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Sunday, September 21, 2008 SKCHELSEA, Community Member, asks

Q: i have a lump on my breast that is full of puss and blood, would this also be an infecion

I have a large lump that was very painful, I touched it and tha caused it to pop/leak a thick dark green fluid then thick blood, it now has a large red patch surrounding the previous lump and is tender to touch any of the breast.

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PJ Hamel, Health Guide
9/21/08 6:47am

Hi - You need to go to the doctor to have this attended to. It sounds very much like an infection. Please don't delay -call and tell them your symptoms, and I'm sure they'll see you very quickly. Good luck - PJH

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Jan, Community Member
9/23/08 1:07pm

See a Doctor immediately.  Doesn't sound like cancer.  More like an infection of perhaps a milk duct. - Good luck.  Jan

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By SKCHELSEA, Community Member— Last Modified: 12/26/10, First Published: 09/21/08