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Wednesday, January 19, 2011 allana gray, Community Member, asks

Q: I have a lump on the outside of my breast that is white in colour and very hard.Its quiet large but not sore.

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PJ Hamel, Health Guide
1/19/11 5:21am

Alina, this sounds like a skin issue of some sort. External lumps on the breast aren't a typical breast cancer symptom. However, if this has appeared suddenly - i.e., you haven't had it for years - it qualifies as a breast change, and you should see a doctor about it, OK? Only a doctor can verify what it is, and treat it, if necessary. Good luck - PJH

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By allana gray, Community Member— Last Modified: 01/19/11, First Published: 01/19/11