I am large breasted and the blood seemed to head towards my nipple. I have a hardened area about 1 inch by 2 1/2 inches. I try to move the lumpy area around so that it won't be permanently there. The coloring is now black and purple around the nipple and the rest is yellowish brown. Is there anything I could be doing to help this bruising and lumping to go away? Should I see a Dr. about this?. I had a clear mammogram about 6 months ago. Can this cause another condition in my breast? I am 70 yrs. old .
I Fell 9 Days Ago and Bruised my Rt.breast. I Am on Plavix and Aspirin. I Had a Complete Hysterectomy 40 Yrs Ago?
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Doctor Answers 4
Bruising after a fall
All patients on aspirin and plavix have a higher likelihood of bruising after trauma. Please seek help and have the area evaluated.
Bruising on the breast
You didnot mention if you had any prior breast surgery done, so I will assume you have not. If you feel a lump and are concerned you should have a doctor check it out. Chances are that it does not require surgery and will resolve on its own, but I cannot tell you that without an actual exam.
Our best advice is to visit your doctor, it sounds like a hematoma. It’s better to be safe than sorry. Good luck.
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