Breast Cancer Community
bad mammogram
About This Community:

This patient support community is for discussions relating to breast cancer, biopsy, genetics, chemotherapy, hormone therapy, lumps, lumpectomy, lymph node dissection, lymphedema, mammograms, mastectomy, radiation therapy, reconstruction, and self exams.

Font Size:
A
A
A
Background:
Blank
Blank
Blank
Blank Blank

bad mammogram

I had a mastectomy on one breast due to breadth cancer in November. I just had a mammogram on my other breast and it showed a lymph node that wasn't on previous mammograms. Is this normal?  I'm concerned since my with my breast cancer I didn't have any lump it just showed on the mammogram.
2 Comments
Blank
25201_tn?1255584436
You wouldn't be able to "feel" a lymph node as they are quite small. Mammary nodes are not really an unusual finding but I'm sure if this node raises suspicion you were advised to have some additional testing. If you have concerns about this you should discuss this with your Oncologist.  Regards ....
Blank
Avatar_f_tn
You are FINE!  You have a healthy immune system battling continually against invading germs.  As one just finishing a mastectomy I also am very sensitive regarding changes I see and feel in my body.  We will see fluctuations but prayerfully will stay healthy.
Blank
Continue discussion Blank
Blank
Weight Tracker
Weight Tracker
Start Tracking Now
Breast Cancer Community Resources
RSS Expert Activity
469720_tn?1388149949
Blank
Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm-treatable... Blank
Oct 04 by Lee Kirksey, MDBlank
242532_tn?1269553979
Blank
The 3 Essentials to Ending Emotiona...
Sep 18 by Roger Gould, M.D.Blank
242532_tn?1269553979
Blank
Control Emotional Eating with this ...
Sep 04 by Roger Gould, M.D.Blank
Top Breast Cancer Answerers
25201_tn?1255584436
Blank
japdip
587083_tn?1327123862
Blank
zouzi