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Dr. Dariush Vaziri

Breast Surgery
Peachtree City, GA
49 years experience male

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Breast Surgery

Languages spoken

English

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186 Answers
75 Agrees
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Dariush Vaziri
Breast Surgery 48 years experience
Checking the cells: Fine needle aspiration or fna in brief is a procedure that the health care provider inserts a small needle in the tissue of concern in your body and w... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dariush Vaziri
Breast Surgery 48 years experience
No: There is no known relationship between airbags and breast cancer. However sometimes a trauma like airbag may result in breast injury and subsequent ev... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dariush Vaziri
Breast Surgery 48 years experience
Usually not: Currently majority of breast biopsies are (should be) done percutaneously by a needle. This is done usually by ultrasound guidance or x-ray guidance s... Read More
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A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dariush Vaziri
Breast Surgery 48 years experience
Yes and no: I am glad you are getting your annual mammography. That's the best screening tool available at the present time. Breast self examination on a monthly ... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dariush Vaziri
Breast Surgery 48 years experience
Red, swollen, pain : An infection in the wound manifests with redness, tenderness, swelling and sometimes with drainage of pus. In more severe cases you may develop fever,... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dariush Vaziri
Breast Surgery 48 years experience
They are normal: Montgomery glands are small glands in the nipple/ areolar area. Their presence is normal and do not need any special treatment. Occasionally they can ... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dariush Vaziri
Breast Surgery 48 years experience
Need to be checked: You need a medical evaluation to assess your condition and also any symptoms you may have due to your large breasts. If surgery was felt to be helpful... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dariush Vaziri
Breast Surgery 48 years experience
Hard to answer: This lump may just be a benign fatty tumor (lipoma). However, an enlarged lymph node is also a possibility. There are also various other soft tissue l... Read More
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dariush Vaziri
Breast Surgery 48 years experience
Usually yes: Premenstrual pain due to hormonal changes and particularly increased Progesterone level is a common condition. It affects many women especially when t... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dariush Vaziri
Breast Surgery 48 years experience
Additional check: Sometimes they find an abnormal finding on the mammogram which needs further evaluation before the radilogist provides a final interpretation. After a... Read More
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A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dariush Vaziri
Breast Surgery 48 years experience
See a breast surgeon: The chances are the finding is a benign finding but If you are too nervous about the findings and in order to get a more definitive answer, visit a br... Read More
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A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dariush Vaziri
Breast Surgery 48 years experience
Ned biopsy: Definitely need a biopsy. See a breast surgeon or a radiologist who can perform stereotactic biopsy to establish the diagnosis. If benign, follow with... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dariush Vaziri
Breast Surgery 48 years experience
Many causes: Inverted nipples may be natural if you have had them for a long time. Many times previous episoded of infection or matitis in the area behind the nipp... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dariush Vaziri
Breast Surgery 48 years experience
It depends: Some benign lumps such as small fibroadenomas can be observed. Some benign lesions especially if associated with atypical changes need to be removed. ... Read More
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A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dariush Vaziri
Breast Surgery 48 years experience
Yes and No: If your lesion was Estrogen receptor positive there is stronger recommendation in taking Tamoxifen for about 5 years. It is best to discuss with your ... Read More
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A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dariush Vaziri
Breast Surgery 48 years experience
Most likely, but?: It seems that you have had a good work up with normal results which is most likely indicating good health. But I am puzzled why you had the endoscopy ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dariush Vaziri
Breast Surgery 48 years experience
Need to be checked: First you need to find out why your nipple is inverted, since one of the causes of nipple inversion is an underlying malignancy. If your nipple has be... Read More
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dariush Vaziri
Breast Surgery 48 years experience
Many causes: Breast pain is commonly secondary to fibrocystic condition. Breast cysts may be painful, breast infection and other types of inflammation/mastitis can... Read More
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dariush Vaziri
Breast Surgery 48 years experience
Not unusual: Mastitis is not uncommon during breastfeeding. Having had a needle biopsy may add to the potential for developing mastitis. Make sure to see and foll... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dariush Vaziri
Breast Surgery 48 years experience
Inflammatory: Inflammatory breast carcinoma can cause rednes, swelling and thickening of the breast skin. Other types of breast cancer may also invade the subcutane... Read More
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dariush Vaziri
Breast Surgery 48 years experience
Possibly: There are lymph nodes in the axillary area (armpit) as well as within the breast tissue called intramammary node. Enlarged as well as normal nodes ca... Read More
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A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dariush Vaziri
Breast Surgery 48 years experience
Need evaluation: Since this is a new nodule, additional evaluation is needed. The radiologist might have suggested diagnostic mammogram to include compression images a... Read More
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A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dariush Vaziri
Breast Surgery 48 years experience
It may be: Your description points to a benign condition. It may also be a cyst such as an epidermal cyst which can get larger or smaller. To alleviate your worr... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Dariush Vaziri
Breast Surgery 48 years experience
They are different: Corona virus is more contagious and its mortality rate has been shown to be more than regular flu. In fact at the present time it has caused more deat... Read More
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A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dariush Vaziri
Breast Surgery 48 years experience
It is normal: Your description does not imply any concerns provided that there were no other significant findings, Having said that I still suggest to see your doct... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dariush Vaziri
Breast Surgery 48 years experience
Maybe: There are other factors to be also taken into consideration. The status of lymph nodes is a major factor. Being a very young person, generally they ut... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dariush Vaziri
Breast Surgery 48 years experience
It is likely an epidermal or sebaceous cyst. Very low chance that it may be due to breast cancer. It is best to have a healthcare professional check i... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dariush Vaziri
Breast Surgery 48 years experience
Usually not!: There are specific indications for any surgical procedure including a mastectomy. If your condition doesn't fit those indications, surgeons will not d... Read More
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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Dariush Vaziri
Breast Surgery 48 years experience
Inflamed lymph nodes: There are lymph glands in the abdomen, usually within the membranous tissue that is attached to the intestine called mesentery. If these nodes become ... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dariush Vaziri
Breast Surgery 48 years experience
Abdominal pain: It is usually associated with abdominal pain, distention, nausea, vomiting and absence of bowel movements or passing gas. It has many different causes... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dariush Vaziri
Breast Surgery 48 years experience
Yes alarming: Most complicated breast cysts are noted on ultrasound and are usually benign. However, an ultrasound lesion which is termed taller than wide raises so... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dariush Vaziri
Breast Surgery 48 years experience
Need to check: There are many causes of nipple discharge. It may be due to hormonal changes. But especially in men (and also women) a lesion within a duct can be pre... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dariush Vaziri
Breast Surgery 48 years experience
Better to follow: Your doctor may have a clinical concern based on your clinical exam and history. Negative mammogram and ultrasound do not completely rule out breast a... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dariush Vaziri
Breast Surgery 48 years experience
It depends: Having sex involves many physical, emotional and consentual factors. It also has many ways and moods. So there is no one answer to fit all. When you ... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dariush Vaziri
Breast Surgery 48 years experience
Wait and test: None of the symptoms you mention confirm or rule out pregnancy. You may want to wait a little longer and if in doubt go ahead and take a pregnancy tes... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Dariush Vaziri
Breast Surgery 48 years experience
Possibly infection: It is likely that you have severe mastitis or breast infection/abscess. However some breast cancers also can cause swelling and inflammation of the br... Read More
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A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dariush Vaziri
Breast Surgery 48 years experience
Way too young: In the abscence of other risk factors a baseline mammogram can be done between 35-40 and yearly mammogram after 40 years of age. An ultrasound study c... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dariush Vaziri
Breast Surgery 48 years experience
The type of the lump: Using an ultrasound, most of the time a breast lump can be categorized as a cyst which is usually benign or a solid lump which is commonly benign but ... Read More
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A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Dariush Vaziri
Breast Surgery 48 years experience
Many reasons: A breast lump should always be checked by your medical care provider. Most are benign but a malignant lump needs to be ruled out. Breast cysts are ver... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dariush Vaziri
Breast Surgery 48 years experience
Multiple causes: Inversion of nipple can happen physiologically. In this situation you should be able to evert it by manipulation. If inversion is more fixed and const... Read More
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A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dariush Vaziri
Breast Surgery 48 years experience
Do it: Sometimes they find an abnormal shadow or spot on a mammogram for which an ultrasound is recommended for further verification. Please follow through w... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dariush Vaziri
Breast Surgery 48 years experience
Yes: Like other surgical procedures there is some pain after a lumpectomy. The pain is usually mild to moderate which can be controlled by over the counter... Read More
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A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dariush Vaziri
Breast Surgery 48 years experience
Minimal discomfort: When you have a mammogram your breasts are x-rayed in 2 different angles. Sometimes additional views may become needed. They usually apply compression... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dariush Vaziri
Breast Surgery 48 years experience
Yes and no: Any lump in the breast whether being pregnant or not is a matter of concern until it is confirmed that it is benign. I would suggest that you definite... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Dariush Vaziri
Breast Surgery 48 years experience
It may be: Like other types of breast cancer with prompt and appropriate treatment there is a good likelihood that paget's disease can be successfully treated.
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dariush Vaziri
Breast Surgery 48 years experience
It depends: Radiation may be given after a lumpectomy procedure. If chemotherapy is considered usually radiation will be given after completion of chemotherapy. I... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dariush Vaziri
Breast Surgery 48 years experience
NO: You need to know the cause of the puffy nipples. It may be due to an infection, other types of inflammation, some type of edema, an allergic reaction,... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dariush Vaziri
Breast Surgery 48 years experience
May or may not: Most commonly a mastectomy for breast cancer includes removal of the nipple and areola. There is a type of mastectomy called nipple sparing mastectomy... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dariush Vaziri
Breast Surgery 48 years experience
Within a week: Sometimes the result may be ready in 24-48 hours. More commonly within a week the report is available. On rare occasions the pathologist may request a... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dariush Vaziri
Breast Surgery 48 years experience
May suspect: The radiologist uses her/his best judgement to cathegorize a mammographic finding. The findings are given a cathegory number from 0 to 5. 0 means addi... Read More
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Jun 12, 2013
Very accurate and timely responses.
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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Vaziri is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Vaziri is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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This made me feel good. Thanks! Thank you. I did go see my breast surgeon and he aspirated out 45 cc and I felt much better. Seems like every 3 to 4 months I had to go and each time was more. I hav...Read More
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! I actually got checked yesterday and my OB/GYN said the exact same thing. I'll know for sure in a months time.
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This was very helpful. Thanks! I really appreciate your taking the time to do this! All the best, Nancy

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Tehran University of Medical Sciences
Graduated 1974MD

Awards

Top Breast Surgeon, Third Place, National - Winter
2013
Top Breast Surgeon, First Place, Georgia - Summer
2013

Affiliations

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