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Forum Name: Breast Cancer

Question: Two Red bumps


 starless - Sun Nov 13, 2005 1:32 am

Hello, I have had two very small (one less then 2mm and the other about 1mm) bumps on my right breast for a few months now. They are side by side right outside my areola pointing towards it. They move easily and feel kind of like rubber trapped under my skin. Often they become swollen and hurt (but not always). Could this be cancer? I'm only 19. Thankyou for any help you can provide.
 Dr. Wafaa Abdel-Hadi - Mon Nov 14, 2005 6:08 pm

Dear starless,

I don't think this is cancer...They are too small ... You also said that they ofen become swollen and painful...That is related to cyclic hormonal changes in your period. Don't worry about them, they are benign...just keep an eye on them and have a doctor check them to see if they're subcutaneous or inside the breast tissue....In both scenarios ,this doesn't sound like breast cancer to me.

Best regards,

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