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Forum Name: Breast Cancer
Question: Painful lump on back and lump in breast
|meshie - Thu Feb 02, 2006 10:23 pm||
I am a 31 y/o female. I found a lump in my lt. lower breast. I developed pain just behind my armpit, which is extreme and severe. I now feel a lump in that area. I am scheduled for an ultrasound, but would like some input on this. I am not on any current medications. I have no past diagnoses. I have a FH of hypo/hyperthyroidism.
|Dr. Tamer Fouad - Sat May 13, 2006 1:56 pm||
I hope your appointment went well. The presence of a lump in the breast accompanied by an axillary mass is always a concerning picture. It could be due to an infection or inflammation in the breast tissue with an enlargement of the draining lymph nodes but cancer must always be ruled out.
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