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A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paxton Daniel
39 years experience Radiology
Try to keep: A good perspective. The radiologist is being careful and making sure the breast tissue is completely evaluated. Many times the follow up shows the ini ... Read More
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Dr. Michael Gabor
33 years experience Diagnostic Radiology
It is normal: to be concerned, but about 80% of the time when the extra views are done it turns out to be nothing of concern.

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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eva Duckett
31 years experience Radiology
History?: J: do you have a very strong family history of breast cancer (mother, sister)? A mammogram is usually not needed until age 40. In someone as young a ... Read More
Dr. Michael Gabor
33 years experience Diagnostic Radiology
Not sure: Usually ultrasound is the imaging modality of choice to evaluate the breasts in young women.
A female asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
50 years experience Medical Oncology
Suspected abnormal: It appears that the radiologist is suspicious of a shadow which may be due to the nipple or possibly from a tumor. This requires a repeat imaging stud ... Read More
Dr. Gerald Ross
35 years experience Radiology
Likely not much: It most likely means the your nipple was not seen 'in profile and therefore may be simulating a mass (tumor). Once the mammogram is done with your nip ... Read More
Dr. Michael Gabor
33 years experience Diagnostic Radiology
Ask your doc: Not sure. If they were recommending extra views based on the screening mammo, usually those are scheduled within a few days. If they are recommending ... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
44 years experience Cardiology
Data: You can expect to be told that you do or don't have abnormal cells in your cervix, that you do or don't have abnormal calcifications in your breast, a ... Read More
A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Elizabeth Reynoso
17 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Mammogram : The report attached has to do with the way the test was performed and nothing to do with the results of the mammogram. Please reevaluate you report an ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Raymundo Romero
22 years experience Medical Oncology
It's normal to worry: Many women get called back after their screening mammogram. The diagnostic mammogram and ultrasound is only a way to evaluate more closely and area of ... Read More
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Carlos Encarnacion
35 years experience Medical Oncology
Bloody discharge: Most of the times it's due to a benign papilloma, a tumor that grows within the duct. Bloody nipple discharge in someone under 40 is caused by cancer ... Read More
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
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Seek a radiologist: for interpretation and evaluation, preferably, the radiologist at the facility where the mammogram was done.
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A 61-year-old female asked:
Dr. Elizabeth Reynoso
17 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Mammogram: If a mass seen on mammogram shows signs such as calcifications, cysts, masses etc that are associated with cancer, a biopsy will be recommended to kno ... Read More
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Christina Adberg
26 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes, but: First, i would have a doctor check the discharge to see if it's milky (they can see that under the microscope). If so, i would recommend blood hormone ... Read More

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