Hi Jessica, I hope you are continuing to try your best in staying positive. I’m on a similar boat as you as I’ve just found out an hour ago that I have a 4cm cyst in my left breast and I’m 17 years-old. I’m really anxious too because it’s rare to have these lumps at such a young age but I think we’ll do well together! My parents were both diagnosed with cancer (colon and breast) and my dad passed away 2 years ago from it. If you don’t have cancer genetics, there’s a less chance that it will be a dangerous cyst. I’ve been trying to keep my mind off of it for a while and I’ve tried doing other activities such as walking outside (making sure you’re safely social distancing) and spending time with my family. I recommend you try to do your hobbies, walk or meditate to help ease your anxiety but everyone copes differently :). If you need anyone to talk to, I’ll be here with you. V
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Hello! I’m a 17 year-old girl and I just got my test results from the ultrasound that I have a 4cm by 4cm cyst on my left breast. My doctor said I could either get it surgically removed or wait 6 months and do another ultrasound to see what kind of cyst it is (my doctor also said it’s a nice cyst so hopefully it is safe). The cyst doesn’t hurt unless I touch it but it’s very prominent to feel. It definitely grew by a lot as well. I’ve had it for over 5 months but never realized it because it was small and I thought it was my breast tissue or something (I’m only 17 so I’ve only started having breasts recently). My father passed away from colon cancer and my mom was diagnosed with breast cancer but is a survivor. Other family members also have cancer so it’s strong in the genes. I’m not sure whether I should get it surgically removed or wait. If I wait to get the ultrasound, I’d already be starting university but if I remove it, it will be the summer before university. It’s also at the top part of my breast so if I wear a bathing suit, the scar would show. I’m not sure how serious this cyst would be and whether it is cancer. Please leave a reply below if you’d like to discuss what I should do and I’d truly appreciate it.
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