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Do IVF hormones cause breast cancer?

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Posted on Thu, 22 Nov 2018
Question: Hi , I had ivf in October - eggs retrieval and creating embryos . After taking all those hormones I recently found a movable painful lump in my breast . I am going to see the doctor tomorrow but I can’t put my mind at ease . Do ivf hormones cause cancer ?
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Answered by Dr. B. Radhakrishnan. Nair (13 hours later)
Brief Answer:
Movable lumps are benign.

Detailed Answer:

Hi,

Greetings...

IVF hormones will not produce LUMPS in breast. And movable lumps will not cause pain nor will be cancerous.

It may be fibroadenoma or cyst.

I suggest you to consult a surgeon.

Hope my answers help you.

Regards,
Dr. B. Radhakrishnan. Nair, OBGYN
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Do IVF hormones cause breast cancer?

Brief Answer: Movable lumps are benign. Detailed Answer: Hi, Greetings... IVF hormones will not produce LUMPS in breast. And movable lumps will not cause pain nor will be cancerous. It may be fibroadenoma or cyst. I suggest you to consult a surgeon. Hope my answers help you. Regards, Dr. B. Radhakrishnan. Nair, OBGYN