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how can i tell if a breast lump is malignant or not?

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Dr. Otto Placik
33 years experience Plastic Surgery
See your Physician: This is primarily determined by a biopsy but the best non-surgical method is an mri. There may be certain symptoms that increase the suspicionsuch as skin dimpling, ulceration, lymph node swelling, etc, but a biopsy is inevitable to establish a definitive diagnosis.
Answered on Jul 16, 2018
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Dr. Scott Grover
25 years experience General Surgery
Evaluation: The only way to tell is to have it evaluated. This could include mammogram, ultrasound, needle biopsy, or surgical biopsy.
Answered on Jan 16, 2014
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