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Small child, soft, movable lump near nipple, yellow green bruising. Cause of worry?

My 2 year old has a soft, movable lump to the left of left nipple . It was covered by a bruise , but the bruise is healing (yellow green color) and the lump is still there. We can t remember him ever getting hurt in that area. Would a healing bruise result in this lump or did the mass cause the bruising? Anything to worry about?
Asked On : Tue, 18 Dec 2012
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Thank you for your query.

The description that you provide suggests some blunt injury to the area which has give rise to the lump and the overlying bruise. I suggest you can wait for a day or two during which time the lump should reduce in size. However, if it persists then it will be advisable to consult a doctor. In the interim, you can apply warm fomentation over the lump.

I hope I have responded to your query to your satisfaction.

Wishing your son an early recovery.


Answered: Wed, 19 Dec 2012
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