Breast cancer
posted by thinlizzy1979
21 February 2020

Biopsy results

Last reply: 25 days ago

So I bumped my breast on the top of a hard chair about 6 weeks ago, it def hurt at the time but I soon forgot about it. About a week later I got a really sharp pain at the site and when I put my hand to it I could feel a swelling, on further investigation I could feel a sort of long ropey lump. Went to gp and she advised wait til after period to see if it went away. Didn’t go away so I was referred to Breast clinic although gp said it was prob nothing and didn’t refer me as urgent, I didn’t want to wait so I decided to pay privately and was seen within a week. Anyway, consultant examined me, said that i had similar lumpiness in other breast just not as prominent, but would send me for mammogram and ultrasound. I have very dense breast’s so when she did ultrasound she said that although the lump looked cystic it wasn’t clear so she wanted to do a biopsy, she also mentioned haematoma? Well I was not expecting this and got very upset, when I went back in to the consultant there was a cancer nurse there and he said that I would have to wait for the results to be sure, but he did clearly say that it might still be all clear and that she had scanned my lymph nodes and they were clear which is a good sign? Sorry for the long post, just wondering if anyone has been through the same or if this sounds good or bad.

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commented by Cancer Nurse
02 March 2020

25 days ago

Dear thinlizzy1979

 

Thank you for posting.  It can be very stressful waiting for test results however please bear in mind that 9 out of 10 lumps investigated are not cancer,   If you would like to speak with a cancer nurse for any support or advice please call the Nurseline on 1800200700.

 

Kind Regards

 

Cancer Nurse

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