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Topic: What does your cyst feel like?

Forum: Benign Breast Conditions —

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Posted on: May 18, 2018 08:24PM

Mommyof1 wrote:

do they always have to be round like a marble or oval like a grape? Or can they also be somewhat flat.

I have something in my breast that is somewhat flat with round edges, it moves freely, but reminds me of a blister.

Like if I burned myself on grease, I'll get a bubble blister on my skin, you can feel the too and sides, but can't the bottom because it's your skin.

Any advice?

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May 24, 2018 06:39PM panthrah wrote:

One felt like a peanut M&M and another felt like a Mike N Ike... smooth and round.. movable.. both b9. Dr said to "think of it like a zit.. additional tissue that Ill pop right outta there"

Dx 7/14/2014, LCIS, Both breasts, 4cm, 0/0 nodes Surgery 9/2/2014 Lumpectomy: Left Surgery 5/1/2015 Lumpectomy: Right Surgery 8/14/2017 Lumpectomy: Right
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Jun 12, 2018 07:14PM Kkeden wrote:

I have been dealing with the same thug and have also described it as feeling like a blister. Did you find anything out on this?

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Jun 12, 2018 08:01PM Mommyof1 wrote:

hey! No unfortunately I never got answers, I'm still dealing with it. I have seen my gyno twice, breast surgeon twice, had a mammogram and an ultrasound. Everyone says it's normal tissue.

I believe I have fibrocystic condition without the cysts. The ultrasound didnt reveal anything at all besides dense, lumpy tissue. When I asked my gyno what it was, she said our breasts are comprised as lobes and sometimes they are more pronounced.

From my research, the best I can figure is its hyperplasia of my lobes. I have a couple areas in both breasts like that but just one area that's larger. No one would ever do a biopsy because they said theres nothing to biopsy. I'm just trying to live with it and pray they are right.

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