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What is the lump in my breast that hurts?

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Dr. Manjunath Metri

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Posted on Tue, 5 Jun 2018 in Lump
Question: I have severe pain in my right breast. There is a red, deep purple lump right under my nipple. What could this be
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Answered by Dr. Manjunath Metri 12 minutes later
Brief Answer:
Likely, Breast Abscess..

Detailed Answer:
Hi and welcome to HealthcareMagic..
I thank you for posting your query here and I am definitely going to help you out..

I read your question completely and have understood it well enough..

Please note..

1. The symptoms that you are explaining goes in favor of Breast Abscess.

2. Severe pain plus signs of inflammation definitely points towards such pathological process.

3. Please, get an Breast Usg, this can tell what exactly lies inside.

4. Also, if it's breast abscess as I feel, better to get it surgically drained as soon as possible.

Hope this helps you..
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