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A 24-year-old female asked:

I have fibroadenomas in my breasts. do they pose any risks of complications in the future regarding breastfeeding and is it worth getting them removed? i have gotten mixed opinions from my doctors

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Dr. Stuart Hickerson
Family Medicine 34 years experience
Fibroadenoma: In themselves they should not be a problem. Are the growths near where the baby latches on? If causing a physical obstruction that would be a reason to get removed. Do the growths cause you pain or discomfort? That would be another reason to address the issue. If the growths are not affecting you then I would leave alone.
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