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Papilloma Breast Over Removed
I had an intraductal papilloma removed from my left breast about 4 months ago and i'm still having pains in that breast, can that be normal?
I had a papilloma removed from my rt breast 10 days ago. Blood started leaking out yesterday. Do i worry or can I wait to see the surgeon in 4 days?
Call now: You may have a hematoma--a collection of old blood built up from the time of surgery--or your surgery site may be bleeding. In any case, it is a good idea to let your surgeon know. The surgeon may wish to see you before your scheduled appointment in 4 days. ...Read more
I have pain in my left armpit & it feels swollen. I had an intraductal papilloma in my left breast removed in march. Could the two be related?
Lymph nodes: There could still be some swollen lymph nodes related to the surgery 4 months ago. ...Read more
I have dilated ducts in my left breast & nodule w/echoes & septations in right what is normal protocol? i had a papilloma removed from my right breast
Breast swelling 2 weeks post op removed benign papilloma. No fever or redness, just bruising, pain is bearable. Should i worry?
Probably not: But if concerned call your surgeon. Bruising and bearable pain is normal. Not certain about swelling and you do not give an indication of how much. ...Read more
Atypical papilloma: It is essentially a papilloma(which is a benign tumor of the breast duct) that has a component of atypical ductal hyperplasia(ADH). ADH is not cancer,but it can be considered a precursor, or at least a high risk marker, for cancer. Atypical papillomas dx'd at core biopsy should undergo complete excision. After surgery, about 30% will be upgraded at least to in situ cancer. ...Read more
Depends on location.: Papillomas are benign polyp-like growths found within breast ducts. When near the nipple, they can cause bloody nipple discharge. In the absence of 'atypia', excision is unnecessary unless they are in the periphery of the breast (away from the nipple)--in that circumstance, cancers are sometimes associated with this finding, warranting surgical biopsy. ...Read more
It depends.: Intraductal papillomas are benign tumors found commonly within the nipple ducts. They are often responsible for bloody nipple discharge. Treatment depends on their location within the breast: if it is next to the nipple, it can often be safely watched. In contrast, those found within the periphery of the breast should be surgically removed since they are occasionally next to breast cancer. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Benign: Intraductal papillomas are usually a benign condition of a nodule in a breast duct. It can cause nipple bleeding and can sometimes be seen on mammogram or breast ultrasound. Surgery may be indicated to remove the papilloma to be sure it is benign. Hyperplasia can be a pre-cancerous change on or near the papilloma. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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