Benign (not cancer) breast conditions are very common.
Most breast changes, such as breast lumps or breast pain, are not signs of breast cancer.
However, if you notice a lump or any other change that’s new for you, see your GP as soon as possible.
Breast lumps can have a number of different causes.
It’s important to get any breast lumps checked by your doctor as a lump can be a sign of cancer.
Common causes of breast lumps:
Breast pain is very common in women of all ages.
A rash under your breast or breasts, between the folds of skin, is usually caused by a skin condition called intertrigo.
It’s a very common condition that can occur throughout life.
Other common benign breast conditions include:
Have you felt or seen anything unusual? If so, make sure you get checked out by our doctor as soon as possible