Types of breast lumps
There are three types of breast lumps:
Pseudolumps: Pseudolumps can be defined as a benign scar tissue with hardened silicone and necrotic fat. Pseudolumps is going to feel quite hard and there is a strong possibility that there is going to be no modification in size and shape during a menstrual cycle. You can find pseudolumps deeper inside the breast. For the treatment of pseudolumps, ultrasound is an absolute necessity. If it does not appear in ultrasound, you have an option of needle biopsy.
Cysts: Talking about cysts, it is a harmless fluid, filled sac of tissue. The most important thing to note about this breast lump type is that it can develop right within the breast tissue. Cysts will feel squishy. If you kept on pressing the cyst, it will give a feel of water balloon. During your menstrual cycle, this breast lump type can move around with some modifications in size. Similar to pseudolumps, you can find breast cysts deeper inside the breast. Your health care provider can assist you in evaluating whether a lump is harmful or not. This type of breast lump appears in women who have attained the age of 40.
Fibroadenomas: This type of breast lump is all about harmless group of cells that support other cells type in your breast. Fibroadenomas is made up of glandular and fibrous tissues. Fibroadenomas will give you an impression of a round breast lump and during a breast self-examination, it can be moved around. You can find fibroadenomas near the breast surface. You can get rid of fibroadenoma with the help of a laser ablation. Fibroadenomas normally makes its presence felt in younger women. It can also occur at the time of pregnancy.