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What is the treatment for breast lump?

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Dr. Mark Pack
Surgery
2 doctors agree

In brief: Depends

This should be discussed with your doctor. Sometimes a breast lump needs to be removed, depending on the level of concern for breast cancer or if the lump is painful, possible abscess, possible cyst.
.. Sometimes a breast lump is not removed. It all depends on symptoms and the level of suspicion regarding cancer.

In brief: Depends

This should be discussed with your doctor. Sometimes a breast lump needs to be removed, depending on the level of concern for breast cancer or if the lump is painful, possible abscess, possible cyst.
.. Sometimes a breast lump is not removed. It all depends on symptoms and the level of suspicion regarding cancer.
Dr. Mark Pack
Dr. Mark Pack
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Dr. Barry Rosen
Surgery
2 doctors agree

In brief: Establish the Dx

There is no specific rx needed for a breast lump other than its removal if it is cancerous; therefore, attention is appropriately directed to diagnosis.
Many lumps are actually just normal breast tissue: this is best evaluated by a breast surgeon. Sometimes, a mammogram or ultrasound is diagnostic. If necessary, a needle biopsy may be done under local anesthesia for definitive diagnosis.

In brief: Establish the Dx

There is no specific rx needed for a breast lump other than its removal if it is cancerous; therefore, attention is appropriately directed to diagnosis.
Many lumps are actually just normal breast tissue: this is best evaluated by a breast surgeon. Sometimes, a mammogram or ultrasound is diagnostic. If necessary, a needle biopsy may be done under local anesthesia for definitive diagnosis.
Dr. Barry Rosen
Dr. Barry Rosen
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