My daughter is 9 years old (will be 10 in Sept.). She is definitely developing breasts and has substantial breast buds. Today she came to me (while I was mowing the lawn, of all times) and told me that she had a bump in her right breast that hurts.
I examined both her breasts and there is definitely a lump just above her right breast bud. It is NOT her breast bud and it is only on the right side. It's hard and painful for her.
I will be making an appointment to take her to the doctor first thing tomorrow morning ~ but does anyone know what this could be???
I think this bump may just be normal, if painful and scarely , breast development.
She may even have a cyst due to hormonal fluctuation and this may cause lumpiness and other changes in the breast. They usually come and go, and yes, at this stage the growing pains can be intense.
I do though think it is a good idea to take her to the doctor, and he/she can explain better what this is and reassure you and your daughter?
Please let us know what the doctor says?
Your daughter most definitely doesn't have cancer at this age. Katrin
Apparently my daughter is developing on one side more/faster than the other ..... and she's developing fibercystic breast tissue. The doctor thinks this is what the lump is, anyhow. They're going to watch it closely.
Copyright 1994-2016 MedHelp International. All rights reserved.
MedHelp is a division of Aptus Health.
This site complies with the HONcode standard for trustworthy health information.
The Content on this Site is presented in a summary fashion, and is intended to be used for educational and entertainment purposes only. It is not intended to be and should not be interpreted as medical advice or a diagnosis of any health or fitness problem, condition or disease; or a recommendation for a specific test, doctor, care provider, procedure, treatment plan, product, or course of action. Med Help International, Inc. is not a medical or healthcare provider and your use of this Site does not create a doctor / patient relationship. We disclaim all responsibility for the professional qualifications and licensing of, and services provided by, any physician or other health providers posting on or otherwise referred to on this Site and/or any Third Party Site. Never disregard the medical advice of your physician or health professional, or delay in seeking such advice, because of something you read on this Site. We offer this Site AS IS and without any warranties. By using this Site you agree to the following Terms and Conditions. If you think you may have a medical emergency, call your physician or 911 immediately.