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A 48-year-old female asked:

I had a breast mammogram and ultra sound in august 2013. then a biopsy for a fibroadenoma which proved not cancerous. did a follow up routine mammogram and worried cause doctor ask to see me next week?

2 doctor answers5 doctors weighed in
Dr. Mark Hoepfner
Surgery 41 years experience
Why worry: Call your doctor and ask why are you being seen. A benign condition of your breast in the past is a good sign. Maybe just need to have a breast physical exam to correlate to the mammogram. Maybe scar tissue from the prior surgery. Maybe the fibroadenoma is changed. Ask questions at your visit as i cannot tell what your doctor is thinking now.
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Dr. Michael Gabor
Diagnostic Radiology 35 years experience
Difficult to: speculate, it may or may not involve the area previously biopsied. If you are very worried, call your doctor and ask what he/she is concerned about. Otherwise you will get an answer at your appointment. Most of the time these recalls turn out to be nothing of concern.
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Last updated Nov 27, 2017


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