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Benign Lymph Node In Breast
Watch it: Intramammary lymph nodes are common. They are usually not felt but can occasionally be seen on mammograms. Next, a breast ultrasound should be done. If it has benign characteristics, it can be watched. ...Read more
If a benign lymph node in a breast keeps getting bigger every few years,is that a serious issue? It is freakin me out!
Mamo & sono results came back & said benign imfalmation of lymph nodes in L breast Dr said stabbing burning pain is from that. Should I have more test?
Mammogram results-intramammographic benign lymph nodes. Huge family history of breast, ovarian, and cervical cancer. Should I be worried and pursue this?
BRCA: If you have a strong family history of breast and ovarian cancer you should ask for BRCA genetic testing. This tests your genetic risk for developing these cancers. There are several companies that do this test and individualized treatment plans can be created. Cervical cancer is not related to family history but rather exposure to the sexually transmitted HPV virus. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Could a 7 mm grade 2 lymph node in the breast identified incidentally on a cervical MRI be benign?
It can but: Still needs to be investigated in order to pick up any disease at an earlier stage and thus potentially more curable if detected in time. ...Read more
Breast cancer in 2004. Estrogen+. 2 nodes involved . Stage 2. Just had memmo, ultra f nodule looks benign like intramammory lymph node. Take it out?
Had breast MRI , family history. A lump they think its benign lymph node. Right away they want to do a mammogram . Why would they do it if its that ?
Mam may prove it : An MRI cannot always tell a lymph node from a tumor, including cancer. A lymph node and some tumors light up intensely after contrast is injected. But a lymph node on a mammogram may have the classic appearance of a lymph node and if it is in the same place in the breast as the "lump" seen on the MRI the answer will be clear. Note: if you have a prior mammogram have them compare with this one! ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Immunocompromised w 3.5 CM nontender lymph node upper breast & axillary node since 6/10/14. Benign mammogram. No change w/ Bactrim. US pending. CellCept (mycophenolate mofetil) withheld by rheum. Do you ever biopsy for C&S?
Monitoring Centers: The lymphatic system absorbs and carries things too big to go into the arteries and veins like bacteria eaten by white cells and digested food. A lymph node "tastes" the lymph to see if anything bad is there like bacteria, viruses, cancers, etc. When it detects a problem, it alerts the immune system and enlarges in response to the inflammation they create when they react. You can feel them then. ...Read more
Normal: It is a lymph node located in the breast. They can sometimes normally occur there. Like all lymph nodes, they can abnormally enlarge for a variety of reasons, but a normal appearing intramammary lymph node is nothing to worry about. ...Read more
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