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What's the upshot of getting breast lump?
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Dr. Barry Rosen
Surgery
7 doctors agree
In brief: Definitive Diagnosis
Any new lump in the breast should prompt physician evaluation.
Based upon examination findings, your doctor may order tests such as an ultrasound+/-mammogram, and refer you to a breast specialist. If the lump is suspicious, a simple needle biopsy may be performed under local anesthesia in the office for definitive diagnosis. If the lump is deemed non-suspicious, short-term follow-up is advised.

In brief: Definitive Diagnosis
Any new lump in the breast should prompt physician evaluation.
Based upon examination findings, your doctor may order tests such as an ultrasound+/-mammogram, and refer you to a breast specialist. If the lump is suspicious, a simple needle biopsy may be performed under local anesthesia in the office for definitive diagnosis. If the lump is deemed non-suspicious, short-term follow-up is advised.
Dr. Barry Rosen
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Dr. Carla Enriquez
Pediatrics
In brief: Depends
The lump can be benign (not harmful, normal, not dangerous) or significant or serious.
First step is to have your doctor check it out. Then tests may be ordered for more information. Ultrasound, mri, or biopsy depending on how suspicious the lump is. Please see your doctor.

In brief: Depends
The lump can be benign (not harmful, normal, not dangerous) or significant or serious.
First step is to have your doctor check it out. Then tests may be ordered for more information. Ultrasound, mri, or biopsy depending on how suspicious the lump is. Please see your doctor.
Dr. Carla Enriquez
Dr. Carla Enriquez
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