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black spots on ultra sound after mammagram done for left

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black spots on ultra sound after mammagram done for left breastwhat does that mean?
Submitted: 11 months ago.
Category: Health
Expert:  Dr. Chip replied 11 months ago.
Hi--do you have the actual radiologist's report?
Customer: replied 11 months ago.
I had a second mammergram then ultra sound today. on screen it showed black spots and radiologist measured it. I see dr next week. just curious now
Expert:  Dr. Chip replied 11 months ago.
Were the spots on both the mammogram and the ultrasound? Were you told why the ultrasound was needed?
Customer: replied 11 months ago.
yes it was and no they just ordered it after mammergram
Expert:  Dr. Chip replied 11 months ago.
OK--most likely these are benign cysts which would show up somewhat like black spots on an ultrasound. I can't be absolutely certain they are benign but the ultrasound was basically to establish that what was seen on the mammogram were cysts. At the same time, your doctor should have told you why he wanted the ultrasound.
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