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Sore spot in breast, no lumps. Family history of breast cancer. History of hysterectomy. Possibilities?

Hi, I am 59 y/o w/f. For over a month, I have been having a sore spot in my right breast. it is on the side, sort of above my rib cage. I do not feel any lumps.' There is not any hx of breast cancer on my maternal side, but there is on my paternal side. I had a mammogram Oct 2010 and it was good. I had a complete hysterectomy in 2005. What possibilities are there for this?
Asked On : Mon, 14 Oct 2013
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Hi,
The cancer lesion is not painful unless has secondary infection.The spot you refer is painful ,so lesser chance of cancer.
It can result due to weakness of ribs ( Calcium defficiensy, Vit. D defficiensy)
The paternal family history has same significance . So It's better to be alert & careful. Get regular check ups by a specialist.& also mammography as advised.( once a year)
Self assessment by palpation of breast every 15 days is important.
The indication for complete hysterectomy needs consideration.
Thanks.
Answered: Mon, 14 Oct 2013
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