast Cancer Answer A61208
Hello and Welcome

I appreciate your concern

You didnt mention your age. If you are younger e.g age less than 35 with no family history of breast cancer and the lump resolves cyclically then its nothing to worry about.

If you are over age 35 with positive family history then get tested. An ultrasound and/or mammorgram can be advised initially in consult with your doctor. Consult an internist, first.

Wishing you best of health


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