• 11 days ago

    Breast lumps since puberty

    I am currently 23 years old. I am a relatively healthy female--no major health issues. I am concerned about my breast lumps. Due to my intense anxiety, I have avoided visiting a Doctor's office whenever possible, so I've never had a professional breast exam. When I started going through the stages of puberty in 6th grade (11-12 years old), I noticed breast masses in both breasts. I'm so embarrassed by them. They aren't painful unless squeezed but are very heavy. What does this sound like? Breast cancer, fibroadenomas, etc.? I finally am going to get out of my comfort zone next month and have a professional diagnosis, but I'm so anxious until then. I would love any advice on what my situation sounds like it may be.