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Methods to check on breast cancer - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Breast Cancer
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Doctor :   Hi
User :   Hello Doc
Doctor :   Tell Me XXXX .
User :   I would like to speak to someone regarding Breast Cancer
Doctor :   You can Tell Me..
User :   I was so curious to know abt it so was going through internet to know the basics of it
Doctor :   ok..
User :   could you tell me what is the earliest age anyone can have this?
Doctor :   there are no age preponderance how ever like any cancer usually beyond 45 years there are greater chances..
User :   what about before 30?
Doctor :   any one in the Menstrual age group are vulnerable to it..
User :   i am 28
Doctor :   do you have any one in the family having Cancer of the breast..
User :   i guess no
Doctor :   then you have very less chances..
Doctor :   But you can constantly keep a Monitor on the Breast
User :   how?
Doctor :   Examine the Breast methodically starting form teh outer side up and then
Doctor :   the Inside feel for any lump in the Breast..
Doctor :   How ever tiny it may be..
Doctor :   Make sure you feel the nipple area the last..
Doctor :   the approach should be so that you cover the entire breast..
Doctor :   with out missing any area..
User :   One think i do not know
Doctor :   Do not pinch the Breast with fingers..
Doctor :   But feel with the Palm or the 4 fingers.. held flat in the same plane..
Doctor :   tell me..
User :   the lady who does not have breast cancer and if she press her breast whether she will feelsomething? or nothing will b there
User :   i mean to say the pocket is there in the breats which produced n store the milk
User :   whether that pocket is hard or while pressing you will not even feel that pockect?
Doctor :   A cancer is the Abnormal proliferation of normal cells.. No there are no there are no areas as such but then when you are having a child there are the normal cell which will perform these functions..
User :   i read there is seperate x-ray method available to diagnose
Doctor :   It will appear as a lump in the breast but not necessarily the Cancers cells since there are the fibroadenoma of the breast that is non cancerous but still requiring attention..
Doctor :   Its called Mammography...
User :   yes sorry i forgot the name
Doctor :   Ok..
User :   how much this cost?
Doctor :   Around about Rs 1250-Rs 2000/-
User :   ok
Doctor :   Based on the centre and the plane..
User :   Could you please suggest me if i want to do this just for safety where can i go for it?
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Doctor :   Which area are you from Bangalore?
User :   Ok Thanks a lot.
User :   Indiranagar
Doctor :   sure we can mention that.
User :   ok
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