I Had a Breast Cancer Scare

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 11 People

    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
    36-40, F
    Oct 31, 2013

    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

    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

    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

    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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