Lump in breast

On this page you can find conditions that could be the cause of these symptoms although it is not a complete list of possible conditions.

Please note that if you have these symptoms, they may be unrelated to any of these conditions listed. If you are concerned about your symptoms then you should see a doctor.

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Conditions

Breast Cancer

Breast cancer is the most common type of cancer in the UK.


Symptoms of this condition may include:

  • Lump in breast
  • Nipple discharge
  • Rash on or around nipple
  • Continuous, unexplained weight loss
  • Nipple inversion

More information on Breast Cancer is available here.

If you are worried about this condition you can try our free AI Symptom Checker here.

Breast abscess

A breast abscess is a painful collection of pus that forms in the breast.


Symptoms of this condition may include:

  • Lump in breast
  • Breast pain
  • Redness of the breast
  • High temperature
  • Nipple discharge

More information on Breast abscess is available here.

If you are worried about this condition you can try our free AI Symptom Checker here.

Infection of the breast

Mastitis is a condition that causes a woman's breast tissue to become painful and inflamed.


Symptoms of this condition may include:

  • Lump in breast
  • Breast pain
  • Redness of the breast
  • Nipple discharge
  • Aching muscles all over body

More information on Infection of the breast is available here.

If you are worried about this condition you can try our free AI Symptom Checker here.

Male breast cancer

Breast cancer is often thought of as a condition that only affects women, but men can also develop it.


Symptoms of this condition may include:

  • Lump in breast
  • Enlargement of male breasts
  • Nipple discharge
  • Nipple inversion
  • Change in shape of breast

More information on Male breast cancer is available here.

If you are worried about this condition you can try our free AI Symptom Checker here.