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Does Fibroadenomas Increase Or Decrease In Size
I have fibroadenoma on my left breast. Is it necessary to have it removed? I am so scared. Will it decrease breast size?
It depends: Fibroadenomas typically do not grow in which case you do not need to remove them, removal is only indicated if the fibroadenoma is growing and c ausing deformity of your breast. ...Read more
Can a breast myxoid fibroadenoma almost double in size after a core biopsy or the increase is caused by a hematoma surrounding the FA?
Enlarged breast mass: Sudden enlargement of a breast mass following a biopsy is usually due to a hematoma stemming from the biopsy process injuring a blood vessel and causing a hematoma. See the provider who did the biopsy if this persists. ...Read more
I have fibroadenoma of size 17*11 mm will it get dissolve on its own? I asked my doctor but he is saying that it ll grow with time. Is it true?
Slightly, maybe: Good question. A fibroadenoma is absolutely not cancer and won't turn into cancer. There's some difference of opinion as to whether a woman who has had a fibroadenoma is more at risk for future breast cancer, but no one suggests that such a woman should do anything beyond the usual self-care, body awareness and routine cancer screening. ...Read more
Mammo in 2006 said probably fibroadenoma, sono in 2006 inconclusive. 2009 sono BIRADS 2. No followup after that. No chance in size. Should be worried?
You need follow up: If you are 33 now, breast lump was diagnosed at about 20 yr age, fibroadenoma (s) common at that age, and no follow up for 5 yrs, you need to see a breast surgeon, for evaluation, possible image guided core needle biopsy. If diagnosis is fibroadenoma a benign lesion removal is best option or it can be observed will not disappear, now it is up to you. ...Read more
I am 16, have multi. Fibroadenoma in left breast, its size is 20*30mm, so can it be removed without any operation and it doesn't pain?
Need more info..: How do you know that you have breast fibroadenomas? What tests were done? Is this in anyway related to a bruise from the fall or injury that you describe? If you truly have diagnosed fibriadenomas they can be observed, otherwise surgery to remove them is optional. If it is a firm breast lump from a traumatic injury or bruise, it will resolve on its own over time. ...Read more
I have breast fibroadenomas of different size. Huge one is of 1 inch. My height is 5'5.Weight is 64 kg. Can I use 'lipo 6 black' for weight reduction?
Hello. I have fibroadenoma in my left breast from an year. Recent ultrasound has shown there is swelling of lymph nodes to size 10×5mm. Can I know the?
Not exactly: Sure what the question is, but fibroadenomas are common benign Breast masses, usually there is no treatment necessary once the diagnosis is established. Did you have a needle biopsy of the fibroadenoma? The lymph nodes are likely not related. The size of the lymph nodes is not so much important as the shape/morphology, so a 10x5mm node may or may not be abnormal. ...Read more
What is a myxoid fibroadenoma of the breast? Does it increase the risk of breast cancer? Is it better to remove it compared to a regular fibroadenoma?
Myxoid fibroadenomas are different from usual fibroadenomas and you should consult a specialist in breast diseases. You may visit these site, though these are technical in nature, for information.
https://www. Ncbi. Nlm. Nih. Gov/pubmed/28513873
https://www. Ncbi. Nlm. Nih. Gov/pubmed/2069209 ...Read more
If you are talking about in the breast, there are choices.
Some people will watch them (exam and mammograms, etc) or some will opt to have it removed. Remember, ometimes things aren't what they are felt to be.... ...Read more
Minor Surgery: A lumpectomy may usually be performed under twilight anesthesia; out-patient surgery; pain control typically with anti-inflammatories alone; return to work in 1-3 days & full activities in ~1 week. Discuss w/your surgeon before surgery where your scar will be located--they can often be "hidden" in a cosmetically-favorable location. ...Read more
Location: The management of a fibroadenoma would depend on what body part you are referring to. It would also depend on the size. Fibroadenomas are benign. ...Read more
I have a fibroadenoma. What is risk and benifits of having it removed? If I leave it and don't remove, what are the chances it might turn cancerous?
Lesion benign: At age 30 mammo should not be performed due to breast sensitivity to RT and density of breast making dx difficult. Question was how lesion was defined at age 30. If truly a fibroadenoma the chance of malignancy infinitesimal since it does have a duct system. Question that as one gets older and mass is in breast, can it be confused with other pathology or can it continue to enlarge. ...Read more
Absolutely: I answer from personal experience here. I have this type of breast disorder since in my early 20's and successfully breastfed all 4 of my children while attending medical school and during my residency. I had plenty of milk and then some. Drink plenty of fluids and eat a well balanced diet! ...Read more
No, not really: A fibroadenoma by definition is a benign lump, usually found in the breast of a young woman. Most of them do not need any treatment unless they are are big or growing in size. ...Read more
Fibroadenomas: Fibroadenomas of the breast are highly mobile, slow growing, well circumscribed benign tumors of the breast. ...Read more
I had fibroadenoma operation 3 yrs back and from 3 yrs I m feeling pain I used many medicines but did not work. I want my pain to get treated?
I'm 41 with a suspected fibroadenoma, How to confirm? It's grown 1 mm since 5/14, and doesn't move. U/S says fibro, but doesn't "feel" right?
Check with your MD: For follow up and if worried they may do a biopsy or a lumpectomy if indicated by repeat testing. ...Read more
No: Fibroadenoma is a benign fibrous tumor that will have no further consequence once removed. Fibrous tumors of the uterus and ovaries are quite common. ...Read more
Find a breast Cancer: A breast Cancer expert can guide you better, so seek consultation and full evaluation with him/her to make sure that your tumor is not cancerous. A biopsy may be needed as that is the only certain way to confirm exact diagnosis. ...Read more
Can I take gla-120 medicine for treating fibroadenomas in breast? If not, then what is this medicine used for?
There is no know medication to treat fibroadenomas. If the lesions are an issue, these would need to be removed. Gla-120 is not an approved medication for any illness. It may be used as a dietary supplement.
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How do you know: If a biopsy has been done, and proved fibroadenoma, it is ok to leave. If you are assuming that is the diagnosis, don't. Have evaluated, imaged, and biopsies if necessary. ...Read more
Benign Breast Tumor: Fibroadenomas are the most common benign breast tumor. They have a tendency to grow in response to high estrogen levels as seen in puberty and pregnancy. They have a characteristic appearance on ultrasound but can be confused with cancers and are often biopsied by nonsurgical means to establish diagnosis. They do not need to be removed but some women opt for this due to pain or cosmetic concerns. ...Read more
Surgery or watch: If fibroadenomas are small and not causing any trouble or interfering with the follow up of other suspicious lesions in the breast, they can just be left alone without further risk of problems. Otherwise, if they are very large or growing or causing deformity or pain, they can be removed by surgery (lumpectomy or excision biopsy). ...Read more
Fibroadenomas are common, noncancerous masses seen in teenage girls and young women. We do not know their exact cause.
A great resource:
http://www. Mayoclinic. Com/health/fibroadenoma/ds01069. ...Read more
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