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I got surgically treated 4 br abscess. I am non lactating. What are my chances of having breast cancer in future.?

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Dr. Ly Phan
Surgery
2 doctors agree

In brief: Unrelated

Simple breast abscess does not usually associated with breast cancer.
However, some breast cancer can get infected and cause abscess. Any concern should address with ur surgeon.

In brief: Unrelated

Simple breast abscess does not usually associated with breast cancer.
However, some breast cancer can get infected and cause abscess. Any concern should address with ur surgeon.
Dr. Ly Phan
Dr. Ly Phan
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2 doctors agree

In brief: Same

Having an abscess will not increase your risks of having breast cancer.
You still have about one chance in 9 of getting breast cancer. Things like family history and history of previous breast lesions may increase your risk.

In brief: Same

Having an abscess will not increase your risks of having breast cancer.
You still have about one chance in 9 of getting breast cancer. Things like family history and history of previous breast lesions may increase your risk.
Dr. Scott Grover
Dr. Scott Grover
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Dr. Colin Kerr
Family Medicine
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Breast abscess

Breast abscess has no significant impact on your risk of breast cancer.
For all practical intents and purposes, your risk of breast cancer is the same as it was before the diagnosis of your breast abscess. Only if the breast abscess became chronic would it significantly impact your risk of breast cancer by a small amount.

In brief: Breast abscess

Breast abscess has no significant impact on your risk of breast cancer.
For all practical intents and purposes, your risk of breast cancer is the same as it was before the diagnosis of your breast abscess. Only if the breast abscess became chronic would it significantly impact your risk of breast cancer by a small amount.
Dr. Colin Kerr
Dr. Colin Kerr
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