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I Had a Breast Cancer Scare

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    Earlier this year I felt a lump in my right breast and one mammogram and a breast ultrasound later I was advised to have it removed.  It has been two weeks since my lumpectomy and a "clean" pathology report.  The lump was a fibrocystic adenoma and there was...
    neopet neopet 41-45, F 2 Responses Apr 9, 2007

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    Well I have this lump right above my areola.

    It's about quarter sized the doctor said it's "tissue" but this just formed. I don't have health insurance and can't afford a mammogram... Also when I squeeze both breasts, a whiteish yellow substance comes out. My mom said it's colostrum and the doctor said that's normal. I...
    LetsGetDogWeird LetsGetDogWeird 22-25, F Feb 19, 2014

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    Two Scares In One Year...

    In early March 2013, I was having some clear discharge from my left breast. when examined, three small lumps were found. With my family history of breast cancer, it was recommended that I have them removed. They were removed and were found to be benign. Well, that was a relief...
    ggfromva ggfromva 31-35, F Oct 31, 2013

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    For about a year, my breast has hurt in one

    particular spot, even when it isn't touched. I had an acquaintance who is a nurse feel it, and she says she feels something there. Not a lump per se, but possibly a calcification or knot in the muscle. I'm uninsured, so I can't go to a doctor. I don't particularly care if it's...
    imreel imreel 36-40, F Dec 7, 2015

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    Recently I had a breast cancer scare.

    I was playing with my husband and he poked me in my breast, it hurt big time. I felt the lump and had him feel it too. He advised me to call my doctor the next morning. My husband would be going underway so i would be going alone. I went in for my breast exam she felt the lump...
    msvirgo02 msvirgo02 31-35, F Feb 22, 2015

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    May Help?

    thankfully those of us here only went through a 'cancer scare' rather than the 'real deal.'  it IS scary but the relief does come with a 'scare.'  'relief' of any sort is not common for those who DO indeed have cancer... each day when you open your browser...
    AbbyNormal AbbyNormal 31-35, F 1 Response Jun 27, 2007

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