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A 34-year-old female asked:

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.
Last updated Aug 18, 2019

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