Thursday, March 12, 2009

Boobs, boobs, boobs!

So here's your update... I went to the doctors and before I tell you what happened I'll tell you what happened yesterday.

I woke up with more pain in my breast. This time it was lower and a new lump and much bigger. I felt around and the other two were still there but they didn't hurt any longer. So of course I'm pissed, I had hoped the antibiotics would have made them go away, and WHY is it hurting in a different spot and why is the lump bigger?

Back to my appointment. I talked with the doc and he felt around. This is what he says... He thinks it's something with my glands, he is not completely alarmed nor is he just gonna shrug it off. He suggested we wait about 4-6 weeks and come back and have him check them again. He'll see if they've remained the same or gone away or gotten bigger. In the meantime he suggested I not worry and if I feel uneasy about it or they get bigger or start hurting more I can come in right away and get a mammogram and an ultrasound. Like I said he's not overly concerned but doesn't want me to think that he's not worried... but he feels it's nothing but something with my glands and shouldn't be something to worry about.

So I don't know how I feel about this. I'll say 1 thing that I recently found out from my mother and grandmother. My great grandmother had breast cancer and my grandmothers sister has breast cancer... so does that scare me just a little bit more? YOU BET! I've never in my whole 28 years of life ever had any issues with my breasts minus the 1 time I had mastitis. Now all of a sudden I'm dealing with lumps and pain and I don't want my mind to go where it has gone but honestly this is pretty scary to have in the back of your mind. So far I've talked to 3 people about this (1 is my hubby) and they've all said I should just go get the tests done and not wait the 4-6 weeks, just so I can have peace of mind. At this point I don't know what I'm gonna do, I just wanted to give you all an update and I'll keep you posted as I know more.