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How do you do a mammogram on AA breasts

A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Nyman
38 years experience Radiology
In a similar fashion: Sometimes a mammogram can be challenging to position for numerous physical reasons, but it can be done. Even males can have a mammogram. A skilled tec ... Read More
Dr. Steven Ginsberg
37 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Same for all: Anyone can have a mammogram, even men.
Dr. Michael Gabor
33 years experience Diagnostic Radiology
They can do it: Even men can get mammograms. The technologist will be able to accommodate virtually any breast size.

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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carl Decker
24 years experience Radiology
Can be done: Mammograms can be done on virtually anyone. You will get 2 views - one from head to toe and the other from the side. Women with smaller breasts can be ... Read More
Dr. Michael Gabor
33 years experience Diagnostic Radiology
They can do it: Even men can get mammograms. The technologist will be able to accommodate virtually any breast size.
A 23-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Rosen
34 years experience General Surgery
Yes: Mammograms may be useful in men who have a strong family history, nipple discharge, and/or prominent breast tissue (gynecomastia).
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Dr. Shabbir Hossain
16 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes: Yes he can. In fact there are thousands of cases of male breast cancer a year in the us.
Dr. Thomas Namey
48 years experience Rheumatology
Man-boobs!: Large breasts in males are associated usually with obesity, and the conversion of testosterone to 17-b-estradiol by an enzyme in fat called cyclic aro ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Orr
44 years experience Surgical Oncology
No: They can even be done for men under certain circumstances.
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
50 years experience Medical Oncology
Yes this is normal: Unless there is a discrete lump or mass in the breast, you do not need to worry.
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stuart Hickerson
32 years experience Family Medicine
Breast tenderness: Various things can cause breast tenderness. Pregnancy, other hormonal issues, trauma, infection. It would be unusual for a breast tumor to cause bilat ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Greenberg
32 years experience Radiology
No: Mammography better. Thermography of questionable utility. Thermography is not part of most breast imaging practices.
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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
56 years experience General Surgery
Yes most of the time: Accuracy of mammography in varies serious positive for ca any where from 78% to 90 % but over all not 100% as in biopsy. For the diagnosis oth ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Devon Webster
22 years experience Medical Oncology
No: Mammograms are only one tool to detect breast cancers. Lobular breast cancers, which make up 15% of breast cancers, and inflammatory breast cancers ar ... Read More
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Dr. Mark Pack
Dr. Mark Pack answered
31 years experience General Surgery
? not sure your ques: I am not sure what you are asking. Cpt codes are procedure codes. Icd codes are diagnosis codes.

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