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Doctor insights on: Causes Of Intraductal Papilloma

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What causes breast bloody discharge beside cancer or intraductal papilloma?

What causes breast bloody discharge beside cancer or intraductal papilloma?

Fibroadenoma: And bloody discharge is more likley to be benign than invasive cancer...Problem is benignancy and malignncy cannot be discerned until it is removed and margins and receptors assessed. ...Read more

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What is intraductal papilloma?

What is intraductal papilloma?

Benign tumor: It is a benign tumor that grows in the milk duct of the breast. Occurs in women between the ages of 35-55. Can present with pain, a palpable lump, nipple discharge. Often a mammogram or ultrasound can show these. A biopsy is sometimes done to rule out a cancer. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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What is intraductal papilloma from?

What is intraductal papilloma from?

Sometimes: It's called id papillary adenocarcinoma...The importance is whether it invades or confined to duct, and whether the margins are clear. These are analgous to dcis, usually er/pr+. They have excelent 5 and 10 year prognosis..Close to 100% survial, but it is when they are harbingers of invasive cancers that there are threats to life and breast. There are no clear causes. ...Read more

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Intraductal papilloma info? What is prognosis?

And sometimes: Its id papillary adenocarcinoma...The importance is whether it invades or confined to duct, and whether the margins are clear. These are analgous to dcis, usually er/pr+. They have excelent 5 and 10 year prognosis..Close to 100% survial, but it is when they are harbingers of invasive cancers that there are threats to life and breast. ...Read more

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Do benign intraductal papilloma need to be removed ?

Do benign intraductal papilloma need to be removed ?

Yes: The lesion itself is benign (not cancerous). However, it is an abnormal growth. It can be associated with other abnormalities such as cancer. Standard of care is to surgically remove the area. ...Read more

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Surgery for intraductal papilloma?

Surgery for intraductal papilloma?

Yes: One cannot forecast that it is "confined" untill it is excised and microscopically scrutinized. ...Read more

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What are my surgery choices for intraductal papilloma?

What are my surgery choices for intraductal papilloma?

Remove completely: Intraductal papilloma (ip) is the most common cause of bloody nipple discharge. They are usually noncancerous but can sometimes have abnormal cells or an early breast cancer. Once diagnosed on needle biopsy, they are usually completely removed with surgery. Since these are small, a small amount of tissue can be removed, so the breast is not deformed (also scar can be near nipple). ...Read more

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Anyone with experience with intraductal papilloma with mild hyperplasia?

Sometimes: It's called id papillary adenocarcinoma...The importance is whether it invades or confined to duct, and whether the margins are clear. These are analgous to dcis, usually er/pr+. They have excelent 5 and 10 year prognosis..Close to 100% survial, but it is when they are harbingers of invasive cancers that there are threats to life and breast. Forget the hyperplasia. ...Read more

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What's a holistic treatment for intraductal papilloma?

What's a holistic treatment for intraductal papilloma?

Careful: If you mean scientific treatment plus holistic concepts fine. But By definition, "alternative" is different than modern western medicine. Generally any drug, herb, treatment, or procedure that stands up to rigorous scientific scrutiny is included in modern medicine. The problem is that many alternative practices, herbs etc do not stand up to scientific scrutiny and cannot be shown 2 work. Beware ...Read more

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How do you treat an intraductal papilloma of the breast?

How do you treat an intraductal papilloma of the breast?

It depends.: Intraductal papillomas are benign tumors found commonly within the nipple ducts. They are often responsible for bloody nipple discharge. Treatment depends on their location within the breast: if it is next to the nipple, it can often be safely watched. In contrast, those found within the periphery of the breast should be surgically removed since they are occasionally next to breast cancer. ...Read more

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I had an intraductal papilloma removed from my left breast about 4 months ago and i'm still having pains in that breast, can that be normal?

I had an intraductal papilloma removed from my left breast about 4 months ago and i'm still having pains in that breast, can that be normal?

Yes: But you should return to the surgeon for advice, possible exam and imaging...It is very unlikely to be cancer, but it doese not ease your pain to say that. There will be no harm in using tylenol, (acetaminophen) advil or aleve until then. ...Read more

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I have been diagnosis with sclerosing intraductal papilloma with lesion on breast. What are the treatment? So worried.

I have been diagnosis with sclerosing intraductal papilloma with lesion on breast. What are the treatment? So worried.

Surgical excision: Sclerosing intraductl papilloma is a benign lesion which developes in milk ducts, but sometimes it may be associated with breast cancer . So if this diagnosis was made by a needle biopsy, it is recommended to have surgical excision to verify presence or lack of presence of assoiated malignancy. ...Read more

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Have you diagnosed someone young with intraductal papilloma, carcinoma in situ or breast cancer?

Have you diagnosed someone young with intraductal papilloma, carcinoma in situ or breast cancer?

Yes: While these diagnoses are less common in young women, they do occur. If you have concerns, you should consider getting an ultrasound or a mammogram. ...Read more

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