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what does thickening of breast tissue mean

A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
If tissue on one: Of your breasts has become thick & like an orange peel in consistency - please see your physician promptly for evaluation.
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Krishna Narayanan
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
Breast specialist: Will need to be carefully evaluated by a physician who specializes in breast patholo gies.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Hoepfner
39 years experience General Surgery
Maybe: Or maybe not. Need much more information. Breast thickening that you feel? That a doctor's exam feels? Seen on a mammogram? All breast changes or conc ... Read More
A 59-year-old female asked:
Dr. L. Stoney
Dr. L. Stoney answered
38 years experience Pain Management
Scattered tissue: This is usually a statement put on a imaging report. There is nothing unusual about this phrase by itself. However if you would like further clarif ... Read More
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
61 years experience Internal Medicine
Breast tissue: Breast tissue thickening and fibrocystic changes within the breast give the breast an irregular,nodular feeling to the examiner when palpating or exam ... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Baumann
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Mammography: Current methods of early detection of breast cancer, specifically mammography, don't detect suspicious lumps in heterogenously dense breast tissue as ... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Garland Martin
27 years experience Internal Medicine
Breast: Not necessarily
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Clarification needed: Clarification needed. Say what was normal? Mammogram? Biopsy r esults? Etc. Consider re-asking with clarificiation.
A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mirela Cernaianu
30 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Normal: It sounds like a mammogram report. Detection of masses on a mammogram is easy in women whose breast tissue has been replaced in various proportions by ... Read More
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A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. George Rogu
Specializes in Pediatrics
Commonn teen girls: It is normal for young women during their perioid to experience swelling of the breasts. It is commona nd normal at 17. Dr Rogu

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