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What is atypical papilloma in the breast?

What is atypical papilloma in the breast?

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 (vasopressin)). ADH (vasopressin) 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

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What does it mean to have a benign breast papilloma with hyperplasia?

What does it mean to have a benign breast papilloma with hyperplasia?

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

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I have had a papilloma in my breast for over a decade. Ideally should it be removed?

I have had a papilloma in my breast for over a decade. Ideally should it be removed?

See derm: A dermatologist should be able to tell you if your lesion needs to be removed. ...Read more

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How do you treat an intraductal papilloma of the breast?

How do you treat an intraductal papilloma of the breast?

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 more

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What is a benign breast papilloma with hyperplasia? Not cancerous, right?

What is a benign breast papilloma with hyperplasia? Not cancerous, right?

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 more

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Breast, core biopsies. _ intraductuctal papilloma with associated calcificstion is it cancer??

Breast, core biopsies. _ intraductuctal papilloma with associated calcificstion is it cancer??

Breast Biopsy: The results of your biopsy should be explained by your physician or the person preforming the biopsy. We are not supposed to make diagnosis on HealthTap and do not have access to the full report or clinical correlation. ...Read more

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I had breast surgery to remove a papilloma two weeks ago and had no pain at that time... Now all of a sudden have pain. Is that normal?

See Doctor: Postsurgically, most of the discomfort a patient will experience occurs soon after surgery; given the delayed onset of your pain, best to be seen by your surgeon. Only by doing so can complications (which can be associated with pain) be ruled out and treated if present.
Best wishes. ...Read more

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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 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?

Yes: But you should return to the surgeon for advice, possible exam and imaging... It is very unlikely to be cancer, but it doese not ease your pain to say that. There will be no harm in using tylenol, (acetaminophen) advil or aleve until then. ...Read more

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What causes breast bloody discharge beside cancer or intraductal papilloma?

What causes breast bloody discharge beside cancer or intraductal papilloma?

Fibroadenoma: And bloody discharge is more likley to be benign than invasive cancer... Problem is benignancy and malignncy cannot be discerned until it is removed and margins and receptors assessed. ...Read more

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I have been diagnosis with sclerosing intraductal papilloma with lesion on breast. What are the treatment? So worried.

I have been diagnosis with sclerosing intraductal papilloma with lesion on breast. What are the treatment? So worried.

Surgical excision: Sclerosing intraductl papilloma is a benign lesion which developes in milk ducts, but sometimes it may be associated with breast cancer. So if this diagnosis was made by a needle biopsy, it is recommended to have surgical excision to verify presence or lack of presence of assoiated malignancy. ...Read more

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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?

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

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Have you diagnosed someone young with intraductal papilloma, carcinoma in situ or breast cancer?

Have you diagnosed someone young with intraductal papilloma, carcinoma in situ or breast cancer?

Yes: While these diagnoses are less common in young women, they do occur. If you have concerns, you should consider getting an ultrasound or a mammogram. ...Read more

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Breast swelling 2 weeks post op removed benign papilloma. No fever or redness, just bruising, pain is bearable. Should I worry?

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

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Had my "irregular hypoechoic heterogenous 2.4cm breast lump" biopsied and it turned out to be a benign 'sclerosing adenosis'. What causes these?

Had my "irregular hypoechoic heterogenous 2.4cm breast lump" biopsied and it turned out to be a benign 'sclerosing adenosis'. What causes these?

Breast specialist: I recommend you follow up with a breast specialist to review the films and biopsy result. The two don't seem to match up, we call this discordance.
It is difficult for you to get a good answer in this forum without us seeing your report and looking at the films.
Good luck! ...Read more

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Why do my breasts itch?

Why do my breasts itch?

Not sure: The breasts may itch as they expand with weight gain, puberty, pregnancy, pms, and breast-feeding. ...Read more

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Can breasts grow unevenly?

Can breasts grow unevenly?

Yes: Most breasts (sort of like feet size) are within a certain range of difference. But occasionally they will develop at different rates or with different size that is obvious. Rarely this may be caused by underlying pathology. Discuss with you family doctor if this is your problem. ...Read more

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Why do my breasts feel heavy?

If this is different: Then you normally feel- you may have retained fluid in your breasts. ...Read more

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How to get my breasts bigger?

How to get my breasts bigger?

^ Breast Size.: The breasts enlarge naturally with weight gain, puberty, pregnancy and breast-feeding. Some oral contraceptives can be associated with increase in breast size in some women (sometimes). Building up pectoral muscles can lead to the breasts sitting on the chest wall in a manner that is attractive but will not increase cup size. ...Read more

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How can I enlarge my breasts?

How can I enlarge my breasts?

Breast enlargement: Of course garments/bras can be used. There are several other techniques to enlarge the breast with breast implants being the most popular. Either saline or silicone implants can be used. Other methods include external expanders (brava device), or fat tranfer via grafts or flaps. A variety of hormones can be used but are generally used only for male to female transgender treatment. ...Read more

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Why does my baby have breasts?

Why does my baby have breasts?

Hormones!: The levels of circulating hormones in your baby's body after birth are really high! Additionally, they might be getting an extra boost of hormones from breast-feeding as well. Never fear; those hormone levels will fall within the first few months of your baby's life, and the breast tissue will subside. ...Read more