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Doctor insights on: Alternative Treatments For Intraductal Papilloma

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What's a holistic treatment for intraductal papilloma?

What's a holistic treatment for intraductal papilloma?

No substitute: Intraductal papilloma usually refers to a breast mass within the nipple. About one in 100 of these is cancer and there is no way to tell without getting it sent to the pathology lab. If you value your health and respect your own body, accept the offer of surgery. No herbal remedy, vitamin, manipulation or mind cure will clear the tumor. ...Read more

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I have been diagnosis with sclerosing intraductal papilloma with lesion on breast. What are the treatment? So worried.

I have been diagnosis with sclerosing intraductal papilloma with lesion on breast. What are the treatment? So worried.

Surgical excision: Sclerosing intraductl papilloma is a benign lesion which developes in milk ducts, but sometimes it may be associated with breast cancer . So if this diagnosis was made by a needle biopsy, it is recommended to have surgical excision to verify presence or lack of presence of assoiated malignancy. ...Read more

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Do benign intraductal papilloma need to be removed ?

Do benign intraductal papilloma need to be removed ?

Yes: The lesion itself is benign (not cancerous). However, it is an abnormal growth. It can be associated with other abnormalities such as cancer. Standard of care is to surgically remove the area. ...Read more

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How do you treat an intraductal papilloma of the breast?

How do you treat an intraductal papilloma of the breast?

It depends.: Intraductal papillomas are benign tumors found commonly within the nipple ducts. They are often responsible for bloody nipple discharge. Treatment depends on their location within the breast: if it is next to the nipple, it can often be safely watched. In contrast, those found within the periphery of the breast should be surgically removed since they are occasionally next to breast cancer. ...Read more

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Anyone with experience with intraductal papilloma with mild hyperplasia?

Anyone with experience with intraductal papilloma with mild hyperplasia?

Sometimes: It's called id papillary adenocarcinoma...The importance is whether it invades or confined to duct, and whether the margins are clear. These are analgous to dcis, usually er/pr+. They have excelent 5 and 10 year prognosis..Close to 100% survial, but it is when they are harbingers of invasive cancers that there are threats to life and breast. Forget the hyperplasia. ...Read more

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Intraductal papilloma info? What is prognosis?

And sometimes: Its id papillary adenocarcinoma...The importance is whether it invades or confined to duct, and whether the margins are clear. These are analgous to dcis, usually er/pr+. They have excelent 5 and 10 year prognosis..Close to 100% survial, but it is when they are harbingers of invasive cancers that there are threats to life and breast. ...Read more

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Surgery for intraductal papilloma?

Surgery for intraductal papilloma?

Yes: One cannot forecast that it is "confined" untill it is excised and microscopically scrutinized. ...Read more

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What are my surgery choices for intraductal papilloma?

What are my surgery choices for intraductal papilloma?

Remove completely: Intraductal papilloma (ip) is the most common cause of bloody nipple discharge. They are usually noncancerous but can sometimes have abnormal cells or an early breast cancer. Once diagnosed on needle biopsy, they are usually completely removed with surgery. Since these are small, a small amount of tissue can be removed, so the breast is not deformed (also scar can be near nipple). ...Read more

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I had an intraductal papilloma removed from my left breast about 4 months ago and i'm still having pains in that breast, can that be normal?

I had an intraductal papilloma removed from my left breast about 4 months ago and i'm still having pains in that breast, can that be normal?

Yes: But you should return to the surgeon for advice, possible exam and imaging...It is very unlikely to be cancer, but it doese not ease your pain to say that. There will be no harm in using tylenol, (acetaminophen) advil or aleve until then. ...Read more