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Doctor insights on: What Is A Breast Lesion

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Do you think I should be worried about a lesion on side of my breast?

Do you think I should be worried about a lesion on side of my breast?

Depends: Lesion? Side? Inside, outside, too little information to say for sure in your description. Safest to go and have a professional evaluation from your healthcare provider. ...Read more

Dr. Scott Bolhack
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Wounds (Definition)

A wound is a condition in which a person has some trauma to part of his body in which the surface of the skin or some other organ has been broken open. Wounds include clean cuts, jagged cuts, avulsions (ripping away) of ...Read more


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I have stallate lesion in my breast what are the chances of survival?

I have stallate lesion in my breast what are the chances of survival?

Unknown.: Breast cancer is a much more tricky than that. The prognosis is determined by a host of factors which include the histologic type of tumor and invasion. The way the cells look, the specific markers found on the cell surface, the presence of genetic mutations, the size of the tumor, the presence of lymph nodes, etc. Talk with your doc about your prognostic factors. ...Read more

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Should my wife remove left breast lesion? Is it necessary to remove a lesion in left breast?

Should my wife remove left breast lesion? Is it necessary to remove a lesion in left breast?

If it's new, yes: If your wife has a new breast lesion or mass, please get her to see her doctor asap. Better to have it checked and it be nothing than ignore it and allow a breast cancer to get bigger and more difficult to treat. ...Read more

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Had f/u u/s for area in breast that came back as lactation changes -- 3 months later lesion is less obvious and a bit smaller... Is this a good?

Had f/u u/s for area in breast that came back as lactation changes -- 3 months later lesion is less obvious and a bit smaller... Is this a good?

Yes: Smaller is good! have you recently been pregnant and stopped lactating? That would explain the changes. Make sure you follow up with your provider as the recommend ...Read more

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What can I do for anechoic cystic lesion on breast?

What can I do for anechoic cystic lesion on breast?

Breast Cysts are...: ...Benign processes which develop when a duct becomes obstructed. With rare exception, breast cancers grow solid; therefore, if a breast lump is fluid-filled, no further evaluation is needed. Cysts require no rx, although, when painful, aspiration can resolve the cyst. If bloody fluid is found, it is common to test this fluid for cancer cells on the very small chance the cyst is cancerous. ...Read more

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Dr used 18 gauge core needle u/s guided biopsy for 5 mm breast lesion. 4 samples were obtained. What does that mean?

Breast biopsy: The "18 gauge" refers to the diameter of the core biopsy obtained (a lower number is a thicker biopsy). The "4" refers to the number of tissue samples obtained of the 5 mm. Lesion that was presumably identified by imaging. Assuming the pathology results correlate with the imaging findings, you and your care providers should feel comfortable that they are addressing the lesion appropriately. ...Read more

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Dr used 18 gauge needle for breast core biopsy because lesion was small(4x7mm). Results were benign. Does this make sense?

Sure,,: This just means you've had a breast biopsy that yielded benign tissue from this lesion indicating that it is of a benign type of lesion. You can discuss with your doctor what you want to do next, like take it out depending on where in your breast it's located. Best if luck. ...Read more