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Query about lumps in the breast - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Women's Health
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Practicing since : 2004
Answered : 37 Questions
User :   Hi - I just received my biopsy results for a breast lump and it was a fibroadenoma I was very relieved, but I neglected to ask about the lumps in my armpit how and if they are related to the lump in my breast?
Doctor :   Hi
User :   hello
Doctor :   Lumps in the arm pit would be axillary lymphnodes
Doctor :   which can be related to Fibroadenoma
User :   There is some discomfort with the lymphnodes would this be common?
Doctor :   Yes
Doctor :   What is your age?
User :   45 years
Doctor :   Yearly mammograms apply to you
Doctor :   Hence do not neglect on them
User :   Sometimes I feel one lump and on other days there are multiple is this expected?
Doctor :   Observe the size of the lumps
Doctor :   and report to the doctor
User :   ok, thanks -
Doctor :   Do you have any other questions
User :   no - just needed to clarify things so I could sleep. Have a good night.
Doctor :   Good Night
Doctor :   Bye for now
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