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A 42-year-old member asked:

What to do if i have a reoccuring breast cyst, should i be legitimately concerned?

2 doctor answers6 doctors weighed in
Dr. Otto Placik
Surgery - Plastics 35 years experience
Contin regular exams: This is generally not a concern as long as aspiration has confirmed benign processes. See your physician for regular follow up. If sufficiently bothersome, excision may be a reasonable option.
Dr. Michael Gabor
Diagnostic Radiology 34 years experience
No, it is: not necessarily concerning. Breast cysts can normally vary in size with time. Also, following aspiration, there is probably about a 20% chance that a benign cyst will re-accumulate fluid. So, re-occurrence in and of itself is not concerning.

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Dr. Timothy Brown
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Possibly: But follow the advice of your radiologist and gynecologist. Depending on the specifics they may recommend additional or more frequent testing, aspiration, needle biopsy, or excisional biopsy.
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