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How do I know if my doctor did my breast exam correctly?

How do I know if my doctor did my breast exam correctly?

Self Breast Exam: To screen yourself for breast cancer start with a self exam: http://www.webmd.com/breast-cancer/guide/breast-self-exam If you feel anything concerning contact your doctor. ...Read more

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Dr. Suzanne Galli
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Breast Exam (Definition)

To screen yourself for breast cancer start with a self exam: http://www.webmd.com/breast-cancer/guide/breast-self-exam If you feel anything ...Read more


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My daughter is 13 and her doctor suggest a breast exam? Can you explain what it will be like?

My daughter is 13 and her doctor suggest a breast exam? Can you explain what it will be like?

Breast exam: The MD will inspect the breasts for asymmetry, discoloration, dimpling and abnormal texture. As with all breast exams the MD will then palpate the breast tissue for any abnormalities, masses or areas of tenderness. Your 13 year old should be taught to do self breast exams as well. ...Read more

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How do doctors document abnormalities in a breast exam?

How do doctors document abnormalities in a breast exam?

Breast exam: It can be in writing and sometimes possible lesions can be drawn on a pre-printed anatomical pictures. ...Read more

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What kind of physician should I see for a breast exam or mammogram?

What kind of physician should I see for a breast exam or mammogram?

OB/GYN or PCP: Your ob/gyn doctor or your primary care physician should be able to take care of that for you. ...Read more

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Which type of physician do I need to see for a breast exam or mammogram?

A breast exam: Is usually done by your gyn or a breast specialist if you have had a problem and that doc will order a mammogram which is done by a technician and read by a radiologist and the report will be sent to the doc who ordered the mammogram and that doc will tell you the report results. ...Read more

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Got clinical breast exam done Bilateral mild Fibroadenosis diagonised, doctor said mammogram not needed. Should I get one?

Got clinical breast exam done Bilateral mild Fibroadenosis diagonised, doctor said mammogram not needed. Should I get one?

Likely not needed: Current national policy guidelines in the U.S. Recommend first mammogram at 40 years old unless you have mother or sister diagnosed with breast cancer at a young age. ...Read more

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After breast exam by my doctor. The lower part of my sternum hurts a tad. Could she have pressed to hard examining under my ribs?

Pain after exam: It is very possible that after your breast exam that the sternum area hurts a bit. You might just be really sensitive in that area. If it is very painful try an ice bag for 20 minutes at a time or follow the directions on advil/Tylenol that you may have may help. If it is still an issue 3-4 days after the exam, contact your doctor. ...Read more