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Inflamatory Breast Cancer

A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Munshower
29 years experience Family Medicine
No: No, definitive diagnosis of breast cancer is done by biopsy.
Dr. Michael Zadeh
16 years experience General Surgery
Inflam. Breast Ca: There are certain visual clues on physical exam which may raise suspicion for an inflammatory breast cancer. However, like all other breast cancers, t ... Read More

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A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Unclear question: Inflammatory breast cancer does not generally have eye symptoms. If by visual you mean visible changes on the breast, yes, it generally does.
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Dr. Christian Schultheis
23 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Usually: Not always but it usually does. That is why it is important to examine your breasts every month. Hope this helps. It can be red, inverted nipple, p ... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ralph Boling
38 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
This would be less: common. The problem with inflammatory breast cancer, is the appearance of infection, without an actual infection. If concerns exist, an exam and discu ... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Janet Turkle
34 years experience Plastic Surgery
Get checked!: Mastitis is due to an infection. This is usually accompanied with other signs of infection-- fever, chills. The appearance of both can be similar. Bot ... Read More
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A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Change bra: It is unlikely to be inflammatory breast cancer. Try wearing a different type of bra, or better yet going without a bra, say over this long weekend to ... Read More
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A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Dickson
22 years experience General Surgery
Thickness: Inflammatory breast cancer is an inflammation due to the blocked lymphatic vessels in the deep layer of the skin by cancer cells. The inflammation fr ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Seek medical eval.: Your risk factor can be assessed. If at high risk, your physician can explain various options that are available to you. Cancer risk factors include: ... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steve Martinez
27 years experience Breast Surgery
Sometimes none: Breast cancer does not always have symptoms. When it does, there may be a non tender lump in the breast, dimpling of the skin, inversion of the nippl ... Read More
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A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
49 years experience Medical Oncology
A lump in the breast: This is how most women discover their breast cancer. However most such lumps turn out to be benign. If you do monthly breast self exam, you will be ab ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Rosen
33 years experience General Surgery
Sometimes.: It is estimated that approximately 10-15% of all breast cancers in the US are of the hereditary type. These genes can be inherited from either your f ... Read More
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