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How To Treat Swollen Breast?

Hi I have one breast that has become much larger than the other. It is swollen and very lumpy on left side of breast also become painful. I had milk ducts systems removed from both breasts 8 years ago. I had a hysterectomy 12 years ago and post menopausal. Should I get it checjed out. Mother had ovarian cancer died aged 59 her sister died I of breast cancer at an early age 39 nd my grandmother also had breast cancer.
Mon, 30 May 2016
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Oncologist, Surgical 's  Response
hi madam.
you should immediately go to the doctor preferably an oncologist and get yourself checked.
considering strong family history it is important to rule out cancer.
in fact you should under go regular screening for breast and ovarian cancer.
if not possible you should have a mammogram and sonogram of breast.
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Oncologist Dr. Deepak Sundriyal's  Response
hello dear. From your description it sounds as you are having either infection of the breast or tumor. Do not worry and get it investigated by imaging and then biopsy test if required. Early diagnosis gives good results. Thanks take care
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How To Treat Swollen Breast?

hi madam. you should immediately go to the doctor preferably an oncologist and get yourself checked. considering strong family history it is important to rule out cancer. in fact you should under go regular screening for breast and ovarian cancer. if not possible you should have a mammogram and sonogram of breast.