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What's breast density effect on mass detection?

What's breast density effect on mass detection?

For in the harbor: The analogy i often use is of a fog in the harbor. The thicker the fog the harder it may be to see a small dingy - but it's still there. As you move up to a speedboat or yacht it becomes easier to find. Eventually even in the densest pea soup fog one will know an ocean liner is present and blowing its horn. ...Read more

Nipple (Definition)

A nipple also known mammary papilla or teat is a small projection of skin containing the outlets for 15–20 lactiferous ducts. Its at the apex or top or breast ...Read more


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24yrs old, lost roughly 20lbs, right breast very wrinkly, has bumps on areola/whitish bumps on nipple.Left breast slightly wrinkled, nipple inverted.

24yrs old, lost roughly 20lbs, right breast very wrinkly, has bumps on areola/whitish bumps on nipple.Left breast slightly wrinkled, nipple inverted.

Is the nipple: inversion new? If yes - would have this medically checked. The bumps on nipple and areola are likely to be Montgomery Glands. ...Read more

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Dry rash on both breast on the sides. Could it be breast cancer?

Dry rash on both breast on the sides. Could it be breast cancer?

Dry skin: sounds more like dry skin. Skin changes associated with breast cancer do not present like this and very rarely affect both breasts. Try some moisturizing cream for a week or so and see if that helps. ...Read more

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Hard and solid lump under my right nipple. Is this breast cancer?

Hard and solid lump under my right nipple. Is this breast cancer?

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 more

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Found a lump on my left breast near the armpit. Is this breast cancer?

Found a lump on my left breast near the armpit. Is this breast cancer?

Get checked out: You are toung but workup needs to start proper screening with self breast exams looking for new lumps, breast exams by your physician looking for skin or nipple chanes as well as masses or lymph nodes, and mammogram and ultrasound if needed are the best ways to pick up early stage breast cancer before it causes any symptoms. Once advanced it can cause many different symptoms throughout the body. ...Read more

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Montgomery gland on breast bleeding. No lumps and no other changes on breast.

Montgomery gland on breast bleeding. No lumps and no other changes on breast.

Spontaneously?: You need to see a breast surgeon to find out the causes. Good luck! ...Read more

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Large non mass asymetric enhancement of palpable area breast pain both nipple reddish with yellow crust image biopsy benign tissue missed cancer?

Large non mass asymetric enhancement of palpable area
 breast pain 
both nipple reddish with yellow crust 
image biopsy benign tissue 
missed cancer?

I do not know: But a recommendation would be to see a breast specialist to assure you get a second opinion and know then that you definitively do not have a more serious issue. ...Read more

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Is having blue veins on breasts and lumps on nipple normal?

Is having blue veins on breasts and lumps on nipple normal?

That is normal: If you have fair skin, it is completely normal to see veins under the skin surface. Light blue veins, in particular, are common and are called reticular veins. Veins you can feel or skin discoloration (darkening) around the veins are abnormal. Otherwise, no need to do anything. ...Read more

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Pimple on breast turn to cancer?

Pimple on breast turn to cancer?

Not likely: But if there are any concerns about a lesion on the breast - please have it medically evaluated. ...Read more

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Hypoechoic area on breast ultrasound came back as benign breast tissue with lactational changes. Can a mass come back as this? I'm worried.I'm nursing

Hypoechoic area on breast ultrasound came back as benign breast tissue with lactational changes. Can a mass come back as this? I'm worried.I'm nursing

Breast mass: It will be important to follow up with your physician to ensure that the images and the pathology report are concordant (that they agree) and, probably, get a follow-up ultrasound to ensure stability or resolution of the mass. ...Read more

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Sharp pain through right breast mainly nipple area and occassionally on left. Tenderness on chest not on breast?

Possible infection: First, this is common in breastfeeding women, but you didn't indicate if you were. Sharp pains can indicate infection of the nipple or ductal system, sometimes fungal. Over the counter topical fungal cream is worth trying, but if symptoms don't improve or redness develops, you'll want to see your doctor. Chest wall tenderness is usually musculoskeletal and Ibuprofen will help. ...Read more

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Sore, sensitive montgomery glands on areola on right breast. Not breastfeeding or pregnant.I sleep on that side. No sharp pain. Cancer?

? Fibrocystic Breast: Could be fibrocystic breast disease. This is a reason for tenderness. Can be treated with tighter, more supportive bra (sports), ibuprofen, etc. Fibrocystic issues can be related to your time in your cycle. Does the pain come and go 'monthly' like your cycle does? ...Read more

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What does swollen lymph nodes on right breast on mammogram mean?

What does swollen lymph nodes on right breast on mammogram mean?

There are: numerous causes of adenopathy, in most cases related to inflammation/infection. However, occult breast cancer or other malignancy are also possibilities. Your doctor needs to evaluate you for the cause of the adenopathy. ...Read more

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Large painfull mass behind right nipple not pregnant?

Large painfull mass behind right nipple not pregnant?

Don't know: What it is, but it should be evaluated medically as soon as possible. ...Read more

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I'm have a bloody nipple discharge, itching of the nipple, and lump on side of my breast?

I'm have a bloody nipple discharge, itching of the nipple, and lump on side of my breast?

Please See Doctor: Your symptoms require medical evaluation to check for a possible breast cancer. Please make an appointment to see your primary care doctor or gynecologist. They will refer you to a breast surgeon who can sort this out, usually by doing a simple office-based biopsy under local anesthesia. Don't delay! ...Read more

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Small rash/bump like spot on the breast .....?

Small rash/bump like spot on the breast .....?

Can't diagnose: a rash or lesion in this format. However, if there is ever a "breast lump" that should be checked. ...Read more

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Mass on right testicle, pain?

Mass on right testicle, pain?

Need ultrasound: You need to get into see a urologist have an exam and an ultrasound of the testicle. At your age, you are at risk for having testicular cancer and this would be the most concerning thing to rule out. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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