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What is the treatment for lump in breast? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 12-Dec-2013
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User:hi dr
User:dr i feel there is a lump in my breast and there is size different also
User:is there something i need to worry about
Doctor:may I know your age?
User:i am not married
Doctor:Size difference is normal
Doctor:nothing to be worried about that
Doctor:The lump needs to be examined clinically by a physician
User:but what about the lump
Doctor:It can be benign or malignant
User:sorry dint understand what is a benign or malignant
Doctor:most common cause is fibroadenosis
Doctor:is there a family history of breast cancer?
Doctor:Benign means simple, non-cancerous
Doctor:malignant means cancerous
Doctor:In all case, it has to be examined by a doctor
Doctor:If need be, biopsy can be performed
User:so what sort of test shall i undergo
Doctor:Mammogarphy is needed in some patients
Doctor:IS the lump paniful?
User:and which specialist i should meet
Doctor:You can consult your gynecologist first
Doctor:That would be better
Doctor:all right
Doctor:are there more queries from your end?
User:jus one query that is first i should meet a gynaecologist
Doctor:that is right
User:thank u doctor
Doctor:my pleasure
Doctor:wish you good luck
User:thank you so much
Doctor:Good day ahead
Doctor:Bye for now
Doctor:are you back?
User:sorry wrongly put on the chat
Doctor:no problem
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