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Abnormal pap, cyst present, advised to quit smoking. Lump found on breast. Is it a cyst?

Hi I am 26 and a mother of three. When I was 17 I had an abnormal pap and and they did a cryiocotery. Ever since every pap everyone reminds me to quit smoking and they still see cysts but nothing to worry about. 5 years ago I got under the muscle implants and my breast seemed fine except a little rippling but last night I found a pea sized hard lump on my left breast. Could it just be another cyst or should I call the dr in the morning?
Asked On : Sun, 13 Jan 2013
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Hi, Thanks for using HCM.

As you have abnormal PAP smear report in the past, better to have a regular monitoring done once in every 6 months.
Lump in breast needs to be examined and evaluated. consult a surgeon for further management.
Get examined your arm pit for any swellings and other breast.
FNAC of lump to know type of lump.
it can be a benign swelling like fibroadenoma or inflammatory swelling or could be malignant.
Hope I answered your question.
Feel free to ask me if you have any further queries.
Wish you good health. Take care.

Dr. Vidya
Answered: Wed, 24 Jul 2013
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