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Lumps in the breasts over a long period of time - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi
User :   Hi
Doctor :   how can i help you
User :   I am a 28 year old female and I found I have lumps in both my breasts
User :   There is a family history of breast cancer (my maternal aunts)
User :   I was wondering is it too young for me to have a mammogram?
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   How longhave you been having those lumps
User :   for several years, but I have hard lumps on the upper outer edges of both-they do not alter with my menstrual cycle

Doctor :ok
Doctor :   why dont you have a physical exmination by physician
User :   I had an ultrasound when i was 20. the dr brushed it off and said i was too young-not to worry. But 8 years later, the masses are still there.

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