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How can a lump below the nipple causing pain before menstruation be treated?

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Dr. Monish De

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Posted on Mon, 19 Nov 2018 in Cancer
Question: Hi I found a lump in my breast below nipple which seemed to appear overnight and hurts now especially before my period
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Answered by Dr. Monish De 8 minutes later
Brief Answer:
Bilateral mammography test.

Detailed Answer:

Hi,

Thanks for your query.

Since you are having a lump in your breast below the nipple and is hurting before your periods I would advise you to do bilateral mammography test.

If any space occupying lesion is found in the test then biopsy has to be done to rule out malignancy.

If you have any more queries I will be glad to help.

Regards.
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Follow up: Dr. Monish De 19 minutes later
Yes I am going to the doctor tomorrow . But I can’t find any peace of mind :( I also forgot to mention that I did 1 ivf cycle in October . Can ivf hormones cause breast cancer ?
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Answered by Dr. Monish De 7 minutes later
Brief Answer:
IVF hormones do not cause breast cancer.

Detailed Answer:

Hi,

Welcome back...

IVF hormones do not cause breast cancer.

In fact, if you do seven or more cycles of IVF then the risk of development of breast cancer in later life reduces by 50%.

Stay healthy.

Regards,
Dr. Monish De, Oncologist
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