Doctor insights on: Category b on a breast mamo

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BiRads4 category can suggest what all diseases of breast?

BiRads4 category can suggest what all diseases of breast?

This refers only: To breast cancer, and there is a
high suspicion that it is present ...Read more

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I'm 34yrs old fam. Hx of breast ca. The report said bi-rads category 2.What does that mean?

I'm 34yrs old fam. Hx of breast ca. The report said bi-rads category 2.What does that mean?

The BIRAD: Classification of mammo findings goes from 1 (benign) to 5 or 6, malignant. Birad 2 is nothing to worry about. The rest of the report advises interval for diagnostic scan. Continue to self exam; check with your doctors about changes on mammo. ...Read more

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Dear sir, is bilateral fibrocystic breast disease - (category 2)- a cancer?

Dear sir, is bilateral fibrocystic breast disease - (category 2)- a cancer?

No: Fibrocystic disease is definitely a benign breast condition that effects many women. You should of course continue with you own self breast exams during the same monthly stage of your cycle and follow your doctors advice on breast imaging. ...Read more

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I went for a breast sono and it didn't show anything and since I have clear liquid coming out they are sending me for a mamo. Could there still be off?

I went for a breast sono and it didn't show anything and since I have clear liquid coming out they are sending me for a mamo. Could there still be off?

Pituitary fxn: Nipple discharge, if not explained on mammography, may be further assisted w/ a complete endocrine function, particularly serum prolactin level from the pituitary gland. If elevated, an MRI brain would be warranted. ...Read more

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43years old, suffer from pain in left breast mamo and ultrasound is done noted an area of asymmetrical density not spread on magnification no masses?

43years old, suffer from pain in left breast mamo and ultrasound is done noted an area of asymmetrical density not spread on magnification no masses?

Need more workup.: Please keep working with your doctor - the workup is not yet complete. Breast pain is not normal.

You may need a breast health consult and further imaging such as a breast MRI to complete the evaluation. ...Read more

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18 mnth ago I had stage 2 idc with no metastasis. Today they found microcalifications in same breast on mamo but sono was clearmastectomy orbiopsy?

18 mnth ago I had stage 2 idc with no metastasis. Today they found microcalifications in same breast on mamo but sono was clearmastectomy orbiopsy?

Biopsy: Most likely a surgeon will recommend a biopsy. There are many reasons for microcalcifications. Since the ultrasound was clear he may also recommend an mri. No need for mastectomy without a clear diagnosis of non-udc. ...Read more

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After mamo and u/s showed microcalcifications in wife's breast, had biopsy with benign result. Now radiologist wants another biopsy?! is this needed?

After mamo and u/s showed microcalcifications in wife's breast, had biopsy with benign result. Now radiologist wants another biopsy?! is this needed?

I'm sorry, yes: They must not have removed the calcifications, so they didn't really biopsy the area of concern. This sometimes happens; the breast can be confusing terrain, and calcifications are very tiny. If the radiologist is recommending another biopsy, please have it done. I know from experience how uncomfortable it can be, but this is exactly what a good radiologist does. You want to be sure! ...Read more

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I refuse a regular mamo as I have breast implants. Afraid they will pop! I get ultrasounds. Is that ok? What are odds they pop? Never had any issue with the implants. They are 15yrs old. Saline...325cc in each. Never hard...Never any problems...I would l

I refuse a regular mamo as I have breast implants. Afraid they will pop! I get ultrasounds. Is that ok? What are odds they pop? Never had any issue with the implants. They are 15yrs old. Saline...325cc in each. Never hard...Never any problems...I would l

Agree: Agree with dr george marosan.

Some of my patients did not want the saline implants any longer and they did not want to spend the money for the surgical removal - so, I have punctured them - without any problems (and I never removed them). You can get the mammogram done, few weeks after that. ...Read more

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Bloody discharge out of one montgomery gland on right breast. Mamo and us negative, pathology inconclusive. Does this mean no cancer? What could it be

Bloody discharge out of one montgomery gland on right breast. Mamo and us negative, pathology inconclusive. Does this mean no cancer? What could it be

Pathology report?: A common cause of bloody nipple discharge is a benign papilloma. Most times, the duct has to be excised to remove the papilloma both to see if there is cancer present and to stop the bloody discharge. I am not sure what type of biopsy you had (needle biopsy or excision), not sure what inconclusive means. Consider getting a copy of your pathology report and resubmit your question. ...Read more

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I had a clear mamo and echo on my right breast- dense tissue and cysts. Still concerned about the really protruding veins on r-breast, is this normal?

I had a clear mamo and echo on my right breast- dense tissue and cysts. Still concerned about the really protruding veins on r-breast, is this normal?

Need exam to answer: A normal mammogram and ultrasound is reassuring that there's not a concerning breast finding. If you feel a lump or mass, you should continue to get follow up with your doctor who may want to have it biopsied in the future ...Read more

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My mom is going thru chemo after lumpectomy, she noticed a lump in her other breast recently which showed probably benign in her mamo, is this a worry?

My mom is going thru chemo after lumpectomy, she noticed a lump in her other breast recently which showed probably benign in her mamo, is this a worry?

Probablecyst: If nodes neg after lumpectomy with adequate margins, lesion in other breast probably benign. This is confirmed on mammo, but dx required even if benign. That is fibroadenoma or cyst. After lumpectomy or mastectomy, remaining breast tissue constantly needs exam since cause of the Ca remains, such as MMTV virus. New lesion in remaining breast can appear at 1%/yr. For up to 15 yrs. ...Read more

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Clear spontaneous discharge from left breast. Ptolactin TSH mamo and ultrasound normal. Why is it happening.

Clear spontaneous discharge from left breast. Ptolactin TSH mamo and ultrasound normal. Why is it happening.

Papilloma: Unilateral breast discharge with normal prolactin is due to an intraductal papilloma about 50-60% of the time. Less commonly due to malignancy. (5-15%) Mammography or ultrasound can provide more information. Thanks for trusting HealthTap! ...Read more

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My sister had a biopsy of her breast abnormal mamo and abnormal mass in ovary what are the changes of cancer she had cervical cancer prior should I be?

My sister had a biopsy of her breast abnormal mamo and abnormal mass in ovary what are the changes of cancer she had cervical cancer prior should I be?

Clarification: Hi, I'm not sure if I understand ur question, r u asking about the chance of you having breast cancer or the question is if the mass in ur sisters ovary and breast are cancerous, please clarify, cervical cancer is not related to ovarian and breast cancer, although Ovarian and breast cancer could share an abnormal gene., called BRACA gene, ...Read more

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I have a soft egg size lump on side of lt. Breast more under arm. No dr. Knows why and say it's nothing. I had 3d mamo, and sono. They say fluid fille?

I have a soft egg size lump on side of lt. Breast more under arm. No dr. Knows why and say it's nothing. I had 3d mamo, and sono. They say fluid fille?

Possibly cyst: If you had some diagnostic imaging done of that breast and it was found to be a cyst it should be of no concern however if it is bothersome it can be aspirated or removed by a surgeon. ...Read more