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Cause for several lumps in breasts - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Practicing since : 2004
Answered : 37 Questions
User :   I have several lumps in both breasts, what could be the cause of it?                                                                                                                                                                                                        
Doctor :   Hi
User :   Hello
Doctor :   I am Dr.
User :   I hope u hv gt my query?
Doctor :   Let me ask you few questions
Doctor :   Yes I got it
User :   are u a gynecologist?
Doctor :   What is your age ?
User :   ok
User :   29
Doctor :   When did you first notice them?
User :   I think wen i was 15 or 16
Doctor :   Do you have pain or soreness?
User :   pain sumtime not always
Doctor :   Were they increasing in size?
User :   yes they increase in size as well as in numbers
Doctor :   Do you have normal regular periods month on month?
User :   i had prblm earlier bt now i m ok
Doctor :   Are you married?
Doctor :   Are you with me?
User :   ya
User :   i m sorry
User :   no i m not married
Doctor :   Did you check with a Doctor yet about them?
User :   long time back i took some homeopathic medicine
User :   bt of no use
Doctor :   Do you have a family history of breast problems?
User :   no
Doctor :   Do you have a family history of infertility?
User :   no
Doctor :   Do you have large size of breast?
User :   Is there any treatment available for this apart from operation
User :   no, it's normal in size n shape
Doctor :   Ok, let me tell you.
Doctor :   Any lump in the breast should be properly and thoroughly investigated
Doctor :   especially at this age
Doctor :   There is certainly treatments available
Doctor :   once the cause the is found
User :   do u think, it could be cancerous?
User :   I had taken advice frm a gynae n i was advised some fibrocystic lumps
Doctor :   The next step that you have to do is get an FNAC / Biopsy of the lump
Doctor :   Yes I too feel so, but fibrocystic lumps should not be ignored
Doctor :   You need a follow up examination by the Doctor
User :   would tht be painful, coz i dnt want any kind of operation
Doctor :   It is not operation
Doctor :   It is a test with needle
User :   would that cause any prblm in future or in my married life?
User :   ok
Doctor :   Fibrocystic disease is benign but should compulsorily followed every year with the Doctor
Doctor :   to notice any changes
User :   ok
Doctor :   If it purely fibrocystic one, it can be left alone
User :   u didn't tell me if there is any medication avlbl for this disease?
User :   ok
Doctor :   There is no medicine actually
Doctor :   If the symptoms are bothering you
Doctor :   you should get them reduced by surgery alone
User :   ok
Doctor :   I guess your doctor would have told you that
User :   is there any chance that it will come again after surgery
User :   i hv heard that
Doctor :   The chances are thre
Doctor :   but you cannot avoid them
User :   so wat is the point going for that
User :   as i hv told u that there are several lumps
Doctor :   That is why
Doctor :   I say if the symptoms are bothersome
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