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well you need two mammaogrphs if there is any doubt in your mammograph. it may be due to an artifact or just a transient leison. so a repeat one is needed. do not worry. this is for your safety. if there is any doubtful/suspicioud pathology then a different view in the mammography may be needed like a magnification of a particular area. also an ultrasonography of the breast should be combined with it.
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I had a mammogram last Thursday and the office called yesterday requesting I come today for an ultrasound of my left breast due to noted nodular density . I just completed the ultrasound and another mammogram of my left breast and I am a nervous wreck...... It may be Friday or early next week before I receive the results.....can you explain nodular density and the risks of this being cancer???
My annual screening mammogram shows interval development of architectural distortion in the right upper breast, anterior third and best seen on the MLO view. Fluctuation of bilateral nodular densities is compatible with history of cysts. Calcifications are stable. My OB/Gyn examined me the week before the mammogram and didn t feel anything suspicious. Since this finding is in the anterior third of the breast, wouldn t he had felt something? I have heterogeneously dense breasts with numerous cysts. I m 54 years old and perimenopausal. My follow up tests aren t for another 2 weeks. Is this a worrisome finding?
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