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can a breast cyst burst

A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Hoepfner
39 years experience General Surgery
No: Breast cysts may be firm or painful. Many will resolve after the menstrual cycle. Needs an exam and ultrasound to be sure it is a cyst. Can have offic ... Read More
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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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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Doucette
39 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: They are more common in women aged 35-50 but can be found at any age. Most breast cysts are benign. The might require drainage if they are painful, l ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Otto Placik
34 years experience Plastic Surgery
Contin regular exams: This is generally not a concern as long as aspiration has confirmed benign processes. See your physician for regular follow up. If sufficiently bother ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
50 years experience Medical Oncology
No such concerns: Breast cysts are deeply located and protected by the breast tissues..., so there is no such risk or concerns.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paxton Daniel
39 years experience Radiology
Yes: This can occur. They may also just go away without overtly "rupturing".
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Larry Maturani
24 years experience Hospital-based practice
No: The breast is given a local anesthetic, a small needle is inserted and the fluid is aspirated. The fluid is sent to the lab for evaluation. The whole ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Doucette
39 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: They are more common in women aged 35-50 but can be found at any age. Most breast cysts are benign. The might require drainage if they are painful, l ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Adam Hamawy
25 years experience Plastic Surgery
Too small : A breast cyst that is 3mm is usually too small to aspirate. They are usually observed to see if they get larger, then they can be addressed or disapp ... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ryan Polselli
15 years experience Radiology
Very common...: Breast cysts are extremely common, especially in early adulthood. However, it's important to know the type of breast cyst so that we know how to best ... Read More
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