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Doctor insights on: Breast Architectural Distortion

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Breast distortion on u/s stable if not smaller after 3 months... Is this likely benign then? Still nursing my son.

Breast distortion on u/s stable if not smaller after 3 months... Is this likely benign then? Still nursing my son.

Keep checking: The fact that is was the same or smaller is always good. Plus you are young which is in your favor. Nursing caused swelling of your breasts and thus makes it more difficult to evaluate. A referral to a good breast center would be warranted. Dont let nursing stop whatever you need such as mammogram or mri, aspiration, biopsy to be done. ...Read more

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3rd f/u u/s after breast biopsy-distortion had faded and smaller.U/s report said no suspicious findings.Biopsy was benign lactation changes.Good?

3rd f/u u/s after breast biopsy-distortion had faded and smaller.U/s report said no suspicious findings.Biopsy was benign lactation changes.Good?

Fading lesion good: A resolving abnormality is what you want to see. When the level of "suspicious" characteristics declines sufficiently, no further ultrasound follow-up should be necessary unless a new lump or additional symptoms develop. ...Read more

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Looked at ultrasound of breast in my own computer-- report was normal but i feel like i see shadowing and maybe some hypoechoic distortion .Likely?

Looked at ultrasound of breast in my own computer-- report was normal but i feel like i see shadowing and maybe some hypoechoic distortion .Likely?

Breast : Ultrasound takes some experience and training to do. One will often see areas of shadowing in areas of cooper's ligaments and there is great heterogeneity in the way breast tissue normally appears particularly in young women with lots of glandular tissue and glandular/fat interfaces. So, its good to be proactive in your health care but be cautious in reaching imaging conclusions on your own. ...Read more

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Area of distortion on ultrasound came back as benign breast tissue. Been a year and area remains unchanged in appearance. Unlikely cancer?

Area of distortion on ultrasound came back as benign breast tissue. Been a year and area remains unchanged in appearance. Unlikely cancer?

Breast ultrasound: An area that remains unchanged after 1 year isn't likely to be a cancer. The repeat imaging has "demonstrated stability". Cancers by definition are abnormally growing areas. The area you have doesn't appear to be abnormally growing. ...Read more

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1cm hypoechoic distortion on breast has been followed for 1 year.There has been no change it it's appearance.7month pregnant now.Does cancer not grow?

1cm hypoechoic distortion on breast has been followed for 1 year.There has been no change it it's appearance.7month pregnant now.Does cancer not grow?

Don't worry: A small, stable , cystic lesion in a 25 yo is almost surely not cancer. Pregnant or not, i wouldn't concern myself with this scenario if presented to me. If you really have concerns, after the delivery, you could seek an aspiration of the area for cytology, but i don't believe that's necessary. Good luck. ...Read more

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What does "area of distortion with no focal mass" mean on breast ultrasound? Is cancer usually a mass?

Mass: Some cancers of the breast present as as mass while some don't. A ductal carcinoma almost always presents as a mass while lobular carcinoma and dcis are much more difficult to detect because they don't. Many benign condition present as masses as well and include lesions such a fibroadenomas. Follow up with your doctor and best of luck to you. ...Read more

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What's a good sized breasts?

What's a good sized breasts?

Size of breasts: Usually the ones you are born with are just the right size. However many people seem to think that they have to look like the movie stars in order to be noticed by the opposite sex, so they become self conscious about their breast size. ...Read more

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How could i enlarge my breasts?

How could i enlarge my breasts?

Breast augmentation: Surgery is the only "tried and true" way of accomplishing breast enlargement. Very subtle increases in breast size may be obtained with use of the brava system, but large series of long term results are currently lacking. Some plastic surgeons perform fat transfer surgery, though this is often a staged approach and, again, long term data are lacking. ...Read more

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What are ways to enlarge breasts?

What are ways to enlarge breasts?

Implants, fat: Implants are the best way to enlarge predictably the breasts. Fat grafting is limited to how much extra fat you have and how much of it will absorb. ...Read more

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What causes your breasts to hurt?

What causes your breasts to hurt?

Fibrocystis breasts: Fibrocystic breast disease is the most common reason for breast tenderness. The fibrocystic tissue can retain fluid which increases pressure and pain in the cystic breast tissue. Caffeine increases the symptoms by increasing the fluid retention in the fibrocystic tissue. Decreasing caffeine intake can help. Taking vitamin E supplements is also very effective for decreasing this type pain. ...Read more

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Why are breasts all different sizes?

Why are breasts all different sizes?

Normal: Most women have different size breasts, normally. Mother Nature doesn't use a measuring stick to determine breast size in her "production" facility. ...Read more

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Are breasts sizes purely hereditary?

No: Breast size is related to heredity but also to weight, number of children and other hormonal factors. ...Read more

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What exercises are for firming breasts?

What exercises are for firming breasts?

None: Breast tissue is mostly adipose (fat) not a muscle. It is therefore impossible to "firm it up" with exercise. ...Read more

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I am 16 so why haven't my breasts grown?

I am 16 so why haven't my breasts grown?

Breast size.: Have you gone through puberty and your first period? If so, this may just be your normal size. If on the other hand, your body has not gone through puberty, would follow up with your pediatrician. Contrary to popular opinion, large breasts do not make the world go round. ...Read more

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What are ways to reduce pain in breasts?

Depends on cause.: Breast soreness can occur due to stretching from increased fluid retention. Breast pain can occur in conjunction w premenstrual syndrome, ovulation, your period, pregnancy, hormone imbalance or use of oral contraceptives. Once cause of pain is identified - treatment plan can be developed. ...Read more

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Could you be afraid of your own breasts?

Could you be afraid of your own breasts?

Not sure what you: Mean? Are you a male or a female? It might be frightening for a male to develop breasts which were large. Many women are uncomfortable with having breasts that are too small, too large, too saggy, too pointy, too sexy, too flat, etc. Some women female uncomfortable with their sexuality.If I am not hitting on your question then please clarify and re-ask. ...Read more