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06 Feb 2006

Breast Pain
A few months ago I experienced trauma to my right breast. I found a a very painful lump which I referred to my doctor. A biopsy was carried out and I was told the results were normal. The lump is still there and very painful. I do worry as my Grandmother died from breast cancer which is a worry for me. The problem is that I have sharp, burning pains in my right breast and sometimes in my left one too. The right one is especially sensitive and I cannot even jog without finding it painful. These pains occur during the month even after my period and ovulation. At this moment I have a dull ache, and a sharp pain every now and then. I don't know what to do. I can't keep taking pain medication. Do I just trust my doctor and ignore this?
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cyberdoc

01 Jan 0001

Dear angel,
Breast cancer normally is not painful. You can maybe just go for a breast sonar yearly and let them follow these up. If it stays the same size it probably is only fibro adenoma which tends to hurt during certain cycles of your hormones. You can have it removed if it really worries you - a surgeon will be able to help.
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