There are many causes for lumps in the breast. These range from normal changes in your body to abnormal breast disease. Breast lumps are either
See also: Breast lumps and cancer
Some lumps are age-dependent. Newborn boys and girls both have lumps of enlarged breast tissue beneath the nipple, which have been stimulated by the mother's hormones. These disappear within a few months of birth.
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