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Painful lump between right breast and armpit

Hi I have a lump between my right breast and armpit I tried draining it myself and was able to drain a little bit the lump is very painful and since I tried draining it and Liquid did come out I was wondering if i should seek medical attention or just wait to see if it goes away by itself and is there any complication from me draining it myself and if maybe you can tell me what it can be it is probably The size of a pingpong ball and like I said very painful.
Asked On : Sun, 15 Apr 2012
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your problem seems to be a breast abscess, which means an infection which can be easily treated with a course of antibiotics. however in order to be absolutely sur, i would advice you to visit a physician in person, to rule out other possibilities and for a course of antibiotics if it is confirmed to be an abscess. some times it may b necessary to drain an abscess by making a small cut on the skin by the surgeon.
hope you get well soon
Answered: Sun, 15 Apr 2012
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