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Pea sized lump in the breast - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Women's Health
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Practicing since : 2005
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Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :  
How can I help you?
User :   I have developed a visible small lump on my breast right next to my nipple I was just curious if this is something I should be concerned about
Doctor :  
Ok I can answer your questions
Doctor :  
Please answer to my few questions which help me to say if it concerned or not
Doctor :  
What is your age?
User :   20
Doctor :   Since when was the lump seen?
User :   about a week ago
Doctor :  
What is its size?
User :   it's about pea size
Doctor :   Is it increasing in size?
User :   no
Doctor :   Do you have pain or redness over the area?
User :   no
Doctor :  
Were you hurt over the breast?
User :   no
Doctor :   What is the consistency of the lump?
User :   what do you mean?
Doctor :   Is it soft or hard or firm?

User :   firm
Doctor :   Is it moving?

User :   no
Doctor :  
Are you married and have children?
User :   no
Doctor :   Ok, from the answers that you have given you should not be worried about the lump

Doctor :   One question before I end

Doctor :  
Do you have nipple discharge?

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