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Patient details: Female, age 29, had a baby in november,

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Patient details: Female

Doctor's Assistant: Have you experienced any bleeding? Pain? Unintentional weight loss?

Age 29, had a baby in november, breastfeeding since november. recently found a lump on the left breast. went to ultra sound after 1 week of finding the lump. the ultra sound says Left breast has a THICK WALLED CYSTIC LESION MEASURING 16X14 MM WITH IRREGULAR MARGINS AT 9 O CLOCK POSITION SHOWING INTERNAL ECHOS. SURROUNDING INFLAMATION IS NOTED. NO INVOLVEMENT OF LYMPH NODES NOTED. DIAGNOSIS: POSSIBILITY OF INFECTED CYST WITH FOCAL MASTITIS. SUGGESTED REPEAT SCAN AFTER COURSE OF ANTIBIOTICS. TABLETS :- TAXIM-O 200mg(CEFIXIME TABLETS IP).

Doctor's Assistant: When did you first notice this? When was your last mammogram?

Noticed it on 18th march 2017, last mammogram was done in october 2017 followed by a ultrasound to check about a lump, but doctor told it was benign and pathologically looked normal, no needle biopsy of follow up was done. this lump was in right breast.

Doctor's Assistant: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?

Sorry october 2014

Submitted: 1 year ago.Category: Oncology
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Oncologist: Dr. Arun Phophalia, Doctor (MD) replied 1 year ago

Your ultrasound is typical of an infection in the cyst. This is common in women who are breast feeding. This is likely to resolve with a course of antibiotics.

If you are worried about something serious like cancer; please do not worry at all.

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