Inflammation: a woman’s breasts may become inflamed after a serious injury or bruising, or infection with a bacterium. More often happens that a milk gland in one of the two breasts inflamed when a woman breastfeeding (mastitis puerperalis). The intense inflammation can be painful with high fever, pain and abscess formation.
Cysts: These are fluid-filled cavities in the chest, which can be painful and can feel like a lump.
Fibroadenoma: these are benign lumps in the breast, which can be painful.
Fibrocystic breast changes is an exception where the coarser structure of the breast, sometimes with pain.
NB. If you feel a lump, it is necessary to go to the doctor to go to a malignant disease should be excluded. The prospects are better as a tumor is detected earlier. Time loss worsens the odds.
In the Western world, approximately one in nine women during her lifetime breast cancer (medical term: breast cancer) develop.
A special form of breast cancer was initially confined to the breast skin, this is Paget’s disease of the nipple called. In eczema of the nipple eczema not responding to treatment, especially if it is unilateral, this must be considered.