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11 Feb 2004

Lump in breast
I am a 27year old female. 4 years ago I found a lump in my left breast (bottom). I went for a mammo, it was found to be harmless. I still have the lump though. It's tender, but roughly about the same size these past 4 years. Should I go back, even though the previous mammo said it to be harmless?
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01 Jan 0001

Elizabeth, if it hasn’t changed in size or consistency, it’s probably safe to assume that it is nothing serious. The problem with a mammogram is that you’re too young for it to be sensitive enough to pick up a small tumour. The best would be to see a surgeon if you want a second opinion. Good luck.
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