I had a benign breast tumor removed, is it possible for the tumor to have returned?

I am a 26 year old female and In December 2015, I had a lump removed from my breast. It was benign breast tumor but it was removed as it was quite large. I noticed the lump was there as I was getting a pain where it was, especially when I had my period. Over the last 6 months or so the pain has returned in my breast and it is a little worse than what it was before. I’m not sure if I can feel a lump as it feels different with the scar and has always been a bit tender since the surgery. Is it possible that the lump has returned and do I need to go and see my GP?

Medications: None

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Ayman Darrag
11:51 am

Although i dont think it is a recurrent injury and it could be due to adhesions beneath the scar, i recommend checking it up with your doctor and get tested even with u/s .

Dr.Honey Arora
3:15 pm

The chances of recurrence are less..
However a Physical examination and a mammogram if needed can be done for confirmation..


Ahmed Fawzy
3:24 pm

If it was benign there should be no recurrence, it can be fibrous tissue formation from surgery, still you should see your doctor as soon as possible.
Good Luck