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One of my breasts is , like a large lump, than the other.I

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One of my breasts is harder, like a large lump, than the other.I am male should I worry
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. Chip replied 1 year ago.

Hi. How long has this been going on and any redness or tenderness?

What did the nurse have to say?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.

Can be very tender at times, no redness.Nurse said if it was painful there was no problem.

Expert:  Dr. Chip replied 1 year ago.

Well Robert since it's tender this is probably mastitis--an infection of your breast tissue.

That said, men can get breast cancer just like women, so you need to have a doctor examine this and get a mammogram to see if it may be mastitis, a cyst, or even cancer even though that's unlikely.

With mastitis, a course of antibiotics usually resolves that

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