I'm a single 19 year old female and I had a lumpectomy last March -19th to be specific- to remove a fibroadenoma from my right breast. Yesterday, during a self-exam, I discovered a rather large lump on the opposite side of the same breast. Is it normal to have a recurrence for the fibroadenoma so soon? And also, should I be worried that this new lump seemed to appear so suddenly?
Yes fibroadenoma can reoccur and the only advice I can give you, is to go back to your Doctor and have this new lump evaluated .
Having had a Fibroadenoma in the past,doesn't mean that this new one would be the same.
Fibroadenomas are harmless tumor that's seen a lot in teenagers. It's virtually certain to be nothing serious, but since they are solid, one has to make sure that they are indeed Fibroadenomas.I am sure that your doctor,after examining you, will advise you what tests to order in your case.
Please have this new lump checked out..
Sending you my good wishes.. :)
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