A member asked:

Area of fibrosis in breast. biopsy proven. how to get rid of it (medicines massage?) feels firm and scares me all the time with a breast self exam.

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Dr. Jeff Livingston answered

Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology

Breast exam: Anytime one notices a new mass, lump, bump or skin change in the breast it is very important to have this evaluated by a doctor who can help determine if any work up or testing is needed. A mammogram and/ or breast sonogram need to be done first. If a biopsy proved that it is benign then your doctor may suggest monitoring. If it is causing pain then surgical removal can be considered

Answered 7/2/2017

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