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Mammogram to diagnose lump and discharge from breast - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   How can I help you?
User :   Hi I have felt pain in my right breast
Doctor :   Ok
User :   and I feel a small lump in it
Doctor :   Since when are you having the pain?
User :   about 3 weeks
User :   Im 30 years old
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Have you taken any medications?
User :   No
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   If you press on the lump, do you get pain now?
User :   yes
Doctor :   Ok
User :   it feels like a sharp pain that comes and goes
Doctor :   Did you have any discharge from the nipple?
User :   No, I had discharge last year but the doc didnt want to do a mamogram bc I was too young
Doctor :   Yes, he is right
Doctor :   and you should get that done
Doctor :   as a preventive health check up atleast
User :   I had this pain last year and they didnt do anything about it
User :   I was just wondering its never too young for a mamogram right?
Doctor :   Right
User :   ok thank you
Doctor :   You should go for it
User :   thank you
Doctor :   Bye for now
User :   bye
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