Mammogram

What is Mammogram?

The record produced by mammography.

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Hi, I recently had a 3D digital mammogram of the breast. I was curious if this type of mri would show things other than the breast like armpit lymph nodes and mediastinal/thoracic lymph nodes.

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
Hello dear. It depends on the area covered

Detailed Answer:
Hello dear. i have gone through the details.
MR mammogram can pick up armpit nodes as well as internal mammary nodes if performed by an expert radiologist.
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I just got my mammogram result back with no. Signs of breast cancer but it says that by breast tissue is dense? What does density mean

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
dense breat tissue

Detailed Answer:
Hello
Density of the breast tissue depends on the fatty content . It's possible for adispose tissue or fatty breasts to appear dense on a mammogram . Regular follow ups is enough . The recommended schedule a is a yearly check up ....

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I am 41 years old. About 7 months ago my doctor found a lump on my left breast. I had a mammogram and last week an ultrasound. I was told it looked like a lymph node and I should get another mammogram in 6 months. Is this something I should be concerned about?

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
Please upload report

Detailed Answer:
Hello
Thanks for writing to us with your health concern.
See, frankly speaking, if they asked you to come for a follow up in 6 months, that means that the report is nothing to be concerned about.
However, without actually looking at the report,...

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I am a 48 yo female and after getting my blood test results, my doctor is sending me for a mammogram. .This doesn't make sense to me.

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
I would be happy to help...

Detailed Answer:
I would agree that this does not make any sense. There is no lab work that would come back abnormal that would lead to a mammogram.

Given your age, you should be having a mammogram every year. If you could find out what the labs were, I...

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Good Morning, I was diagnosed with lcis a few years ago. Lately I've been experiencing pain in the same breast. My mammogram is due in the beginning of August, should I call my dr and have it pushed up?

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
NO

Detailed Answer:
Hi and thank you so much for this query.

I have read through the provided information. There is no emergency in doing this mammogram and we are almost getting to August. Simply follow through and make sure you get the mammogram as scheduled. A 3 weeks wait will...

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Hi, My mother aged 56 is having left breast pain. We have taken a mammogram. And it states "No evidence of mass lesion noted.
Few axillary lymph nodes with preserved fatty hilum seen.
No abnormality is seen in mammogram.Radiologically benign appearing axillary lymph nodes.

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
Hello dear. It looks normal.

Detailed Answer:
HEllo dear. Welcome to HCM. In my opinion , if clinical examination is normal and mammogram shows no evidence of disease,, there is nothing to worry. Axillary nodes too seems normal.
Simple analgesics may be taken to releive pain.
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Over the last several months, I have noticed that my left nipple itches a lot and will be puckered at the top of the nipple at times. This past Saturday, I had extreme burning behind the nipple and felt a lump right above the nipple.

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
sono mammogram and a needle biopsy needed

Detailed Answer:
Hello
Thanks for writing to us with your health concern.
I think you should consult a gynaecologist, particularly as you are on HRT.
The lump, itching and puckering suggest a possible pathology such as a cyst,ductal...

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I have a lump in my breast and my breast change color I have a mammogram but I had this since January. the mammogram is scheduled for tomorrow is that too long to wait. my next doctor appointment is Monday. feeling scare

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
No need to be concerned.

Detailed Answer:
Hi and welcome to HCM. First,nothing can happen in short time. If there is redness and pain or fever then it may indicate abscess and it should be treated by antibiotics and surgical drainage.
But if there is only lump or colour change then...

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Clear liquid from the nipple after menopause?

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doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
Mammogram advised

Detailed Answer:
Hello mam, thanks for trusting health care magic.
I understand your anxiety related to the issue.
In my opinion you need a repeat mammogram and proper breast self examination (thorough palpation) at the earliest.
In case both come out normal then...

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I have an enlarged goitor and if I am doing my yearly mammograme, it is better to use a shield to cover the nect part since radiation might do some harm in the thyroid area?

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
it is not needed

Detailed Answer:
Hi

Thanks for your query.

The dose of radiation in mammogram is minimal. It has not been shown to be associated with thyroid cancer in any study.
XXXXXXX thyroid association also does not recommend shielding the thyroid during mammography.

I think...

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