U.S. doctors online nowAsk doctors free
NJ
A 28-year-old female asked:

I binge drank a lot (2-3 times a week) from 21-25.dont drink at all now.mom had breast cancer at 54. terrified i'm doomed to get breast cancer because of family h/x and so much drinking. what do i do?

2 doctor answers2 doctors weighed in
Dr. David Masiello
Hematology and Oncology 18 years experience
Mamogramas: Get your moms history of breast cancer, type stage, treatment received, and take this information to your doctor to see if you are eligible for heriditary breast cancer screeening (BRCA testing). The use of alcohol in the past is a minor risk for breast cancer and not a huge concern, the bigger issue is your mother history.
Dr. Marsha Davis
Internal Medicine 28 years experience
All you can: Do is live a healthy lifestyle now. Eat healthy, exercise. Sleep 7-8 hr a night and have bright outlook on life. Don't look back and continually think about what can't be changed and might not even affect you in the future.

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Educational text
Free
Talk to a doctor
24/7 visits - just $39!
50% off with $15/month membership

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Educational text
Free
Talk to a doctor
24/7 visits - just $39!
50% off with $15/month membership
Last updated Sep 25, 2016

Disclaimer:

Content on HealthTap (including answers) should not be used for medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment, and interactions on HealthTap do not create a doctor-patient relationship. Never disregard or delay professional medical advice in person because of anything on HealthTap. Call your doctor or 911 if you think you may have a medical emergency.