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Can I get surgery for fibroadenoma if pregnant?

Can I get surgery for fibroadenoma if pregnant?

Not recommended: Fibroadenoma itself is a benign process. Surgery during pregnancy caries a risk of harm to your fetus. Therefore, unless there is a concern for underlying cancer, this procedure can be delayed. Consult with your surgeon, who will certainly have your best interest in mind, as well as your unborn child. ...Read more

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Fibroadenoma (benign breast lump)--do I need removal or surgery?

Fibroadenoma (benign breast lump)--do I need removal or surgery?

Benign: A fibroadenoma is a very common benign breast mass that is found either incidentally on mammogram or ultrasound or is felt as a breast lump by the patient. Depending on the appearance and size of a fibroadenoma on imaging, it can be followed up, biopsied, or surgically removed. The majority however are left alone. ...Read more

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Benign fibroadenoma lump 3X2cm found on my left breast. Am 22yrs old. Is it necessary to excise it because I don't want to do a surgery & have a scar?

Benign fibroadenoma lump 3X2cm found on my left breast. Am 22yrs old. Is it necessary to excise it because I don't want to do a surgery & have a scar?

Breast lump: That is a fairly significant sized lesion. I am assuming a needle biopsy was performed to establish the diagnosis. While it most likely is benign - and never degenerate my recommendation would be to have it removed. Depending on where it is - an excision around the areola may hide the scar. Good luck ...Read more

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What are the other options for removal of fibroadenoma other than surgery?

None.: Fibroadenoma are mostly benign. Sometimes fluid filled become cystic and painful. Can be aspirated with needle by a breast surgeon or Invasive radiologist.
Avoid Chocolate, Coffee. Add Vitamin E and some times BCP also help prevent recurrent exacerbation of painful Fibroadenoma ...Read more

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What step should be taken besides medication which I am taking n surgery so that fibroadenoma in my breasts go. Won't it dissolve over time.

None: The fibroadenoma will not disappear. It is a growth and nothing will dissolve it. However, if the radiologist and your doctors feel that it is definitely a fibroadenoma, you can choose to just watch it over time and not have it removed. For more info www. Askyourgynecologist. Org. ...Read more

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How much does a fibroadenoma removal surgery cost?

How much does a fibroadenoma removal surgery cost?

Discuss with MD: I assume this is a Breast fibroadenoma. If removal is required, it is done as a day surgery procedure. Cost varies on your type of insurance, surgery location, and other factors. Talk with you're treating physician for best surgical options. Some fibroadenomas may be watched without surgery. If a more serious diagnosis is in question, removal is best option. ...Read more

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Can I wear a bra after fibroadenoma excision surgery?

Can I wear a bra after fibroadenoma excision surgery?

Once it is healed: Yes you can wear the bra after 7-10 days from the date of surgery. it takes that long for the incision to heal and for the pain to subside. The degree of pain/discomfort in the breast will serve as your guide. ...Read more

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Is surgery the only way to treat a fibroadenoma cyst?

Yes and no: The current guidelines do require a tissue sample that can be done by a core biopsy to prove that this is a fibroadenoma. This is not an open surgery.
There are several options for treatment depending on the size and your symptoms. You should consult your breast surgeon for a discussion to decide what is the best approach for you. ...Read more

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Is surgery the best option for one to do when diagnosed with fibroadenoma?

Is surgery the best option for one to do when diagnosed with fibroadenoma?

Not necessarily.: When a tumor is found in the breast it is essential to determine whether it is benign or malignant. This is best done by means of a non-surgical needle biopsy. If a fibroadenoma is diagnosed, this is benign and does not need to be removed unless it is very large and/or causing significant breast pain. ...Read more

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I have a fibroadenoma lump 3cm on my left breast, is it necessary to surgically extract it? Because I honestly don't want to have a surgery

How do you know?: How do you know that it is a fibroadenoma? Did you have a needle biopsy? If it was not diagnosed by a pathologist from a tissue biopsy, you owe it to yourself to have it removed. It could be removed under local anesthesia. ...Read more

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I have 2.16 CM fibroadenoma in my breast. I know it by biopsy. I want to know its cure without surgery?

I have 2.16 CM fibroadenoma in my breast. I know it by biopsy. I want to know its cure without surgery?

Possibly can be done: Fibroadenoma is a benign tumor. It can be observed. Occasionally it can regress. Sometimes it can grow larger or change. If it changes significantly, it is best to remove it. Your fibroadenoma's size is bordeline for non-surgical removal which can be done by vacuum assisted large biopsy needles or by ablation or freezing it. Look for a breast surgeon experienced in either of above procedures. ...Read more

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I'm getting fibroadenoma removal surgery on my breast, then 10 days after going to Cali. How long do stitches stay in for such a minor surgery?

I'm getting fibroadenoma removal surgery on my breast, then 10 days after going to Cali. How long do stitches stay in for such a minor surgery?

Depends on surgeon: It depends on the surgeon and the sutures used. I use absorbable sutures that don't need to be removed. It is ok to call your surgeon to ask about that. ...Read more

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I was detected with a tiny fibroadenoma on my left breast. I would like to know if this could cause cancer or cause any kind of problem in the near future, also I would like to know if I require to do a surgery.

I was detected with a tiny fibroadenoma on my left breast. I would like to know if this could cause cancer or cause any kind of problem in the near future, also I would like to know if I require to do a surgery.

Depends: Fibroadenoma is the most common benign breast tumor made up of glandular and connective tissues in females in their 20s-30s. If the mass is small, stable, no enlargement, closed monitoring is recommended. However, surgical removal is recommended if the mass is enlarged with surgical correction possible without overt scarring to the area. ...Read more

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I'm 32 years I have a lump in my left breast biopsy show complex fibroadenoma. Is surgery needed?

Ask your doctor: Appropriate management of a complex fibroadenomas is controversial. While some believe that complex fibroadenomas merit complete removal for histological examination, others suggest that they can be managed conservatively following core biopsy. They are associated with a slightly increased risk of cancer when multicentric proliferative changes are found in the surrounding glandular tissue. Good q. ...Read more

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Am 25yrs old. Can I get pregnant while I have fibroadenoma?

Fibroid: Yes it is possible to get pregnant with fibroadenomas. Many patients have fibroadenomas and do not even know that they have them. They may grow during pregnancy and cause pain. Occasionally, they may cause a malpresentation, like breech, due to their location. Also, fibroids may cause infertility. ...Read more

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What are my chances for getting pregnant after having 5 abortions. Now I have fibroadenomas?

What are my chances for getting pregnant after having 5 abortions. Now I have fibroadenomas?

Not on the Internet: That answer will only come after a thorough evaluation with a fertility specialist. You will never get a valid answer this this specific question on the internet. ...Read more

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Does fibroadenoma also cause nipple discharge during pregnancy?

Does fibroadenoma also cause nipple discharge during pregnancy?

No: A fibroadenoma is a solid benign mass. It can increase in size or become more sensitive/painful during pregnancy due to the increased hormone exposure.

If the fibroadenoma is larger, meaning over 2 cm, it could be compressing/blocking a nearby duct but the mass itself does not produce fluid and result in nipple discharge. ...Read more

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I got fibroadenoma about 5 mm and cyst about 5 mm in left breast, my dr said leave it and check every 6months, am not sure is it ok even with pregnancy?

I got fibroadenoma about 5 mm and cyst about 5 mm in left breast, my dr said leave it and check every 6months, am not sure is it ok even with pregnancy?

Yes, it is OK: These are too small to worry about. Yet it is a good idea to check them in 6 months again than in one year. But why did you have your breast checked in the first instance? Did you palpate something yourself or did you have any x-ray/ultrasound type examination done? ...Read more

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Does breast fibroadenoma cause nipple discharge during pregnancy?

Generally, not: A breast fibroadenoma is usually solid, well defined, and "rubbery" to palpation and does not involve the mammary ducts, thus no discharge. During pregnancy, the discharge may be the initial preparation of the breasts to manufacture milk. Call your OB md and have it evaluated. ...Read more

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Why is fibroadenoma not curable after having a couple of surgeries?

Why is fibroadenoma not curable after having a couple of surgeries?

It is benign: You may have both fibrocystic disease and fibroadenoma. Since this is a benign condition we usually don't speak of cure. You should discuss further with your breast surgeon.
You may wish to ask further details about your situation. ...Read more

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How do they do surgery on a pregnant woman if 400 lb?

How do they do surgery on a pregnant woman if 400 lb?

Carefully: Good question. We have to take into account appropriate instruments, table, and proper positioning in the or. We also provide broader antibiotic coverage and protect from thrombotic events (dvt protection). Finally, the correct incision, expertise, and a competent anesthesiologist complete the proper team. Decisions regarding surgical drains, suture type, and post-op care are also important. ...Read more

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Could a woman still get pregnant after a hysteroscopy surgery?

Could a woman still get pregnant after a hysteroscopy surgery?

Of course: It depends what the hyysteroscopy was done for, a diagnostic hyesteroscopy will not keep you from getting preg, often times hysteroscopy is done to fix an endometrial problems so u can get pregnant, I have done many of these in my office with great success. ...Read more

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Can women get pregnant right after haveing surgery due to haveing endometriosis?

Can women get pregnant right after haveing surgery due to haveing endometriosis?

Yes, Allow recovery: Once you have recovered it is actually the best time to get pregnant. This is in part because the endometriosis is in check. Also, your tubes are usually working better because the endometriosis and scar tissue has been removed. Plus being pregnant usually stalls recurrent symptoms from the endometriosis almost inevitable return. ...Read more