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Fibrocystic breast disease - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   Dr XXX here
User :   my right breast is feeling slightly warmer than my left should i be concerned
Doctor :   How may i help you?
Doctor :   Do you have any lumps?
User :   no
User :   i do have fibrocystic breasts
Doctor :   Your age?
Doctor :   Your age?
User :   37
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   In fibrocystic breasts if the cysts grow in size then they tend to occupy more space
Doctor :   resulting in compression of the lactiferous ducts and resulting in inflamatory changes
Doctor :   these inflamatory changes lead to increase in temperature
Doctor :   This might be the most probable cause for your complaint
User :   i had an ultrasound done there were no cysts
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Then you dont have to worry
Doctor :   Do wear any tight clothing
User :   so I don't have to be concerned about inflamatory breast cancer
Doctor :   No
Doctor :   Fibrocystic breasts are a beningn condition
User :   but isn't warm breast a sign of IBC
Doctor :   Rarely less than 5% are cancerous
Doctor :   Not always
Doctor :   In iflamatory breast cancer you should also have tenderness, arm pit soreness, fever
Doctor :   *inflamatory
Doctor :   when was your last annuals done
Doctor :   Was an mammography done
User :   no just breast ultrasound said because of age mamm won't work
User :   two/three months ago
Doctor :   At 37 it fine for mammography, but as your ultrasound turned normal you dont have to worry
User :   ok
User :   thank you
Doctor :   I guess you have been googling
User :   yes worryign myself sic
Doctor :   thats the cause for your confusion and anxiety
User :   worrying myself sick
Doctor :   Plz dont worry
User :   ok thanks
Doctor :   there is always a mild temperature variation present between breasts which is normal
Doctor :   If your anxious the mildest raise in temp will bother you too
User :   that's true
User :   can you rad my mind
User :   read
Doctor :   so plz stop googling
Doctor :   You will be alright as your reports are normal
User :   *LOL* okkkk
Doctor :   Is there anything else i can help you with?
User :   nope that's it...thanks
Doctor :   Wishing you speedy releif
Doctor :   thanks for consulting me
User :   thanks...bye
Doctor :   Bye for now
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