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Breast Glandular Tissue
Constant breast pain in right breast, no lump or changes. Had inflamed glandular tissue in other. Should I be concerned? Been on pill for 8Yrs.
The body is composed of tissue that are classically described as beiing derived from three basic embyonic layers known as the endoderm, mesoderm and ectoderm that then differentiate into the structures that compose the body such as skin, soft tissues, bone, muscle, organs, etc. Stem cells are not differentiated and have the potential to ...Read more
Mammo shows asymmetry at superior in breast seen only on mlo view.Spot compression view reveals asymmetry dispersed into normal glandular tissue. ?
Normal: Abnormal breast masses will not compress out but imaging artifact will. All imaging studies have a multitude of technical reasons why one single view could show something that really isn't there at all. Multiple views and other techniques like spot compression will tend to give a better picture of equivocal findings. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I have a lump in right breast but the doctor says its normal glandular tissue. I have been on HRT for 4 years. Help?
I have a lump in right breast but the doctor says its normal glandular tissue. I have been on HRT for 4 years, can I stop?
Listen to doctor: If your doctor has done a full evaluation and determined that there is no risk, no changes are required. Be sure to monitor for changes and follow-up regularly w/your doctor. ...Read more
Hello docs, Had a breast scan, result: Both breast are intensely glandular; ther r multiple fibroglandular thickenings in both breast. Meanin pls docs?
Not to worry: The description sounds like normal breast tissue. When you are young there is more glandular tissue. The fibrous tissue supports the breast glands. From what you say, it sounds like a normal study. ...Read more
Need clarification: It may be due to prominent gladularity of the breast tissue. However presence of a lump requires further imaging including mammography and ultrasound evaluation in addition to a physical exam to rule out breast tumors. Please have additional evaluation if you haven't yet. ...Read more
I found a breast lump when i finished breastfeeding my gp said it's glandular but on return in 2 weeks she said it reduced 3 months later it remains?
Breast surgeon: A breast mass that persists should have further evaluation. A thorough exam by a general or breast surgeon is appropriate. This exam may include a ultrasound to help characterize the lump. Good luck! ...Read more
Breasts are: normally composed of fibroglandular tissue and fat. The fibroglandular tissue is white or "dense" on the mammo, the fat is lucent. The breasts are considered dense if there is >50% dense tissue relative to fat. Although dense breasts are normal, they can decrease the sensitivity of mammo for detecting cancer, and dense breasts also slightly increase the risk of cancer. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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