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Breast tissue in the armpits. Which treatment to undergo? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 23-Oct-2013
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User:this is XXXXXXX from pune
Doctor:How can I help you today?
User:I have a query about my wife, she is having breast tissues at underarm and gives severe pain
Doctor:Please describe it detail so that I am able to figure out what it is
User:it looks like the breast under arm,
User:initially it was very small but increased the size after pregnancy and its worst after delivery
Doctor:ok Do you mean that the underarm has a swelling?
User:not only swelling its bigger then that
Doctor:Usually the swelling in underarm area is in response to the infection or a tumor of the draining area
Doctor:The draining area is breast or arm of same side
User:its breast
Doctor:Is there some type of pain or redness in the breast?
User:yes severe pains sometimes
Doctor:Mostly it seems like infection
Doctor:Is she breast feeding?
Doctor:Can you tell me the exact location of the pain?
User:actually this doesn't came after delivery, it was there before the pregnancy, now increased in size.
Doctor:She needs further tests
User:can you please go through this video, it is same like this but big in size,,
Doctor:Went through the video
Doctor:So your wife has breast tissue in the armpits
Doctor:It has grown bigger because of the breast feeding
Doctor:Nothing much to worry
User:it gives pain
Doctor:It can be easily removed if painful or for cosmetic reasons
Doctor:For that you will need consultation with a surgeon
User:can you please suggest the good one
Doctor:Get examined by a surgeon to rule out an abscess of the tissue
Doctor:Where are you located?
User:in pimpri chinchwad
Doctor:So you are located in Pune area
Doctor:Actually I am not familiar with the place
Doctor:But you can search for surgeons in your area from the following link
Doctor:Do you have any other question?
User:do you know any pain relief medicine for this
User:do you know any pain relief medicine for this?
Doctor:For now brufen 200 mg is best option
User:thank you very much
Doctor:ok then
Doctor:Take care
User:you too
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