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Hard Lump After Breast Biopsy
unlikely: Most probably , after breast biopsy patient has focal hemorrhage and small area of fat necrosis, as previous site of biopsy. Breast tissue predominantly fatty and does not reveal large blood vessels and ussually no hematomas after biopsy. A hematoma or haematoma, is a localized collection of blood outside the blood vessels, usually in liquid form within the tissue. ...Read more
Biopsy is tissue removed by needle or cutting to remove part of a body part. It is usually a small amount of material that is processed by a pathologist. Most of the time it is stained and looked at through a microscope to arrive at a diagnosis. Special processes are done for some tissues or problems. The purpose is to tell what the problem is (diagnosis). ...Read more
Could be. see MD now: Absolutely, it is possible to be a cancer. Need to see your doctor. You doctor can examine the lump-and further tests would need to be done accordingly that would include- mammogram/sonogram and biopsy of the lump. Please see your doctor immediately. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Rarely: Breast cancer surgeons have learned a lot from our plastic surgery colleagues and now try to apply many of the same principles that they follow with breast surgery so that we can, first and foremost, remove what we need to, but do so with minimal aesthetic changes. Of course, the size of the tumor relative to the breast and it's location will have an effect, but most patients have minimal changes. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Sore lump under left breast. Lump feels quite hard and get itchy breasts a lot before lump appeared?
Had vacuum breast biopsy 3 months ago and area near biopsy site feels firm still. Not rock hard but almost like a little lump. Biopsy was benign breast tissue. What could be causing that firmness?
Hematoma: No matter what kind of biopsy is perfomed on the breast there is always the possibility of a small degree of bleeding locally. If an open biopsy is carried out, surgical closure to prevent even small spaces at the bx site from remaining. Without guaranteed control of any oozing into the biopsy site a hematoma and some hardening of the area can occur ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Minor Surgery: A lumpectomy is usually performed under twilight anesthesia, so you will not be aware of the operation. After surgery, you will probably notice a "black-and-blue" type of soreness that should be well controlled with non-narcotic pain medication (i am a big fan of ibuprofen). Most people return to work in a few days and are back to normal activities in a week. Of course, check with your surgeon. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Im 46 last year noticed a lump in bresst. PCP felt it agreed with me. Mammo neg. Niw lump remains in breast, lump or hard area above left breast?
Second opinion and: make sure you obtain bilateral breast ultrasound. ...Read more
Get it examines: There is no way to tell in this virtual forum if the lump is cancerous or not. Please have the lump examined by a MD to make that determination. ...Read more
Calcification on left breast. Need a needle core biopsy. Feel swollen under left arm but don't feel a lump. Would my mammos detect underarm too?
Breast is priority: Your priority and that of the mammogram is to detect early breast lesions so that a needle biopsy dx can be rendered. The underarm swelling may be due to enlarged lymph nodes for which no x-ray is needed (you already know that they are enlarged). If the breast bx is malignant, the following step will be surgery that may include sampling of the lymph nodes (like sentinel node) . ...Read more
Baby has 1 hard lump behind left nipple. Left nipple is inverted. Just noticed 2 weeks ago. Lump might be getting bigger. Almost 4 months. Cancer?
No: Breast cancer does not occur in young children. Rather the breast has not developed at a young age and behind the nipple the precursor tissue or breast bud is noted. In some it is larger than others but still is the source from which the breast grows. To many cases or biopsy not realizing the significance of the lump has removed all potential for breast development in the future. ...Read more
Small wart like lump inside nipple and right next to nipple is it benign? I'm 21 yrs old it's hard but feels rubbery.
Breast lump: While you may be young, you should have your lump examined by your doctor. ...Read more
Large Hard Movable painful Lump in left Breast surface feel like cauliflower over12 months no swollen lymph nodes GP says Seed Cyst after exam True?
Breast self exam adv: I would advise you to examine your breast once monthly. The best time to do this exam is soon after your monthly period has ended. if you find the size of the lump is increasing, you will need a mammogram and/or Ultrasound of your breast. It could be all due to fibro-cystic changes caused by the hormonal changes during the monthly cycles. Does this lump become more or less painful during the month ...Read more
Need to be checked: Majority of breast lumps are benign but some are cancerous. Breast cancers may be found during pregnany as other times. Please have your breast lump checked by a breast care provider. An ultrasound can be done safely which is very helpful in determining what steps are needed to be taken. ...Read more
Soft flat feeling not quite lump moves feels squishy. Near breast bone. Breast bone clicks?had few breast checksrecently nothing. what could this be?
Skin mass: Sounds like you have alreDy been evaluated and scanned. So thus it may just be a simple cyst or fatty tumor. Go back to your doctor and ask him to remove it for you ...Read more
Lg firm lump 3 o clock pos beside/ behind nipple on rt breast had mam/ult results birads 3-after it got red warm tender now itching armpit under skin?
Breast biopsy means obtaining tissue samples from an area of concern in the breast to be sent to the lab to make a diagnosis. This could be from a suspicious lump or a suspicious finding on you mammogram or ultrasound (or mri). The biopsy is obtained using a biopsy needle under imaging guidance. Occasionally an open surgical ...Read more
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