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Breast Cancer

Cyst in breast

11/28/2007

Question:

When a cyst ruptures in the breast, what are the symtoms and is a discharge or no discharge normal? Im in a lot of pain right now, shoulder and arm.

Answer:

Cysts rarely rupture in the breast. Your pain could just be usual breast pain that many women experience. You should seek medical attention to make sure there is nothing worse going on- like an infection.

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Response by:

Jennifer B Manders, MD Jennifer B Manders, MD
Formerly:
College of Medicine
University of Cincinnati