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Types Of Cysts In Breast
M 35 yr old.ive multiple cysts in both of my breasts.i get my U/s breast done every 2nd yr.is only US enough.strong f/m history of diff. types of cancers?
Ultrasound not enoug: Ultrasound is a good initial test for cyst in the breast but you should have by now a base line mammogram to make sure what kind of breast tissues you have your doctor should aspirated some of the cyst for diagnosis purposes mean while avoid caffeine and chocolate and take some vitamin E and 600 mg ibuprofen daily make sure you follow with a breast specialist ...Read more
A cyst is a structure or mass that consists of a cellular lined sac. It is typically filled with fluid but may be filled with solid material. It can be congenital, traumatic, or acquired. They may develop nearly anywhere in the body and usually require complete excision for eradication or they are likely to recur. Fluid filled sacs that are not cellular lined ...Read more
Not at all.: Breast cysts develop when a milk duct gets obstructed & accumulate fluid, forming a "water-balloon" in the breast. As many as 1/3 of women between 35-50 will have cysts. The main problem with cysts is that it is impossible to know if a new lump in the breast is a cyst or a tumor w/o an ultrasound or a needle aspiration. Therefore, never assume a new lump is a cyst until proven otherwise. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Breast cyst: Breast cysts are classified as simple, complicated, or complex. Breast cysts do not cause scarring. The only reason to treat a breast cyst is if it is causing severe pain or obstructing adjacent breast tissue. The treatment is usually aspiration. If the doctor decides on excisional biopsy, he will remove the cyst wall. Any minimal scars left on the skin should not concern you. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Wait or aspirate: Simple breast cysts in premenopausal women are benign and can be observed for several months to see if they resolve. If, due to pain or worry, the patient desires they may be aspirated with a needle and syringe and the fluid sent for cytology. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers