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I have a tubular adenoma in my left breast can it turn into cancer and should I have it removed right away?

I have a tubular adenoma in my left breast can it turn into cancer and should I have it removed right away?

Rare but benign: These are quite uncommon. I don't believe they have any malignant potential beyond normal breast, but if the mass bothers you, feel free to have it excised. Since it's uncommon, see if your biopsy has been or can be looked at by two pathologists. ...Read more

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Dr said breast lump was big and with echo he could tell if it was an adenoma, now says I need another scan because he's not sure?

Dr said breast lump was big and with echo he could tell if it was an adenoma, now says I need another scan because he's not sure?

Complete the workup: What led to the original ultrasound? Was it an abnormal exam or mammogram?

Please see your doctor and get a complete breast evaluation. Depending on the mammogram results (and make sure the mammography has your ultrasound images!), further workup may be necessary, possibly including mri.

If the findings are not completely benign, a biopsy to look at tissue under the microscope is required. ...Read more

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I am 19 year old. I feel a lump in upper lateral portion of left breast. Its painless and little motile. Is it surely a fibro adenoma?

I am 19 year old. I feel a lump in upper lateral portion of left breast. Its painless and little motile. Is it surely a fibro adenoma?

It could be, but...: ...It's best to be seen by a breast surgeon, just to be sure. At that time we can do an ultrasound +/- a (nonsurgical) biopsy, confirm the diagnosis and decide the best course of rx (which is often just observation). I suggest you ask your gyne for a referral. ...Read more

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Written in the ultrasound “ small 9x5mm oval shap solid lesion seen in the upper quadrant of right breast as a fibro adenoma & 2 small cyst Advice?

Written in the ultrasound “ small 9x5mm oval shap solid lesion seen in the upper quadrant of right breast as a fibro adenoma & 2 small cyst Advice?

Fibroadenoma follow: Sharply demarked lesions in the breast at your age are almost always benign tumors of glands and connecting tissue called fibroadenomas. There is no need for removal unless they enlarge or obscure follow-up/exam. Needle aspiration biopsy can easily confirm if worrisome. ...Read more

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Can they tell if a breast tumor is cancerous on a ultrsound? He said it may be a adenoma. I'm waiting on a biopsy. What's the likelyhood of cancer?

Can they tell if a breast tumor is cancerous on a ultrsound? He said it may be a adenoma. I'm waiting on a biopsy. What's the likelyhood of cancer?

Imaging does: Not tell histology -- what it looks like under the microscope. There are certain imaging findings, such as filled with notvery complex fluid, that points to benignancy. ...Read more

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I have the result of ultra sound of my right breast. And it shows features of fibroadenosis of right breast and multiple small well defined isoechoeic masses-fibro adenomas. What is mean of this. Is this the sign of breast cancer?

I have the result of ultra sound of my right breast. And it shows features of fibroadenosis of right breast and multiple small well defined isoechoeic masses-fibro adenomas. What is mean of this. Is this the sign of breast cancer?

Benign: What is described on your ultrasound is a benign finding. However, it needs to be interpreted within the context of why the ultrasound was ordered--is there a palpable abnormality? ...An abnormality seen on a mammogram? ...Breast pain? The ultrasound report should include info which tells the ordering physician what the next step is (routine follow-up, close f/u, biopsy)--please talk to your dr. ...Read more

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I have the result of my right breast ultra sound and it shows. Features of fibroadenosis of right breast and multiple small well defined isoechoeic masses-fibro adenomas. What its mean; is this the sign of breast cancer? Pls I need your concerned..

I have the result of my right breast ultra sound and it shows. Features of fibroadenosis of right breast and multiple small well defined isoechoeic masses-fibro adenomas. What its mean; is this the sign of breast cancer? Pls I need your concerned..

Need 2 Ask Ur Dr.: What is described on your ultrasound is a benign finding. However, it needs to be interpreted within the context of why the ultrasound was ordered--is there a palpable abnormality? ...An abnormality seen on a mammogram? ...Breast pain? The ultrasound report should include info which tells the ordering physician what the next step is (routine follow-up, close f/u, biopsy)--please talk to your dr. ...Read more

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I've got a breast tumor. Had a ultrasound. Now waiting on biopsy. He said it probably was a adenoma. I've got one on my pituitary gland also. Cancer?

Ubknown: I would need much more information. A breast "adenoma" is probably meant to be a benign (non-cancerous) fibroadenoma ; would not be related to a pituitary adenoma. The biopsy will give you the information you need. ...Read more

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I was wondering what are some signs that I might have tubular breasts?

Mostly Shape: Tubular breasts have a different appearance, typically are not large in outside diameter shape and give appearance of oversized nipple-areolar compared to the outside diameter breast tissue. Narrow base leading to a more 'pointed' appearance is often seen. See your primary care doctor or breast surgeon for evaluation and diagnosis. ...Read more

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What's tubular breast deformity?

What's tubular breast deformity?

It is correctable: Tubular or "tuberous" breast deformity is not uncommon. The breast develops typically with a narrow, constricted base, a high and tight lower breast fold and a large protruding areola. Correction should address all of these areas typically by releasing the tissues, placing an implant and modifying the nipple and areola with reduction and/or lifting. Sometimes a staged procedure is indicated. ...Read more

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Can tubular breast deformity be real?

Can tubular breast deformity be real?

Absolutely: Tubular breast deformity refers to a developmental breast deformation characterized by a small breast with a narrow base, elevated crease, and a large areola with breast tissue herniating into it. Treatment usually involved lowering of the inframammary crease, scoring the breast tissue to allow for expansion, implant placement, and often reduction of the size of the nipple-areola complex. ...Read more

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How can you know if you have tubular breasts?

How can you know if you have tubular breasts?

Tuberous Breast: Tuberous breasts are typically more narrow, with a higher fold under the breast. The breast looks as if it is hanging off the fold. Also the nipple tends to be stretched out and more full. You can have tuberous breasts on both sides but more commonly one side is normal so the differences I described are easier to see. Tuberous breasts can be corrected by Board Certified Plastic Surgeon. ...Read more

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I was wondering what are the first signs of tubular breasts?

No real first signs: There are no real first signs of tubular breast deformity since all breast developing through puberty will look different. Some breasts may even look tubular to start and end up being completely normal. Tubular breasts are usually defined as follow:large areola, narrow base to the breast and a short nipple to fold distance. The breast will have a constricted base and may look like a snoopy nose. ...Read more

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Hiya, I think I have tubular breasts and it gets me down a lot, I casnt even get any bikinis/bras. Is surgery the only option?

Hiya, I think I have tubular breasts and it gets me down a lot, I casnt even get any bikinis/bras. Is surgery the only option?

Surgery best option: Yes surgery is probably the best option but this can be done with your own tissue rearrangement or with implants (silicone or saline) or recently great results have been obtained with fat grafting using liposuction to obtain the fat through small needle like incisions and places with similar needle like incisions measuring 1/8 inch. See fattransferbreastaug. Com for results. ...Read more

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Can breast enhancement pills could correct tubular breasts?

No: I am not aware of any pill that can treat tubular breasts. This is an anatomic condition that requires release of constricted breast tissue with placement of implants or fat grafts. ...Read more

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Since I have tubular breasts, will breast feeding ever be an option for me?

Since I have tubular breasts, will breast feeding ever be an option for me?

Likely difficult: Tubular breasts, as sometimes seen with pcos, mean that the glandular tissue is underdeveloped. Therefore, although some breastfeeding is usually possible, most women will not have a sufficient supply to exclusively breastfeed. Remember any amount of breast milk you provide your baby is better than none. ...Read more

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My doctor said if I take progesterone it will enhance my tubular breasts. Is this true and how? Thanks!

My doctor said if I take progesterone it will enhance my tubular breasts. Is this true and how? Thanks!

Tubular breasts: A patient with a diagnosis of tubular breasts generally requires corrective surgery. See a plastic surgeon for a consultation. S/he can best advise you regarding your options to create balanced, symmetric, normal appearing breasts. ...Read more

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