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Palpable duct?

I recently underwent a modified mastectomy of the left breast and am undergoing chemotherapy.  My lump was 2.5 cm and I could definitely feel it. My question has to do with what I am nowfeeling on my right breast.  I don't feel a lump but seem to be able to trace a duct or tube in roughly the same spot as was on my left breast. Seems to go from the upper outer quadrant to above the nipple.  Should I be able to feel anything like this? Or, does that fact that I can feel it indicate there is something hard inside it? It does not seem to be a lump like what I had on the left.
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Dear maryb:  This could be a fibrocystic change as they commonly feel ropey.  However, given your history, it would be prudent to have this examined by a physician.
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