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Is a breast symptom usually a sign for breast cancer?

Is a breast symptom usually a sign for breast cancer?

Usually? no, but...: Most breast issues are not breast cancer. When all diagnoses are considered, breast cancer is not that common. However, if you give weight to those diagnoses you worry about, breast cancer becomes more prominent. Much depends on the breast symptom, age, genetic history, time from last mammogram, and physical exam. Please ask your OB to examine this issue. ...Read more

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Dr. Gary Sandler
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Breastfeeding (Definition)

Breastfeeding is providing nutrition to an infant using breat milk either directly by infant latching and sucking on the nipple or by feeding via bottle with expressed breast milk (when baby has difficulty suckling). Breast milk is the best milk for any baby but ...Read more


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Is swelling a symptom of breast cancer?

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Is swelling a symptom of breast cancer?

Not specifically: Breast swelling is not a specific sign or symptom of breast cancer. A breast mass may give the appearance of swelling depending on the size of the mass. Inflammatory breast cancer can cause breast swelling without an obvious mass. ...Read more

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Is breast enlargement a symptom of citalopram?

Is breast enlargement a symptom of citalopram?

Rare, but possible: It is extremely rare, but some antidepressants have been associated with elevations in a hormone, prolactin. This can cause the problem asked. This problem is more common with antipsychotic medications. ...Read more

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Is one month of breast pain a sign of breast cancer?

Is one month of breast pain a sign of breast cancer?

Not usually: A particular or focal area of pain should be investigated with mammogram and/or sonogram, but breast pain all over is usually fibrocystic/hormonal pain. Breast cancer is usually a painless, hard, non-movable lump. Anytime you are concerned about changes in your breast, consult your doctor to see if additional testing is needed. ...Read more

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Is breast itching a sign of pms?

Is breast itching a sign of pms?

Not a sign but can: Occur prior to periods due to fluid retention and breast engorgement that sometimes occur before the periods. ...Read more

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Is bleeding from nipple a telltale symptom of breast cancer?

Is bleeding from nipple a telltale symptom of breast cancer?

~10% of the time: Bloody nipple discharge is usually secondary to a benign tumor or chronic inflammation within the duct, with breast cancer a distant third. Any woman with bloody discharge requires breast evaluation, which will include a diagnostic mammogram+/-ultrasound, physical examination, and nipple aspiration cytology. If the results remain equivocal, a surgical biopsy (terminal duct excision) may be done. ...Read more

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Is redness a common sign of breast cancer?

Is redness a common sign of breast cancer?

Not in general: Redness is not a common sign of most breast cancers, but it can be seen in a rare but aggressive type called inflammatory breast cancer. Your doctor can help you distinguish this unfortunate cause of redness from allergic skin reactions or infection. ...Read more

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I'm wondering is gray pus from the one breast a symptom of breast cancer?

I'm wondering is gray pus from the one breast a symptom of breast cancer?

MAYBE: Gray pus from one nipple can be caused by:1)pagets disease of the breast 2)infection 3) intraductal papiloma . You should be evaluated by a breast surgeon. ...Read more

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Is breast hardening a sign of pregnancy?

Is breast hardening a sign of pregnancy?

No: Symptoms of early pregnancy include breast tenderness or fullness, nausea and or vomiting, fatigue, needing to urinate frequently. ...Read more

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Is just breast enlargement a sign of male breast cancer?

Is just breast enlargement a sign of male breast cancer?

Yes: But it is also a sign of gynecomastia - a common source of benign breast enlargement. Have it checked out. ...Read more

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I need your expertise, is breast tenderness a symptom of breast cancer?

I need your expertise, is breast tenderness a symptom of breast cancer?

Possibly: Breast cancer sx's can include a mass. Masses that are painless, irregular ; hard are more suggestive of cancer but they can also be tender, painful ; soft. Swelling of the breast; thickened, red, skin; non-milky nipple discharge; new retraction of nipple, puckering or irritation of skin or pain ; sometimes swollen lymph nodes under the arm(s). For risk factors seek medical evaluation. ...Read more

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Is breast inflammation or swelling a common symptom of mastitis?

Is breast inflammation or swelling a common symptom of mastitis?

Yes: As you breast feed, your breasts are initially engorged/swollen then soften as the milk is released. If you have a persistent area of swelling, redness in your breast, you may have a mastitis. See your health provider immediately to see if antibiotics are necessary for your condition. ...Read more

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Is pain on both breast a sign of pregancy?

Is pain on both breast a sign of pregancy?

Yes: It is one of the signs of pregnancy, along with missed period, decreased appetite, fatigue, etc, but some people have breast pain without being pregnant as well. ...Read more

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What is a breast abscess?

What is a breast abscess?

Localized Infection: A breast abscess is a localized collection of pus in the breast tissue. Breast abscesses develop as a result of infection of the breast tissue which can occur due to several causes. Treatment involves incision and drainage of the breast abscess. ...Read more

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Is tender/sore/sensative breast and nipplea a sign of earlt pregnancy?

Is tender/sore/sensative breast and nipplea a sign of earlt pregnancy?

Maybe: It could be, but if your period is late, a pregnancy test will answer your question. ...Read more

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Is breast pain a sign of early pregnancy?

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Perhaps: By the time you experience breast tenderness, your urine pregnancy test should be (strongly) positive. ...Read more

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I've been diagnosed with breast cellulitis is it sign of breast cancer?

I've been diagnosed with breast cellulitis is it sign of breast cancer?

Well: Having cellulitis does not mean that you have breast cancer. However, peau d' orange is a breast appearance that can occur with inflammatory breast cancer. It is due to cutaneous lymphatic edema. Edema could occur with cellulitis or with inflammatory breast cancer. ...Read more

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Is breast augumentation safe? Is thrre a ridk of breast cancer in future?

Is breast augumentation safe? Is thrre a ridk of breast cancer in future?

Safe: It is a safe procedure but should be done by board certified plastic surgeon. There is no increased risk of breast cancer. ...Read more

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Dr. Regina Hampton
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Breast Abscess (Definition)

A bacterial infection of the breast with localized redness, tenderness, fever, and ...Read more


Dr. Theodore Davantzis
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Abscess (Definition)

Painful swollen ...Read more