Oncology Questions? Ask an Oncologist for Answers ASAP
This is Dr. David
your excessive anxiety is driving your fear of breast cancer.
I have told you before that you should stop doing self breast exams. this is not helpful for you and only worsens your anxiety about having breast cancer.
you need to see a psychotherapist to talk about your fears about breast cancer.
you need to be on medications to decrease your anxiety symptoms.
you don't need a scan again of your breast until age 40.
your risks for breast cancer are super super super super super small that you don't need breast mammograms or ultrasounds until age 40.
yes, I told you that you would be fine to wait to get scans ag 40.
you need to stop examining your own breast.
the more you check, the more worried you will become.
you need to see a therapist regularly about your fears of breast cancer
are you seeing a psychotherapist and psychiatrist?
I'm also telling you that you should stop checking.
if you continue to check, it means you are not listening to your doctors or me.
you are causing worse anxiety for yourself.