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breast lump has gotten bigger

i have an appointment to have a lump in my breast looked at on Thursday.  i have had it for awhile & noticed that it has gotten much bigger over the months. can you tell me what i should expect done & if i should request a certain test over another for accuracy.  i'm 38 & in great health. thx!
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The doctor you are consulting on Thursday, after performing a physical examination, would be in the be position to advise what tests are needed.

Best wishes...
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p.s. That should have read. "would be in the best position"
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so my doctor scheduled a mammogram & an ultrasound to determine what exactly my breast lump was.  i was lucky enough to have both done this morning & even more lucky to be given the results before i left the hospital.  

i was told i have cluster of cysts & was advised to see a breast specialist to either have them drained or removed. my doctor won't get the results for another 2 days so i guess i'll wait to see who she suggests i see & do.

the mammo wasn't as bad as what i thought it'd be - everyone makes it out to be very painful but to me it was just a little uncomfortable. i guess now i have nothing to fear when i turn the big 4-0!
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Thanks so much for returning to update us.

And congratulations on your benign results!

Enjoy your next 40 years! :-)
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i had my lump removed 3 days ago.  i'm a little sore & tender but over all doin well.  i find out the results on friday.  i'm very positive that all will be good & this will just have been a life lesson for myself & to encourage others to check ur boobies :o)  
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Glad to hear you are doing well after your lumpectomy.  

Best wishes for Friday!

bluebutterfly
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