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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Carol Russell
19 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Return to doctor: This new lump you’re feeling could be a cyst or scar tissue. Return to your doctor to have it checked.
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A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sean Canale
29 years experience Breast Surgery
Few days: Due to tech issues how a needle approaches a location, 3 stbx's will likely have 3 puncture sites. Under u/s, one might be able to approach 2 or more ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Nerves in scar: Some times the nerve fibers in the skin get entrapped in a scar and cause pain. It is difficult to know the reason in your case without examining the ... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
46 years experience Family Medicine
Scar tissue: It is not uncommon for scar tissue to harden with time; however, it would be prudent to get another breat exam and breast ultrasound.
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Walter Evans II
41 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Scarring unlikely: Take it easy for a few days so that you don't get bruising. A bruise would cause a short-term lump to form.
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steve Martinez
27 years experience Breast Surgery
Rare: Breast sarcomas are rare relative to other tumors of the breast. They are well-described, however.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Unclear question: The site of biopsy may have slight bleeding for a day or so, but it should not cause bleeding anywhere else in the body.
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Devin Namaky
13 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Normal.: It is usually just included in the gross description portion. The pathologist literally just describes what it looks like on the table.
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Judd
34 years experience Radiology
Unlikely but possibl: Occasionally dense fibrotic tissue from scarring or around tumors will make it difficult to get much tissue from a core biopsy other than scar type ti ... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sahba Ferdowsi
17 years experience General Practice
Yes : Yes. I think in a situation such a yours a second opinion is always a great idea. Wishing you the very best!
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