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milk duct removal surgery

A 60-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paxton Daniel
38 years experience Radiology
Surgery: Is the safest course. These nodules are usually benign growths called papillomas. However, only by removing the nodule and examination by a pathologis ... Read More
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience Psychiatry
Milk duct: Refer to my answer above. Is called lactiferous duct.
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
29 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Not a disease: When breastfeeding, sometimes the thick secretions can obstruct a milk duct. If this persists it can lead to a mastitis. Gentle massage with warm co ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael H. T. Sia
30 years experience Pediatrics
See below:: It's a sore, tender lump or knotty area in the breast. It occurs when a milk duct is not draining well, and inflammation builds up. The area may be wa ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Amster
Specializes in Pediatrics
If bothering you: The real question is whether it bothers you or not. We all may have little malfunctions, but if they aren't causing discomfort or annoyance, they can ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Majid Jamali
25 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Thyroglossal : This is a cyst that is a developmental and should not be there. When it occurs, it can be removed after making an incision on the neck.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Achong
17 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
To remove the cyst: The surgery is done to remove the cyst which is causing a change in thyroid levels.
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A 56-year-old female asked:
Dr. Carlos Satulovsky
27 years experience Psychiatry
Possible: Hormonal replacement is a must, but it is perfectly possible.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Uyeda
44 years experience General Surgery
Most surgeons: would agree that laparoscopic cholecystectomy, when technically feasible, is better than open cholecystectomy in the vast majority of cases. Ask your ... Read More
A 49-year-old male asked:
Dr. A. tarig Ahmed
14 years experience Internal Medicine
CBD stones: It depends on the surgeon. If intra-operative cholangiogram is done and showed a stone most would defer it to the GI specialist to do a procedure call ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Timothy Mountcastle
21 years experience Plastic Surgery
Sistrunk : Procedure. It includes removing central portion of hyoid bone.
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Otto Placik
33 years experience Plastic Surgery
Improve not remove: Some scars can be improved with wound care, exfoliation, dermabrasion, peels, laser, grafting, fat transfer, camouflage make-up, surgery and more. How ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Timothy King
19 years experience Plastic Surgery
No: When a breast reduction is performed both fatty tissue & the tissue that contains the milk ducts are removed. There is no way to remove just the fatty ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. M. Hytham Beck
42 years experience General Surgery
DIFFERENT ORGANS: Different organ will have different name for surgical operation if you operate on the stomach it will have a different name than the pancreas or the ... Read More
A 59-year-old male asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
55 years experience General Surgery
Need ERCP: You may have retained stones inside bile ducts most likely in the common duct , ERCP and and retrieval possible in most of the time , see a GI spec ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gary Pess
Dr. Gary Pess answered
39 years experience Hand Surgery
YES: That would be a part of the procedure, but make sure you discuss with your surgeon.
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A 58-year-old female asked:
Dr. Daniel Zanger
32 years experience Cardiology
Prostate: Depends on approach some can be done robotically so less of a risk.
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A 69-year-old female asked:
Dr. A. tarig Ahmed
14 years experience Internal Medicine
Gallbladder: The stone removed from the bile duct came from your gallbladder. If you don't get your gallbladder removed you will be at risk of having the same prob ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Hoepfner
38 years experience General Surgery
Varies: Each person is different & depends if you are asking about open surgery or laparoscopic surgery. Laparoscopic gallbladder surgery may have less pain t ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kenneth Dembny
28 years experience Plastic Surgery
Breast surgery ; BA: No it should not. Your surgeon should be careful not puncture your implant.
A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. A. tarig Ahmed
14 years experience Internal Medicine
Gallbladder: The stone removed from the bile duct came from your gallbladder. If you don't get your gallbladder removed you will be at risk of having the same ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Hashim Alani
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
Breast reconstructio: Breast reconstruction after mastectomy can be done with multiple of methods depending on the amount of breast removed. It depends on the other breast ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mike Bowman
18 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
No: Typically less than 2 cm each (usually more like 1 cm). There is often a bigger incision, but this is usually hidden in the belly button.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Harold Peltan
27 years experience Ophthalmology
Yes: After you heal completely from your cataract surgery, you can have any other surgery. Be sure to get the clearance from your original cataract surgeon ... Read More

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