I’m sorry to hear about your concerns, whilst bruising in itself is unlikely to indicate breast cancer any changes noted in the breast tissue are always worth checking with your doctor.
Breast lumps in women are not uncommon and quite usually are benign, causes can be blocked ducts or benign cysts commonly found in breast tissue. Given your family history it would seem prudent to ask your Gp for an opinion and would certainly not be viewed as a waste of time.
I do hope this helps, all the best with your consultation and well done for being proactive with your health.
Answered by Health at Hand nurses.
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