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Cyst? on breast

(12 Posts)
CopperBoomCopperBoom Sun 05-Mar-17 22:36:12

Just wondered if this sounds normal for a cyst or fibroadenoma? Lump appeared around 6 months ago, grew really big within days, lots of pain, could barely stand to wear a bra, then burst and lots of (sorry tmi) cream-coloured thick fluid (wouldn't really call it fluid) came out.

Months later the lump is still there but barely a lump, every now and then more cream-coloured gunk comes out. Now have another lump under my armpit but not as close to the surface. Both feel attached, don;t move around. Will they eventually disappear?
Never been pregnant, never breastfed so it;s not anything to do with that. Thanks

crankyhousewife Mon 06-Mar-17 08:48:51

I think you need to get the second lump looked at just to rule out a thing sinister.

CopperBoomCopperBoom Sun 19-Mar-17 00:46:29

More tmi I'm sure..
Lump still there, growing but not painful.
Areola has changed shape. Nipple looks darker, like some parts look almost black, I'm not sure, it's hard to remember if it was always that way, pretty sure I would have noticed.
Breast feels tight, is that a thing? But doesn't really look bigger than the other, it's hard to tell, they're big anyway.

I'm not going to drs until I have cause for actual concern, I've already given up on them at the moment and come off my antidepressants purely because the stress of getting them and trying to talk to a dr was making me feel worse.

Very much doubt it's anything sinister, but wtf is it?

CopperBoomCopperBoom Sun 19-Mar-17 00:52:51

Oh and there's a vein going directly to the lump under the arm, v prominent and checked different times today so not affected by temperature etc. I'm sure I would have noticed it before, the amount of times I've looked at this lump in the mirror. It's weird.

PotteringAlong Sun 19-Mar-17 01:11:39

I'm not going to drs until I have cause for actual concern,

You do have actual cause for concern here. Please make an appointment on Monday flowers

crankyhousewife Sun 19-Mar-17 08:22:30

Please go and get it looked at. No-one here can diagnose you or tell whether it's harmless or not but a doctor can refer you to rule out anything nasty.

I understand you not wanting to go to the Drs but when on this occasion I think you'd be unwise not to go.

PatMullins Sun 19-Mar-17 08:23:50

Nipple change?

Definitely go to the doctor, please please go

MrsPeelyWaly Sun 19-Mar-17 08:28:10

Please go to the Dr. My close friends breast cancer was hidden under a cyst and only detected after shed been lulled into of false sense of well being prior to further tests being carried out. I can recall her saying so they think its not sinister that its clearly a cyst but I'm now going for an ultrasound - an hour later it was a whole different story.

girlandboy Sun 19-Mar-17 08:35:08

It doesn't sound normal for a fibroadenoma. They are solid fatty lumps (no gunk). The doctors struggled to even get a sample out of mine for testing because there was nothing liquidy to get out.

Get yourself down to your GP tomorrow because it IS a cause for concern.

TheoriginalLEM Sun 19-Mar-17 08:40:22

it sounds like an abscess and the lump in your armpit a lymph node. This is very much cause for concern and if left untreated could lead to sepsis.

I understand about anxiety re the dr but sometimes you just have to go.

CPtart Sun 19-Mar-17 08:42:20

Non painful lump and nipple changes? BIg red flags. Do not leave it any longer. GP tomorrow.

DubiousCredentials Sun 19-Mar-17 16:50:36

You really need to see your gp flowers

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