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Just found small lump in breast :( Any positive stories please...?
I had a breast lump when DD3 was about 7 months and fully breastfed. It was towards my armpit, the size of a large pea and tender when fiddled with - once I had found it I made it more tender by constantly fiddling with it!
I was fast-tracked to Breast Clinic and when they scanned it they said it was a galactocoele, or milk cyst and not unusual in women that are breastfeeding. It went away on it's own.
Always worth getting any lump checked out though so do see your GP on Monday.
The only lump I've ever had was pretty obviously an abcess type thing - hurt like mad and was the size of a golf ball so not exactly like yours. What I would say though is that the vast majority of lumps are benign. Breasts are lumpy, it's how they come and the important thing is to get anything new checked just in case - which you are doing.
I had a lump that was a fibroadenoma. Again it was totally harmless. They did ultrasound and biopsy to be certain. I had it taken out in the end just because it grew and bothered me. You are doing the right thing to get it looked at and you'll be surprised the amount of harmless lumps that there are. I'd never heard of a fibroad until I had it. All the best x
I bet it is a blocked duct. Try this: get a comb - one of the thin ones - and run it down your breast over the lumpquite firmly for a few minutes. It should push the milk out. I had a large firm area in my boob while bfing and this worked for me
Could be a "breast mouse" - they are benign. Sound quite cute really. Not sure whether you have to get them removed or not, but they are not health-threatening. Most lumps are nothing, try not to worry until you know more.
Hi, I didn't have time to call the GP today (have been out all day and just forgot!) but as the lump seems to get bigger and smaller over the day, I'm sure it's almost certainly a milk duct. Will call in the morning though!