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i felt no lumps but my mammogram showed a mass

A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
56 years experience General Surgery
Unlikely need tests: At 44 yes have to be concerned , if you have any abnormality , will need close observation . Most likely you have thick dense breast tissue , if you ... Read More
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Dr. Michael Gabor
33 years experience Diagnostic Radiology
If you had: an abnormality on mammography that wasn't visualized on ultrasound, or wasn't explained by the ultrasound, then you are still left with a mammographic ... Read More

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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Liawaty Ho
23 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Lump: Being scared is a normal feeling. However, do not let the fear take over your life. If no strong family history of breast/ovarian cancer, having a no ... Read More
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Dr. Regina Hampton
23 years experience Breast Surgery
See a breast doctor: It is important not to panic, but to take action to get the answer. It sounds like you need a biopsy (sample of the mass) in order to find out what t ... Read More
Dr. Michael Gabor
33 years experience Diagnostic Radiology
Can't tell based: on limited information, but if you look at the bottom of the report, there will be a BIRADS category for the lesion, which is the radiologist's level ... Read More
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. RAJESH Sehgal
21 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Unlikely: Unlikely it's showing this late.
Dr. Michael Gabor
33 years experience Diagnostic Radiology
Post surgical: scarring will usually stabilize within 2 years after the surgery, and remain unchanged for years afterwards. A change or size increase in a scar afte ... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Greg Hinson
27 years experience Family Medicine
Yes.: It is common to followup a mammogram that shows some sort of mass with an ultrasound to further characterize that mass. A fluid-filled cyst, for examp ... Read More
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Harold Mandel
40 years experience General Practice
Exam!: Bleeding from the nipples is often the result of some sort of trauma or friction & often not cause for great concern. This is also sometimes assoc ... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Mary Engrav
31 years experience Emergency Medicine
A : A hemorrhagic cyst on your breast isn't likely related to your period being late. Hormonal changes are more likely the cause. I am glad you took a p ... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Lasnover
60 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
BREAST EXAM REQUIRED: Your mammogram is not normal--breast malignancy vs. cyst are possible. I would have breast exam ASAP.
A 66-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Gabor
33 years experience Diagnostic Radiology
It sounds: like you had a breast ultrasound as well. Obviously limited info and incomplete description, but based on those descriptors, it is probably a BIRADS c ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Liawaty Ho
23 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Not definitively: Due to the limited sensitivity/specificity, in majority cases, mammogram can only give you a suggestion/impression that it possibly is malignant or ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Devon Webster
22 years experience Medical Oncology
No: A mammogram shows characteristics of a lump that make it more likely to be benign or malignant. The mammogram is given a bi-rads score of 0 to 6. A s ... Read More
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