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Breast Abnormalities and Other Symptoms
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11/12/2017So Iíve had a cyst in my armpit for nearly a year and a half. It started when I was about 6 months pregnant, my daughter is now 1. It was diagnosed as a cyst from lactational changes. I stopped nursing in June of this year. I had an ultrasound of the area a month ago along with a mammogram and the ultrasound showed that it was smaller than the previous ultrasound 8 months prior. My question is that i can tell thr cyst is smaller but now, i can also feel a tiny (maybe a little bigger than the tip of a pencil) lump of i press really add in that area. I canít tell if itís in, under or beside the cyst. I do have accessory breastbrissue in my armpit and if i pull the skin tight, you can see the tiny bump. It feels pretty hard and round. Any advice
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11/13/2017you would need to see your gyn the for a clinical breast exam. don't press hard!! and it is good news that the cyst got smaller, confirming it is merely a benign cyst.

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