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i am 34 years old with a family history of cancer. i have been for a mammogram and found out that my breasts are very very dense. and they have found an intracellular lymph. they have asked to c me in 6 months. should i be concerned?

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Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Dense breasts: Mammography reading of very dense breasts are like trying to see another car on the road at night in a fog with no lights on. It is more common in under age 40 patients and warrants a return in the 6 month recommended time frame so that the Radiologist can more accurately compare the first mammogram to the new one to see any changes. Please follow through with the recommendation.

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