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Suggest treatment for tumors and cysts in both the breasts

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Posted on Mon, 27 Mar 2017 in Lump
Question: Twenty years ago, I was diagnosed with benign tumors and cyst in both breast, one of the cyst or tumors has become extremely inflamed, tender and burns. There also appears to be a bruise. Can cyst rupture?
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Answered by Dr. Grzegorz Stanko 43 minutes later
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Ultrasound and biopsy has to be done.

Detailed Answer:
Hello!

Thank you for the query.

Cyst can rather become infected and turn into an abscess. It is also possible to have a cancer which may look like an inflammation (inflammatory breast cancer). That is why, should visit your doctor as soon as possible. Ultrasound and biopsy should be done.

Hope this helps.
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