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I've found oblong lump at very base of breast towards the inside

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I've found oblong lump at very base of breast towards the inside quadrant just above bra line. I'm 50. It's quite deep I think, quite firm and I can only feel it when I more or less squash my breast and apply firm pressure I do a lot of exercise and sweat and wear sports bras so wonder if it's that. I'm obviously scared incase it's cancer but don't know if it's usual to et it there.
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr Basu replied 2 years ago.
Hi there,
This is Dr Basu, Experienced Specialist.
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At your age, breast cancer risk is there although still considered low without any family history.
The oblong shaped lump can be formed from dense breast tissue compression from the bra during exercises.
This is common and benign.
However, you do need a mammogram and ultrasound to confirm its harmlessness.
Does not need any intervention in case of normal results.
Please discuss with your GP.
Best wishes,
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Customer: replied 2 years ago.
Thank you. However I am wondering if this is a normal site for cancer as I'd thought it wasn't.
Expert:  Dr Basu replied 2 years ago.
Cancerous lump can be found there as well ---but the risk is very low like 1% or lower.
Best wishes