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A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mary Christian
Specializes in Breast Surgery
Birads 3 mammogram: You may need a six month follow-up mammogram, ultrasound(sonogram) or both depending on what is being followed for change. For instance, microcalcific ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bradley Stockmann
16 years experience Radiology
Normal diffrences: It is normal for there to be differences between the breasts in terms of size of the breast and number of cysts. Usually the density of the breast is ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paul Slawek
53 years experience Radiology
US would help: Dense lump fibrocystic breast are common and do not indicate disease. Would consider US of any palpable nodules and first mammogram at 40.
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
49 years experience Medical Oncology
Looks normal to me: Such changes are common and considered normal. But why did you have mammogram at this young age? I tis not recommended under 40 years unless you have ... Read More
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paul Velt
Dr. Paul Velt answered
41 years experience Diagnostic Radiology
Pushing for?: Fibrocystic changes are very difficult to be comfortable with. I've had many women tell me vitamen E. Some swear by it. Not more than 400iu. Also st ... Read More
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
More than enough: There is controversy about mammography and some doubt that routine mammography reduces breast cancer mortality. What you are doing is more than recomm ... Read More
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paul Velt
Dr. Paul Velt answered
41 years experience Diagnostic Radiology
It may: start suddenly if there are tender cysts. Ultrasound of the breasts would confirm the diagnosis. Most women tell me the breasts do not hurt continual ... Read More
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A 70-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jason Boardman
24 years experience General Surgery
Calcifications: Microcalcifications of the breasts are suspicious findings and usually require a minimally invasive breast biopsy. The majority of the biopsies will r ... Read More
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ralph Boling
38 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Fibrocystic/adnenoma: breasts, can have cyclic pain, even pain related to consumption of xanthenes (caffeine, chocolate, tea). If a mass or lump is felt, it is wise to have ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Richard Zimon
58 years experience Internal Medicine
Not Related: Your back pain is not related to your breast issues which are "benign" Upper back pain, however, can be associated with very large breasts (a reason f ... Read More

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