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Painful lump on the periphery of the left breast - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   How can I help you?
User :   Hi
User :   I have a breast lump. It appeared few days back
User :   it pains a bit
User :   it is on outer periphery of the breast, left one.
User :   around 2 inches from the armpit
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Is it moving
User :   should i be worried?
User :   A little.
Doctor :   and can you define the size of it
User :   More like a swelling a little inside the skin
Doctor :   What is the size approx
Doctor :   What is your age?
User :   2 centimeters diameter
User :   26
Doctor :   Does any of your family has the same problem
User :   age 26 years
User :   no, never
Doctor :   Do you have pain
User :   no one in the family
Doctor :   When did you first notice it
User :   a little pain yes
Doctor :   and did it increase in size
User :   3 days back
User :   no it has not increased in size
Doctor :   how are your menstural periods
User :   normal
Doctor :   when did they come this month
User :   last to last period was delayed by 2 days
User :   other than that perfectly ok
Doctor :   Ok after listening to your history
Doctor :   I feel that the lump is not worrisome in your breast
Doctor :   but as a rule and matter of fact any lump should be definitely diagnosed rigoursly
Doctor :   in the woman
Doctor :   particularly in the breast

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