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Breast Lumps - FAQs

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Frequently Asked Questions

1. Which doctor should I consult if I have a breast lump?

Consult a general Surgeon.

2. I find a lump in my breast should I wait to see if it wanes or consult a doctor?

If you find that there is something unusual in your breast it would be appropriate to consult your doctor right away.

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3. If my breasts feel lumpy despite the doctor saying that it is only a cyst what should I do?

If worried it is better to get a second opinion.

4. I always have ‘lumpy’ breasts. What then is ‘normal’?

The trick is to familiarize yourself with your breasts. Anything unusual must be subjected to medical examination. However there is no reason to panic, as the vast majority of these lumps are benign.

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tracycor

I have Fibroadadenosis...pain in my brests before a period some time two weeks before..both brests swell and hurt to touch. I had a course for facial boils i my thirtys and when on to Accutane i had NO syptoms for three months? i did report this to my GP at the time. How ever this drug is only short term usage and can be dangerous for pregnant ladies.

ss810

hi i am 25 year old unmarried. i had found lump in my right breast in january 2005 than a operation was done in oct. 2006. it was a fibroadenoma. after that i had diagnosed wih PCOD in right overy in june 2009. than in may 2011 i found a lump in my left breast near nipple and the same time found white nipple discharge i m on cabgolin .25 tab from last 7 munths. now the size of lump is about 2 cm. and some time i feel a sharpe pain in breast. my surgen again advised me for surgery but i dont understand is it right to go for a surgery right now or not please help me. and thanks

PAKumar

Hi My wife has been diagnosed with Hypoechoic lesion left inner quadrant size 13.7x12.7mm Reveals soft tissue lesion and rest of the all quadrants appear normal.The Impression by the Doctor is"Cyst chest left inner quadrants' advised for Excision biopsy. What will be the estimated cost for this? Pls guide me.

Dr.sajeevKumar

My daughter was diagnosed to have fibroadenosis following a small lump in breast. It was surgically removed and biopsy showed fibroadenoma. Could a better diagnostic method could have avoided surgery and was it unnecessary as even fibro adenoma can followed up as she is only 20 years old????

sangfroid

is the surgery of breast lump included in insurance policies[mediclaim]??

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