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fibroadenoma vs fibrocystic

A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
56 years experience General Surgery
Need to talk to MD: Must speak to your doctor for clear clarification Fibroadenoma is a benign tumor need simple removal In fibrocystic disease besides cystic areas the ... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rawhi Omar
44 years experience Pathology
All benign: These names refer to disordered growth of breast tissue that is frequent but benign. The breast is made of stromal and glandular tissue components; st ... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Walter Klein
21 years experience Pathology
Probably: Sounds like you have benign changes in your breast that are consistent with fibrocystic changes. Most pathologists don't use the term disease anymore ... Read More
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Dr. Michael Gabor
33 years experience Diagnostic Radiology
Fibroadenomas: are common benign breast nodules. "Fibrocystic" change is a nonspecific term that, pathologically, encompasses a variety of benign histologic breast ... Read More
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
57 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Talk to doctor: Your doctor should be the one who can discuss these issues with you. It does not seem that she has any cancerous lesions but then one needs to examin ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Richard Zimon
59 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
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
40 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Depends: On your symptoms, remember fibrocystic changes in the breasts are "changes" not a disease, the fact you have axillary lymphadenopathy and fi ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Romeo Mandanas
38 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Surgery or watch: If fibroadenomas are small and not causing any trouble or interfering with the follow up of other suspicious lesions in the breast, they can just be l ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Rosen
34 years experience General Surgery
Needle biopsy: Fibroadenomas have a very classic appearance on mammogram and ultrasound, but this can sometime be misleading. The most definitive test is needle bio ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Raj Syal
Dr. Raj Syal answered
33 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Ultrasound: A breast ultrasound followed by a biopsy will confirm the diagnosis.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Liawaty Ho
23 years experience Hematology and Oncology
No, usually not: Fibroadenoma usually is ruberry in texture, and mobile. When the lump is. Fixated to the chestwall and hard- other thing like a carcinoma/cancer shoul ... Read More

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