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One breast suddenly bigger than before. Ive heard of IBC but have no other symptoms at all. Im waiting for a DR appointment, can it be anything else?

One breast suddenly bigger than before. Ive heard of IBC but have no other symptoms at all. Im waiting for a DR appointment, can it be anything else?

Normal?: Could be normal, or a cyst, or a solid tumor. Cancer at your age is extremely rare, but I'm glad you're getting it checked out. I hope you have an appointment within 2-3 weeks or less. ...Read more

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Are dry coughs associated with ibc?

Are dry coughs associated with ibc?

No it is not normal: No dry cough is not associated with inflammatory breast cancer, unless there is metastasis in the lungs.If there is metastasis than it can cause dry cough. ...Read more

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Could it be ibc or something else hurts!!?

Clarify: We'd love to help, but you'll need to provide more information and background for your question. ...Read more

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What to do if I have ibc or something that hurts?

What to do if I have ibc or something that hurts?

Need more info: It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without taking additional history, physical examination and may be some tests. It would be prudent to see your doctor. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex, if you have sex. ...Read more

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What is the survival rate for ibc?

Overall?: Inflammatory breast cancer, correct? In the past, it's been difficult to find statistics specific to inflammatory breast cancer, which is a relatively locally advanced stage and thus more ominous. The most recent statistic i could find is 35% 5-year survival, worse than other breast cancers but far from hopeless. Many other factors also contribute to prognosis. Be brave and cherish your life. ...Read more

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Im a female 19 years old and showing signs of ibc is this normal for my age?

Im a female 19 years old and showing signs of ibc is this normal for my age?

IBC: If by ibc you mean inflammatory breast cancer, you are young for getting the disease.However see your doctor if there is any doubt of a problem. ...Read more

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Main differences between mastitis and ibc?

Main differences between mastitis and ibc?

Similar: Mastitis is a benign, infection, usually with an abscess. Ibc is breast cancer that can look like an infection and not have a mass but is an aggressive form of breast cancer. A biopsy should be performed to make the diagnosis of ibc. Often the mammogram will be normal with minor changes. ...Read more

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What to do if I have breast irregularity in shape.. Ibc?

What to do if I have breast irregularity in shape.. Ibc?

Is it new?: A new, obvious breast irregularity is worth discussing with your physician and perhaps getting a mammogram as it can mean cancer. Otherwise, all women's breasts have some irregularity. Unless it's so unusual that people ask you about it, I'd ignore it and be thankful for good health. ...Read more

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What does ibc rash look like? Pictures

What does ibc rash look like? Pictures

Excellent photos by: Mayo clinic of inflammatory breast cancer rash: http://www.Bing.Com/images/search?Q=ibc+rash+pictures&form=hdrsc2#view=detail&id=2f0a82bbfda38744f8e25ab8f4a0b57e6e7fd9ad&selectedindex=12. ...Read more