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Can extra fibroid in breast mean breast cancer? Doctor found some and requested a sonogram

Can extra fibroid in breast mean breast cancer? Doctor found some and requested a sonogram

Do you mean: fibroadenomas? They are common benign tumors, many women have multiple fibroadenomas. They are not cancerous, nor do they increase the risk of cancer. ...Read more

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Fibroids (Definition)

Uterine fibroids are the most common pelvic tumor in women. 1 of every 3 women of child-bearing age have these tumors and up to 80% of african-american women have fibroids. They are often asymptomatic but they can also cause significant symptoms. It is the most common cause of heavy menstrual bleeding. Pelvic pain and increased urinary frequency ...Read more


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I was diagnosed with fibroids in my breast. My left breast is the worst. I had a mammogram, it was normal. My question is what does that mean exactly?

I was diagnosed with fibroids in my breast. My left breast is the worst. I had a mammogram, it was normal. My question is what does that mean exactly?

Fibroadenomas?: Do you mean fibroadenomas, or fibrous breast tissue? If fibroadenomas, how were they diagnosed? If you have dense breasts, it is possible for visualization of a fibroadenoma or other lesion to be obscurred by the generalized breast density, so the mammo would look normal. ...Read more

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How do I expel breast fibroid by herbal therapy?

How do I expel breast fibroid by herbal therapy?

Highly unlikely: Estrogen from your hormones may excite the nodule but a breat mass showed be biopsied or removed. You need to prove that it is not a malignancy even at 38 yrs old. ...Read more

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swollen, movable lymph nodes in my neck that have the same texture as breast fibroids. Does that sound like Hodgkin's lymphoma?

swollen, movable lymph nodes in my neck that have the same texture as breast fibroids. Does that sound like Hodgkin's lymphoma?

Lymph nodes: You cannot determine the cause of an abnormal lymph nodes swollen by feeling the lymph node. Depending on your other symptoms a lymph node biopsy may be indicated. ...Read more

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Cyclic breast and abd pain, ultrasound showed fibroids and cysts, breast pain EXTREME, left always worse. Any other treatments besides birth control?

Cyclic breast and abd pain, ultrasound showed fibroids and cysts, breast pain EXTREME, left always worse. Any other treatments besides birth control?

Fibrocystic disease: NSAIDS would help. also you can put some ice packs/cold compress to the breast. cut down certain food/beverages like coffee/caffeinated beverages, tea, mints, chocolate as they can cause breast tenderness. take care. ...Read more

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I have fibroid cysts in my breasts. A big guy gave me a hug today that hurt my right breast . I then heard a PoP. Could that have been a cyst?

I have fibroid cysts in my breasts.  A big guy gave me a hug today that hurt my right breast .  I then heard a PoP.
Could that have been a cyst?

Maybe/maybe not: Fibrocystic breasts usually have very small cysts and are not likely to "pop" like bubble wrap. However, if it were a larger cyst, that may have been possible. Either way, it is a good idea to check the breasts again for any lumps or knot and see a MD if you are unsure. ...Read more

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What is causing all my calcifications? In the breast, neck, fibroids (had hyst , )now need spleen removed because of calcification on it

What is causing all my calcifications? In the breast, neck, fibroids (had hyst , )now need spleen removed because of calcification on it

Calcifications: Have you been worked up by a physician for this issue? Calcification can be due to electrolyte abnormalities in the body as well as diet, genetics, alcohol intake, medications, etc... Consider seeing an endocrinologist for a thorough evaluation. ...Read more

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What to do if I have calcium deposits in my right breast as of november 2013, in the past had removed fibroids non cancer?

What to do if I have calcium deposits in my right breast as of november 2013, in the past had removed fibroids non cancer?

Clustered needs bx: Calcium comes in many different forms in the breast. First discovered with mammography. When diffuse, no significance seen. When clustered and in micro form, if there are more than ten in the cluster, biopsy recommended because of a significant incidence on in-situ carcinoma. ...Read more

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Fibroid (Definition)

A leiomyomata(fibroid) is a smooth muscle growth in the uterus that is rubbery, binds the female hormone estrogen and can grow to "epic" proportions causing distortion of the uterus. They cause bleeding, and burning pain( aka "fireball tumor") as ...Read more