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Sudden increase in size of breast - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
User :   Hi
Doctor :   How can I help you
User :   I wanted to know about breast cancer
Doctor :   Do you need anything specific
User :   coz from past few days one of my breast has grown bigger
User :   so am scared
Doctor :   To get a better picture I need this information--
Age: ; Occupation: ; Location: ; Marital Status:
User :   23 yrs, Software Engg, Married
Doctor :   As this is an online consultation, I have to ask you a few questions because I cannot examine you. It will take some time so please be patient.
User :   okay
Doctor :   What made yoiu think that the breast size is grown
User :   my bra is getting tight
User :   and even i can notice that it has become bigger
Doctor :   do yoiu mean both breasts?
User :   no only the right one
Doctor :   Ok can yoiu feel any lump or mass in it?
User :   no i dont
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Do you have any pain
Doctor :   or redness
Doctor :   fever?
User :   No, I dont have any such problems
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Do any one in your family has breast cancer
User :   no not at all
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   Let me put some facts about the risk factors of Br cancer
Doctor :   Age greater than 40
Doctor :   A personal history of breast cancer
Doctor :   Family history of Br cancer
Doctor :   Radiation exposure.
Doctor :   Excess weight.
Doctor :   First pregnancy at older age after 35 yrs
Doctor :   Early onset of menstrual cycles before 12 uyrs
Doctor :   Late menopause after 55
Doctor :   Moreover white women
Doctor :   Use of birth control pills is associated with an increased risk of breast cancer in premenopausal women.
Doctor :   risk of breast cancer for users of birth control pills is small and appears to be confined to the short term. Risk levels return to normal within five to 10 years after discontinuing use.
Doctor :   So I dont think you have any of the risk factors I mentioned above
Doctor :   Correct?
User :   no doctor
User :   then what else can be the reson for such sudden increase in weight
Doctor :   Dont worry now and if you
Doctor :   are too bothered I would say to get a physical examination
Doctor :   Please fill this form I send and give feedback and when done, Please say it.
User :   am done
Doctor :   do you hve baby
User :   no
Doctor :   Breast mass is nothing but fat
Doctor :   There are lot many reasons to increase fat
Doctor :   lack of physical activity
Doctor :   and irregular diet
User :   am actually under weight
Doctor :   What is the weight?
User :   am 42 kgs
Doctor :   What is your height
User :   and my height is 5'1"
Doctor :   O
Doctor :   Ok
User :   and am even lean
Doctor :   Did yoiu see a doctor or used any medicines for any health problem
User :   yes few days back i had fever so i had been to a doctor, he gave me some iron tabs
Doctor :   Do you have regular periods monthly?
User :   he said that i am anemic
User :   yes
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Did you check with the doctor for lean structure
User :   no i dint
Doctor :   and are the common causes ruled out
Doctor :   I mean medically
User :   what are the common causes
Doctor :   Does the lean ness run in yoiur family?
User :   no, actually i used to skip my breakfast
Doctor :   hormonal, thyroid,
Doctor :   etc
Doctor :   K
User :   so doctor is a serious problem
User :   ?
Doctor :   It may not be serious problem
Doctor :   What i would say is let there be no medical conditions causing the underwt
Doctor :   problem in yoiu
Doctor :   First rule them out then ou can start on the wt gain program
Doctor :   with proper diet
User :   okay thank you doctor
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Doctor :   in recommending a doctor
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User :   sorry by mistake
User :   bye
User :   thank you
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