So I hope you will accept a bit of reaching out from one woman to another just to say you don't sound at all hypochondriacal and I am sorry you are feeling so unwell. Wishing you the very best, Renata, Cancer Chat Moderator. Breast abscesses are swollen, red lumps that may feel warm or hot.
Do you have a cancer chat password? A simple fibroadenoma is about the size of your thumb — between 1 - 3cm.
Fibroadenoma Fibroadenomas are lumps that can develop outside of milk producing glands lobules. Smaller abscesses will be drained using a needle, while larger ones may require a small incision.
A bacterial infection called mastitis also may develop in the affected milk duct, causing breast tenderness, inflammation in the area around the nipple areola and fever. The condition can come back in time, but research has shown that there is no known link between cysts and an increased risk of developing breast cancer 4. Hello again nikita; I have just caught up with this correspondence.