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11/12/2017I asked this but wanted to add the u/s report from October
So Iíve had a cyst in my armpit for nearly a year and a half. It was diagnosed as a cyst from lactatiknql 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
This was the ultrasound report
Benign findings right axilla, consistent with normal variant axillary breast tissue involved by fibrocystic change,
Ultrasound directed to the area previously seen in the right axilla
demonstrates an oval circumscribed mass which now overall measures 23
x 5 x 12 mm, with the inferior portion nearly entirely a simple cyst
which measures about 13 mm in largest diameter. There are additional
smaller cystic spaces within this mass. Previously the overall mass
measured 28 x 5 x 12 mm on 11/03/2016 (to my remeasurements) and 28 x
9 x 16 mm on 10/19/2016 when it appeared more complex. The
surrounding tissue appears unremarkable
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11/13/2017so the hard finding needs to be imaged to determine what it is.

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