I am pregnant and found a lump in my breast: Has this happened to anyone else?

Hi, can I ask a question anonymously? I’m 24 and nearly five months and noticed a lumpy area in one my breasts been there for a few months (I have breastfed not sure it’s related) (no family history if BC) the doctor thought it was nothing to worry about but still referred me for a mammogram, which I thought if she thinks it’s nothing to worry about why would she send me for one. Has this happened to anyone else and being pregnant??


It’s better to be safe than sorry! I’m glad your dr is on top
Of it. Good luck mama


Could be a milk lump I had it before


They do that as precautionary, sometimes either milk ducts or lymph nodes swell. I had one under my arm and they sent me for an ultrasound, it was just a swollen lymph node. Best to go and have it check than worry throughout your pregnancy.

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Sounds like swollen or clogged milk ducts to me.

There probably nothing to worry about. I think the doctor is sending you for a mammogram for your peace of mind.

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Better to be safe than sorry. It’s probably nothing but an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure

I had a few throughout my pregnancy/breast feeding journey. My doctor told me it was more than likely a milk duct, but better safe than sorry!

Shes just covering her butt, better safe then sorry with these things, not worth leaving it on the tiny chance it is something more serious.

Better safe than sorry. I had/have one at 6.5 mo pregnant, and was reassured that it’s just a cyst, which I guess are very common when the hormones start going. I definitely would have gone for the mammogram if they’d recommended it, though.

Research modern methods of mammography. No one should be getting the old fashion method!!

I’d request a Ultrasound be done over the Mammogram.

Some women have more fatty tissue that feels like lumps. You need to get it checked to ensure it’s nothing serious.

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Go see your doctor ASAP!!!

They do the mammogram just to make sure it’s nothing to worry about. It’s probably just milk ducts being swollen or clogged.

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I have big boobs had them throughout my pregnancy was checked and it was only dense tissue it’s better to be safe then sorry doctors can usually feel the difference between dense tissue and a cancerous lump but they always send you to get checked as a precaution don’t let it stress you I know it’s easier said then done but you’re in good hands I’d be worried if they didn’t send you to have further tests to check

It’s good that she sent you even if she thought it was nothing because she could be wrong. Better safe than sorry as someone said before.

Although The dr might of felt it is nothing to worry about, it’s best that you have the mammogram done to absolutely confirm there is nothing there. It’s better to be safe than sorry.

Because even though the doctor “thinks” you’re ok, she needs to protect herself & make sure. She can guess,but can’t see inside you!

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I had swollen milk ducts before, its probably that.