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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.

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.

Get checked.: Constant pain is not normal if it lasts for more than a day or so. Get checked. Cancer is pretty rare in your age group and other causes are more likely. See a doc and find out what's going on. ...Read more

Tissue (Definition)

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


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Mammo shows asymmetry at superior in breast seen only on mlo view.Spot compression view reveals asymmetry dispersed into normal glandular tissue. ?

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 more

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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. Help?

Breast lump: You need an evaluation: breast exam, breast thermogram, ultrasound and mammogram before this can be concluded to be normal, especially if you've been on synthetic bcp. ...Read more

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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

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Scattered fibro glandular densities in both Breasts. What does it mean. Is it serious?

Normal: This is standard American College of Radiology terminology for Category 2 breast density. It is a normal pattern. It is not considered to be 'dense' breasts. ...Read more

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What does it mean to have 25% scattered fibro glandular in the breast?

What does it mean to have 25% scattered fibro glandular in the breast?

Type 1 density: if u have type 3 or 4 density its much harder to detect cancer. 51 or 75 %to 75 or greater then 75% is harder to detect cancer. ...Read more

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Hello docs, Had a breast scan, result: Both breast are intensely glandular; ther r multiple fibroglandular thickenings in both breast. Meanin pls docs?

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

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Lump in breast, doc said its glandular, what does this mean?

Lump in breast, doc said its glandular, what does this mean?

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

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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?

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

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What is dence breast tissue?

What  is dence breast tissue?

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 more

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