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lump in breast

Im 19 yrs old and for the past 3 yrs I have been noticing a limp in my left breast on the upper/lower outer edge nearest to my armpit. It hasnt bothered me pain wise before, untill now, since last night when I noticed it was feeling a bit bigger and seeming to catch my attention alittle more, the pain is more like a inner burning or pressure and it has lasted for about 10 hours now. Never thought anything of it before and now I am started to worry. Is there anything I can do at home? I have a doctors appointment tomorrow and just wanted some ideas or helpful hints of what it might be and what I can do about it..? PLEASE.! thank you.
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SBaker420 here.. my mistake.. LUMP not LIMP...
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Hi there,
From what you describe,and this is just a guess,this lump could be a cyst or fibroadenoma.Both benign findings and both could be causing pain. I am glad that you are seeing your doctor tomorrow.This visit is long overdue,and,if I may add, you should not have ignored this lump in your breast for as long as you have.There is something that you can do to lessen the pain...try to limit your caffeine intake as much as possible (chocolate coffee cola).Your doctor will examine your breasts tomorrow and maybe order an Ultrasound for a better understanding of what this lump might be.Best wishes and God Bless.
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I went to see the Doctor only I felt uncomfortable with a male, so i asked him guestion on the difference between the two and he said that the cyst isnt a very uncommon thing in women my age, but for the fibroadenoma I have a less likely chance of having that. Going to see a female doctor today for a proper check up.
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