• dyna dyna
    May 10, 2009
    breast & armpit pain
    dyna dyna
    May 10, 2009

    hi,

    when i started my periods at the age 13,i had lumps in my armpit.when checked with the docter,she said nothing to worry about,its just hormonal change.then the lump vanished.

    now i am 26yrs,and since 2years i get lump & pain during my periods, & after the periods are over its completely gone.but since a month,the pain didnt go & now i feel that pain is very bad.i have few lumps on my both breasts.now i realised from 2days,i have pain in my armpit too.i am really rreally nervous & worried.

    i am vegetarian by birth.i never took coffee & tea,no alcohol & ciggretts ever in my life.i am married since 1.5years,and he has been my sex partner only.my mother's elder sister died because cancer(but not breast cancer ) and my father's sister removed her breast(because of the breast cancer).

    i am not pregnant too,did check up .please help me.i am not able to concentrate on anything & internally i am very much worried(i told my parents & hubby not to worry though).

    regards,

    dyna

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  • Phyllis Johnson
    Health Guide
    May 10, 2009
    Phyllis Johnson
    Health Guide
    May 10, 2009

    Dyna, the lumps that come and go with your period are nothing to worry about.  You will want to have a doctor check out any lumps that have lasted more than a month.  Since you have several in both breasts, these are unlikely to be breast cancer, but only a doctor can tell you for sure.  Please don't worry though; even when the doctor needs to biopsy a lump, the vast majority of lumps biopsied are not cancer.  It's good that you are living such a healthy life style and that you are paying attention to changes in your breasts.


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