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A 36-year-old male asked:

Had 2 breast ultrasounds and a diagnostic mammogram. gynecomastia diagnosis. getting arm numbness shoulder hands and fingers and forearm too. could those tests have missed breast cancer that spread to lymph nodes? someone please explain

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Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics 35 years experience
Many things possible: Many things are possible in life. That is why the answer to "Is it possible" or "Can it happen" is almost always yes. For subtle or uncommon symptom relationships, a patient has to work with his doctors in-person to see what the likely causes are, and what else needs to be done. Many things are possible even if not likely. This public forum (or any public forum) cannot help enough in such cases.
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