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... Many states require by law that the imaging centers notify women who have dense breasts. Alabama does and that's a good thing so that we know things can hide in there so we need to be vigilant about getting our mamograms...and 3D if at all possible!!! (4 replies)
... If mamograms dont work in finding out cancers then why are they performed? ... (20 replies)
DCIS questions
Aug 29, 2004
... After 2 mamograms showing microcalcifications, & a stereotactic biopsy with results of atypical cells, I recently had surgery to remove the questionable cells from my left breast. I was diagnosed with DCIS, micro papillary. He said the size was 1.2 cm. The surgeon wants to go back in to remove more tissue until he gets a clear margin. He wants to wait a few weeks to give... (11 replies)

MRI & Mammogram?
Jul 14, 2014
... I think you should get the mri. MY mammogram showd clear even though the dr found a lump. Mri showed2 lumps which turned out to be cancer. Mamograms are not always right. I hope you got the mri! ... (1 replies)
... Has anyone heard of new procedures for mamograms that say you do not need compression or very minimual compression to the point where you do not feel anything? ... (0 replies)
... with the surgeon. Now the fun part. He has scheduled a biopsy based on the fact that he sees a custer of 7 abnormal dots as he called it, in one area. He said mamograms are graded on a scale of 1 being something to watch, and 5 being most possilbly cancer. I grade at a 4. ... (5 replies)
... sound and advised a breast biopsy which I had today. I laid face down with breast in a hole. More mamograms and now I have to wait until Monday or Tuesday for results. I am glad I didn't wait for 6 months. If this is cancer, it would have grown by waiting 6 months. ... (6 replies)
Your Opinion
Apr 19, 2010
... A couple of years ago I developed an inverted nipple. Since then I've had three breast exams by my MD, as well as two mamograms - all came back fine. A new doctor took over my MD's practice and I had a health review with her. I told her about this and she said, "You probably don't need another mamogram until you're 50." I just turned 40. Does this sound right to you? (2 replies)
... To this day I have days when that area still feels "FUNNY" I swear sometimes what was there has grown back, but I do the exams have the mamograms and nothing..... but it sometimes just feels different.... ... (13 replies)
Very Scared
Aug 2, 2009
... I don't have answers for your questions.. but I do know how you feel... I started having mamograms at age 30, I am now 36 and I have already have had 3 biopsies! ... (2 replies)
Large breast lunp
Jul 27, 2009
... hi all My wife has large breasts and regularly does breast exams also she has had mamograms 2or 3 times in the last year or so, Anyway she woke up yesterday morning with a visable lump in her l breast when feeeling it it is very sore, this lump is at least the size of a golf ball or larger she goes in the morning for u/s and mamo but doeas anyone know or have a similier... (3 replies)
Jun 1, 2009
... i had two mamograms in a year is this harmful for me (3 replies)
... I was 12 months between mamograms and they found I had DCIS, it was not visible 12 months previously. ... (3 replies)
... er and the time she learned about. I wish everyone the best! I'm 23 and have started screening for breast cancer. I'm being tested for the genes and I'm starting mamograms next year. ... (9 replies)
Nipple inverting
Dec 15, 2008
... I had one nipple invert and my doctor was concerned. However, after an exam and two mamograms I was given a clean bill of health. Of course, I don't have a lump or infection. Tell your sister to go through with the tests but not to worry too much. ... (2 replies)
Inverted Nipple
Dec 3, 2008
... Interesting. I don't have itching, pain or any other symptoms. I just lost a bunch of weight (size 12 to size 6 in just over a year) and then one side inverted. I do take meds for hypothyroidism though - maybe that's the connection (?) I'm 38 and have not had a period in almost 2 years. I had a breast exam at my doctors office, and two mamograms. They didn't see anything odd... (3 replies)
... I passed the baseline and enhanced mamograms with no problems showing up. Can anybody tell me what causes inverted nipples other than breast cancer? ... (1 replies)
... Hi, Sorry this is so long .. I found a strange lump in my right breast a couple of nights ago and got into my GYN today. It's not so much a lump, as it is a very tiny pin-head type of feeling - sometimes it's hard to find, but once I do - it's definitley there. I had a mamogram only 2 months ago and it was normal. I don't remember ever feeling this before. The GYN sent... (3 replies)
... I am 46 and my breast hurt a lot. I did have a small painful lump and it turned out to be cyst and I had to have it drained with a needle. They say I am pre menopause. I go 4 months at a time with no periods and then there back. I have regular mamograms. No hot flashes yet. I guess I just feel warmer than I have felt in a long long time. Stay well. Penjean (1 replies)
... Take my advice when I say the ultra sounds, mamograms, MRI's sometimes do not detect breast cancer. I am 25 years old and found a small lump as well back in feb. they did all those tests and still couldnt find anything. Finally this Oct they decided to biopsy it was come to find out it was breast cancer. Please just have them do a biopsy its the safest way to detect it. I was... (4 replies)

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