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Lump or mass of breast

Also known as Breast bump, Breast knot, Breast nodule, Breast cyst, Breast Mass, and Breast Lump

A breast cyst is a fluid-filled sac within the breast. One breast can have one or more breast cysts. They're often described as round or oval lumps with distinct edges. In texture, a breast cyst usually feels like a soft grape or a water-filled balloon, but sometimes a breast cyst feels firm.

Source: Wikipedia

What causes it?

The most common causes of lump or mass of breast are fibroadenoma, fibrocystic breast disease, and breast cancer. Other possible causes, such as sebaceous cyst, are more rare.


What might my doctor prescribe?

Common Tests and Procedures

Patients with lump or mass of breast often receive examination of breast, radiographic imaging procedure, mammography, ultrasonography, biopsy, complete physical skin exam performed (ml), excision and breast biopsy and other diagnostic procedures on breast .

Common Medications

The most commonly prescribed drugs for patients with lump or mass of breast include acetaminophen / pentazocine, flavoxate (urispas), estazolam, methazolamide (mzm), arnica topical, cabergoline, ibuprofen / pseudoephedrine, acarbose, abatacept (orencia), ketoconazole topical, belladonna extract, usp (butibel), naratriptan (amerge) and ethinyl estradiol / ethynodiol .

Who is at risk?

Groups of people at highest risk for lump or mass of breast include age 30-44 years sex == female.

Age

< 1 years
0.3x
1-4 years
0.1x
5-14 years
0.4x
15-29 years
0.9x
30-44 years
1.6x
45-59 years
1.4x
60-74 years
0.9x
75+ years
0.5x

Sex

Male
0.1x
Female
1.7x

Race/Ethnicity

Black
1.0x
Hispanic
1.1x
White
1.0x
Other
1.1x
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