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What Is A Breast Cyst
What happens if breast cyst is only galactocele, benign cyst, letter of offer I signed with new employer can be confirmed?
Yes, you are fine: A galactocele is a more technical term for a breast cyst. All breast cysts are raw, unformed, unrefined breast milk! Galact = milk, cele = sac -- so a breast cyst is a galactocele. They occur because a breast segment's drainage tube (duct) becomes temporarily or permanently blocked. The raw milk can't be processed and resorbed, and builds up. THERE IS NO CANCER RISK! Good luck! ...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
What is a complex breast cyst, and why would an aspiration, and core needle biopsy be recommended?
Very: Cystic breasts is the most frequent female benign breast lesion. Up to one-third of women aged 30 to 50 years have cysts in their breasts. The true frequency is probably much greater than the clinically recognized entity, and the prevalence has been estimated to be between 50% and 90%. ...Read more
Yes: They are more common in women aged 35-50 but can be found at any age. Most breast cysts are benign. The might require drainage if they are painful, large, or just simply if you want to make them go away for piece of mind. Cyst fluid that is bloody is of concern but almost any other color would be of no concern. ...Read more
(painful) lump: Breast cysts arise from fluid accumulation within a blocked milk duct. These appear to be estrogen-dependent and very common, occurring in 35-50% of women aged 35-50. When small, they usually are "silent"; but, when large, they can be quite painful. Aspiration is reserved for those that are causing pain or those that are atypical in appearance by ultrasound. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I need to know that: Five patients asked that today for pain we believe low caffeine intake, vitamin E at 200 iu/ daily (controversial) flaxseed oil and evening primrose oil and i add prayers. If totally hormonal than little to help until menopause I have as many patients with increased pain with use of bcp--as patients who state they got better on the pill ? Only the british with their placebo trials will answer. ...Read more
I have slight indentation on both of my breasts - I am 19 so doubt this is cancer - what could this be? Breast cysts, Fibrocystic Breasts or what?
Requires exam: and probable breast ultrasound. Cannot be diagnosed with an exam. ...Read more
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