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I think I can feel a lump under breast. But I can't see it.

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I think I can feel a lump under breast. But I can't see it. I don't know if it's a hard lump or my bone. I suffer from health anxiety so I am really scared
JA: How long have you been dealing with this? Is there anything in particular that seems to make the symptoms better or worse?
Customer: Yes feeling it and pressing it constantly has irritated the skin from the out side
JA: Is there anything else the Doctor should know before I connect you? Rest assured that they'll be able to help you.
Customer: No
Submitted: 11 days ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr Baker replied 11 days ago.

Thank you for contacting Just Answer

Expert:  Dr Baker replied 11 days ago.

I am sorry to hear. What is your age? When did you notice this lump?

Customer: replied 11 days ago.
I am 20 and female. Tbh I noticed it when I was pressing on a pimple which went. But now my dilema is I don't know if its part of my bone or of its a lump
Customer: replied 11 days ago.
The lump in it self is not on the actual breast
Customer: replied 11 days ago.
It's not on the breast tissue
Expert:  Dr Baker replied 11 days ago.

Okay thanks. In general, any lump that persists beyond your next period should be scanned. But underling bones will feel lumpy.

You could go sooner to ask your doctor, or wait until your next period

Expert:  Dr Baker replied 11 days ago.

Oh I see, therefore this is unlikely to be anything to worry about.

Customer: replied 11 days ago.
I sugger fron health anxiety do I don't know if I lump of a bone
Customer: replied 11 days ago.
I don't know whether it is just a hard lump or bone
Expert:  Dr Baker replied 11 days ago.

I understand. Book in with your GP and ask them to check for you, but I suspect this is fine.

Customer: replied 11 days ago.
They won't get frustrated with me will they ? Im just really worried in hoping it's not a lump
Expert:  Dr Baker replied 11 days ago.

I really don't think so, so please do not worry about contacting them, that is what your doctor is for.

Customer: replied 11 days ago.
Thank-you so much
Expert:  Dr Baker replied 11 days ago.

That is my pleasure.