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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Gabor
33 years experience Diagnostic Radiology
BIRADS 3: BIRADS 3 is defined as probably benign, with

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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Otto Placik
34 years experience Plastic Surgery
Suspicious only: Imaging techniques other than an MRI may be an indication of the level of suspicion for malignancy in the context of several other findings on history ... Read More
Dr. Hosea Mcadoo
55 years experience Radiology
Sometimes.: There are lesions that can be determined with a high level of assurance to be benign and lesions that can be determined to be malignant.. There are al ... Read More
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Dr. Michael Gabor
33 years experience Diagnostic Radiology
No, : a biopsy is necessary to definitively diagnose malignancy. Mammo/US evaluation will give you the probability of malignancy based on the BIRADS code: ... Read More
A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Gabor
33 years experience Diagnostic Radiology
Hard to make: a determination with limited info and no images, but it sounds like it now has some suspicious features and may require needle biopsy. That said, the ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
See below: It is not possible to be 100% sure, but the risk of cancer given your age and family history is low. It would be prudent to follow your doctor's advic ... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Gabor
33 years experience Diagnostic Radiology
"Probably benign": is the BIRADS classification(category 3)you are referring to. By definition, this implies a chance of malignancy less than 3%, and practically speaki ... Read More
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
Get with pathologist: A cell from a cyst aspirate maybe "abnormal" but with no malignant potential. The fact that the cyst is gone without a trace suggests to me that if yo ... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Dreifuss
34 years experience Radiology
No need to: A cyst is completely benign and do not need to be drained. If it is causing you pain or discomfort you can ask to have it drained. Placing a needle ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Hoepfner
39 years experience General Surgery
Could be: A regular breast cyst. Or could be a galactocele which is a retained milk duct cyst. See your gynecologist or physician for an exam.
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A member asked:
Dr. Joy Jackson
19 years experience Family Medicine
Unless : Unless otherwise instructed, you will likely be screened every 6 months to a year with a mammogram. I would follow the doctor's recommendation on this ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Doucette
39 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Very: Cystic breasts is the most frequent female benign breast lesion. Up to one-third of women aged 30 to 50 years have cysts in their breasts. The true fr ... Read More
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