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Pain in left breast. Ultrasound shows fibroadenosis, ductal prominence. Meaning of scan?

I have a pain in left breast . GP asked for USG . The USG impression that ductal prominence in central quadrant of both breast & fibroadenosis in left breast. what does it means? pl help
Asked On : Wed, 10 Oct 2012
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Hello and welcome to HCM
The ultra sound of your left breast shows that you have a condition known as Fibroadenosis of breast.
Fibroadenosis is a hormone responsive condition. It is commonly seen in middle aged women.
It may cause pain especially during menstrual cycles.
In this there is alternative fibrosis and cystic change in the breast.
The cyst may be filled with fluid.

The treatment is medical and along with that application of primrose oil.

Thank you and take care
Dr Shailja P Wahal
Answered: Wed, 10 Oct 2012
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