Friday, October 31, 2014
Just Diagnosed with Cancer? Chat with Experts

Friday, June 05, 2009 jademc, Community Member, asks

Q: What does a breast lump feel, and look like?

How am I suppost to tell if my breat has lumps, or it's just normall.

I have never had a comparence to another brest than my own, how are they suppost to fell and look?

Answer This
Answers (1)
PJ Hamel, Health Guide
6/ 6/09 7:02pm

Hi - Please read this illustrated guide to doing a breast self-exam. I think it'll help you understand what your breast should feel like, and how to notice changes. Good luck - PJH

Reply
rosana, Community Member
1/ 6/10 10:38am

hi i hve this thing on my right nipple and i don't know it a lump but it hurt and it getting bigger. my breast is so big and i am breast feeding my baby so i am scary, that my baby will sick or something else,and it hurt so much.

Reply
PJ Hamel, Health Guide
1/ 6/10 11:44am

Sounds like you might have a blocked milk duct or an infection starting. You need to see a doctor about this ASAP, OK? You're right, you don't want your baby getting sick. Good luck, hope you can get it treated soon. PJH

Reply
Answer This

Important:
We hope you find this general health information helpful. Please note however, that this Q&A is meant to support not replace the professional medical advice you receive from your doctor. No information in the Answers above is intended to diagnose or treat any condition. The views expressed in the Answers above belong to the individuals who posted them and do not necessarily reflect the views of Remedy Health Media. Remedy Health Media does not review or edit content posted by our community members, but reserves the right to remove any material it deems inappropriate.

By jademc, Community Member— Last Modified: 11/17/10, First Published: 06/05/09