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Biopsy

Both my primary doctor & obgyn said not to worry but its easier said than done and I'm trying. These are the findings from the report I picked up today:

Right 12 o'clock retroaerolar mass. The mass is decreased in size post biopsy suggesting this represents a complex cystic lesion.

Conclusion: uneventful ultrasound guided biopsy the patient was instructed to obtain follow-up care and biopsy results from referring physician.


Any had has the same thing & how was the outcome? Is it normal to be super itchy at times in the nippple & area, also pain?


This discussion is related to palpable lump.
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25201 tn?1255584436
I suggest that you see a Breast Specialist if you haven't already. Certainly not meaning any disrespect to your two Doctors but Breast Disease and /or conditions are not their specialty. Make an appointment with a Breast Specialist / Breast Surgeon, take your films, not just the report, to your appointment and get a second opinion regarding this mass. It certainly would possibly indicate some type of cyst since the size is now smaller since the biopsy. There should have been a diagnosis or some indication as to exactly what this mass does represent. I did receive your private message but we much prefer to handle questions here in the Community but you can post the entire report here if you wish. I would be interested in the "Impression" at the bottom of the typed report. I understand that "don't worry about it" doesn't really offer much comfort and I probably wouldn't accept that myself. I do think the opinion of someone who specializes in Breast issues would be a great value to you at this point. Make every effort to find someone .... you really shouldn't need a referral for this unless your Insurance Co. requires one. One of your Docs should be more than willing to take care of this for you.   Regards .....
25201 tn?1255584436
Oops, sorry I got so involved in the first issue I neglected to address the itching complaint.  No, it isn't normal however this can be simply a skin issue and pain is rarely associated with Breast Cancer. I would definitely bring this up when you see the Breast Specialist as it could be related to the other problem. Best Wishes ....
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Thank you! Really appreciate it! Will keep you posted with outcome for anyone else out there going through the same thing. It's crazy & painful at times & all you want is answers.  Never would have thought this is happening to me & I'm hopeful I will be okay. Just have to educate now my girls to learn those early signs, I just would love to get over this already but only time will tell.
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