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Doctor insights on: Is Surgical Removal Necessary For Fibroadenomas

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Is surgical removal necessary for fibroadenomas?

Is surgical removal necessary for fibroadenomas?

Rarely: Fibroadenomas are benign and by natural history will often regress over 10-15 years. diangosis can be established via core bx. Making them "go away" is generally reserved for symptomatic (palpable and/or tenderness which is usually cyclical). Minimally invasive options are generally preferred over surgical excision - image guided percutaneous vacuum assisted excision, cryoablation. ...Read more

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Can i wear a bra after fibroadenoma excision surgery?

Can i wear a bra after fibroadenoma excision surgery?

Once it is healed: Yes you can wear the bra after 7-10 days from the date of surgery. it takes that long for the incision to heal and for the pain to subside. The degree of pain/discomfort in the breast will serve as your guide. ...Read more

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How much does a fibroadenoma removal surgery cost?

How much does a fibroadenoma removal surgery cost?

Discuss with MD: I assume this is a Breast fibroadenoma. If removal is required, it is done as a day surgery procedure. Cost varies on your type of insurance, surgery location, and other factors. Talk with you were treating position for best surgical options. Some fibroadenomas may be watched without surgery. If a more serious diagnosis is in question, removal is best option. ...Read more

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What are the other options for removal of fibroadenoma other than surgery?

None.: Fibroadenoma are mostly benign. Sometimes fluid filled become cystic and painful. Can be aspirated with needle by a breast surgeon or Invasive radiologist. Avoid Chocolate,Coffee. Add Vitamin E and some times BCP also help prevent recurrent exacerbation of painful Fibroadenoma ...Read more

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I'm getting fibroadenoma removal surgery on my breast, then 10 days after going to Cali. How long do stitches stay in for such a minor surgery?

I'm getting fibroadenoma removal surgery on my breast, then 10 days after going to Cali. How long do stitches stay in for such a minor surgery?

Depends on surgeon: It depends on the surgeon and the sutures used. I use absorbable sutures that don't need to be removed. It is ok to call your surgeon to ask about that. ...Read more

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Fibroadenoma (benign breast lump)--do I need removal or surgery?

Fibroadenoma (benign breast lump)--do I need removal or surgery?

Benign: A fibroadenoma is a very common benign breast mass that is found either incidentally on mammogram or ultrasound or is felt as a breast lump by the patient. Depending on the appearance and size of a fibroadenoma on imaging, it can be followed up, biopsied, or surgically removed. The majority however are left alone. ...Read more

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What are the side effects of surgical excision of breast fibrodenoma or any lesion?

Bleeding, infection: Usually bleeding or infection but different procedures may have different complications. ...Read more

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Is surgery the only way to treat a fibroadenoma cyst?

Yes and no: The current guidelines do require a tissue sample that can be done by a core biopsy to prove that this is a fibroadenoma. This is not an open surgery. There are several options for treatment depending on the size and your symptoms. You should consult your breast surgeon for a discussion to decide what is the best approach for you. ...Read more

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Is surgery the best option for one to do when diagnosed with fibroadenoma?

Is surgery the best option for one to do when diagnosed with fibroadenoma?

Not necessarily.: When a tumor is found in the breast it is essential to determine whether it is benign or malignant. This is best done by means of a non-surgical needle biopsy. If a fibroadenoma is diagnosed, this is benign and does not need to be removed unless it is very large and/or causing significant breast pain. ...Read more

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What step should be taken besides medication which I am taking n surgery so that fibroadenoma in my breasts go.Won't it dissolve over time.

None: The fibroadenoma will not disappear. It is a growth and nothing will dissolve it. However, if the radiologist and your doctors feel that it is definitely a fibroadenoma, you can choose to just watch it over time and not have it removed. For more info www.Askyourgynecologist.Org. ...Read more

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I have 2.16 CM fibroadenoma in my breast. I know it by biopsy. I want to know its cure without surgery?

I have 2.16 CM fibroadenoma in my breast. I know it by biopsy. I want to know its cure without surgery?

Possibly can be done: Fibroadenoma is a benign tumor. It can be observed. Occasionally it can regress. Sometimes it can grow larger or change. If it changes significantly, it is best to remove it. Your fibroadenoma's size is bordeline for non-surgical removal which can be done by vacuum assisted large biopsy needles or by ablation or freezing it. Look for a breast surgeon experienced in either of above procedures. ...Read more

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Is it common to have fibroadenoma after surgical menopause in therapy with estronens.Why?lack of estrogens? Thanks

Is it common to have fibroadenoma after surgical menopause in therapy with estronens.Why?lack of estrogens? Thanks

Fibroadenoma: Fibroadenomas are a fairly common benign breast tumor in all women. They can increase is size in response to estrogen. This can be seen in pregnancy for example. They may shrink in size in menopause due to a lack of estrogen. They can occur in estrogen deficient states too. ...Read more

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I have a fibroadenoma lump 3cm on my left breast, is it necessary to surgically extract it? Because i honestly dont want to have a surgery

How do you know?: How do you know that it is a fibroadenoma? Did you have a needle biopsy? If it was not diagnosed by a pathologist from a tissue biopsy, you owe it to yourself to have it removed. It could be removed under local anesthesia. ...Read more

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I was detected with a tiny fibroadenoma on my left breast. i would like to know if this could cause cancer or cause any kind of problem in the near future, also i would like to know if i require to do a surgery.

I was detected with a  tiny fibroadenoma on my left breast. i would like to know if this could cause cancer or cause any kind of problem in the near future, also i would like to know if i require to do a surgery.

Depends: Fibroadenoma is the most common benign breast tumor made up of glandular and connective tissues in females in their 20s-30s. If the mass is small, stable, no enlargement, closed monitoring is recommended. However, surgical removal is recommended if the mass is enlarged with surgical correction possible without overt scarring to the area. ...Read more

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I'm 32 years I have a lump in my left breast biopsy show complex fibroadenoma. Is surgery needed?

Ask your doctor: Appropriate management of a complex fibroadenomas is controversial. While some believe that complex fibroadenomas merit complete removal for histological examination, others suggest that they can be managed conservatively following core biopsy. They are associated with a slightly increased risk of cancer when multicentric proliferative changes are found in the surrounding glandular tissue. Good q. ...Read more

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Benign fibroadenoma lump 3X2cm found on my left breast. Am 22yrs old. Is it necessary to excise it because i dont want to do a surgery & have a scar?

Benign fibroadenoma lump 3X2cm found on my left breast. Am 22yrs old. Is it necessary to excise it because i dont want to do a surgery & have a scar?

Breast lump: That is a fairly significant sized lesion. I am assuming a needle biopsy was performed to establish the diagnosis. While it most likely is benign - and never degenerate my recommendation would be to have it removed. Depending on where it is - an excision around the areola may hide the scar. Good luck ...Read more