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|4/20/2012||I am 31 yr female, lately my right breast feels like it swells up and if it gets bumped it hurts kinda bad, when I feel around,I feel some kind of lump and kinda seems like I can move the lump around,and sometimes it like this and sometimes its normal. Any suggestions|
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|4/21/2012||Thanks for turning to the Johns Hopkins Breast Center! Anytime a woman palpates (feels) a lump or bump in the breast, it needs to be evaluated!Does not mean cancer, but does meean something is going on and so please get it checkedYou need a clinical breast exam and breast imaging. Make an appointment very soon with your GYN, PCP or breast surgeon. Best wishes!|
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