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1. Breast lumps
2. Breast pain
3. Nipple discharge (fluid from the nipple)
4. Other common breast conditions
5. Less common conditions
It’s important to get breast lumps checked by your doctor.
Even though most breast lumps are not cancer, a change to the way your breast feels or looks could be a sign of breast cancer.
Your GP will examine your breasts.
They may refer you to a breast clinic to investigate what’s causing the lump.
Common causes of breast lumps include:
Less common causes of breast lumps include:
Breast pain is very common in women of all ages.
Find out what causes breast pain and how to manage it.
Most nipple discharge is not caused by cancer.
However, report any new or unusual discharge to your GP.
Nipple discharge may be due to changing hormone levels.
Or it could be caused by a condition such as:
Other common benign breast conditions include:
Less common benign breast conditions include: