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what does sonogram mean on breast

A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ew Christensen
28 years experience Family Medicine
Rest easy: A mass in the breast can be a sign of cancer. However, fibrocystic masses in the breast are common and are benign. Your sonogram will give you good ... Read More
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Dr. Dariush Saghafi
33 years experience Neurology
No it doesn't MEAN..: ..cancer. Fibroids in the breast do not transform into CA. Women with fibrocystic breasts do have an elevated risk toward breast CA compared to women ... Read More
Dr. Michael Gabor
33 years experience Diagnostic Radiology
Do you mean: fibroadenomas? They are common benign tumors, many women have multiple fibroadenomas. They are not cancerous, nor do they increase the risk of cancer ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Patterson
42 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Means: They will do an ultrasound study of both breasts, please ask the doc who ordered yoru test if you have any questions about what is being done or what ... Read More
Dr. Michael Gabor
33 years experience Diagnostic Radiology
It means: an ultrasound of both breasts.
A 69-year-old male asked:
Dr. Carlos Encarnacion
35 years experience Medical Oncology
Not necessarily : It means the radiologist is a thorough fellow who wants to be sure of what he/she is seeing because someone's health is resting on his/her hands. Take ... Read More
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Dr. Michael Gabor
33 years experience Diagnostic Radiology
It is not uncommon: for a mammogram to follow a breast ultrasound when evaluating a lump or other symptom in the male breast. It doesn't, per se, mean that there is some ... Read More
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dale Kristle
40 years experience Gynecology
Looks like a lump: looks like a lump
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Hoepfner
39 years experience General Surgery
Sounds like: A benign breast nodule, an intramammary lymph node. These are common benign findings. Why were you having the ultrasound done? What is the size of the ... Read More
A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jenniffier Mahand
12 years experience Family Medicine
Good news: Dense breast tissue makes a mammogram less useful; this is why your doctor got an ultrasound also. It sounds like the ultrasound was normal -- (clust ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Geoffrey Rutledge
41 years experience Internal Medicine
A : A cyst is a contained fluid collection; it usually has a thin outer capsule or rim. A nodule is entirely composed of soft tissue. A cyst can be draine ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Roy Arnold
47 years experience Internal Medicine
Something on mammo: Your mammogram or clinical exam showed something that requires further investigation. The biopsy will obtain tissue for examination. Once the tissue i ... Read More
A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
50 years experience Medical Oncology
Your doctor can help: What does you doctor recommend to do next?. The main issue is whether your tumor in the breast looks like benign(Fibroadenoma) or could it be cancerou ... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Anne Phelan-adams
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There is no skin: ...inside the breast itself, so I can understand why you're confused. If the rash affects all the layers of the skin, it can cause thickening of the ... Read More
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