Ultrasound Breast

Ultrasound breast uses high-frequency sound waves to produce images of the structures present inside the breast. It is used to detect a mass or tumor in the breast tissues. It is also used to perform fine-needle aspiration biopsies.

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I underwent a bilateral breast ultrasound. Can you please explain the findings?

Query: Hello doctor, I had a bilateral breast ultrasound and would like more details about the findings. Kindly help.  Read Full »

Dr. Ruchi Sharma

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I read your query and understand your concern. I reviewed the reports (attachment removed to protect the patient's identity). There are multiple simple cysts in the right breast parenchyma, the largest one measuring 1.3 cm. They are simple because these cysts seem to ...  Read Full »

Kindly read my routine breast ultrasound and guide me.

Query: Hi doctor, Kindly read the routine breast ultrasound and guide me.  Read Full »

Dr. Chitrangada

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Your ultrasound of left breast (attachment removed to protect patient identity) shows a well defined oval shaped hypoechoic lesion measuring approximately 1x0.7x0.4 cm, likely at 12 o’clock position. It is well capsulated with smooth margins and horizontally oriented ...  Read Full »

I have a fibroadenoma, and I am worried about it. What should I do to cure it?

Query: Hi doctor, I had an ultrasound of my breast, and the radiologist determined it was a benign fibroadenoma of 0.9x0.5 cm. Now I cannot sleep, concentrate, think, or live normally. I am very young, and everything at my place is slow, and they do not recommend a biopsy but told to monitor it every six m...  Read Full »

Dr. Vivek Chail

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand your concern. A 9 x 5 mm lesion with breast fibroadenoma characteristics is almost certainly benign. Therefore, the term fibroadenoma (a non-cancerous solid breast lump) is mentioned in the report. The recommendation is to monitor the lesion in accordance...  Read Full »

I have a small-sized BI-RADS III lesion. Should I be worried?

Query: Hello doctor, I had a breast MRI two months ago, a routine screening due to BRCA1 status. There was a non-mass lesion seen on the left breast which the radiologist said was stable for three years. On the right breast, there were three foci seen, two measuring 5 mm and one 3 mm. The 5 mm foci have be...  Read Full »

Dr. Vivek Chail

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. A BI-RADS III (Breast Imaging-Reporting and Data System) means the lesion has a high probability of being benign and something which is not of a serious concern. The MRI (magnetic resonance imaging) is a detailed test and has good accuracy. However, a suspected BI-...  Read Full »

Should I be worried about swollen lymph nodes that flare up when I am sick?

Query: Hello doctor,I have had a slightly swollen lymph node on my neck for the last five months. It flares up when I am sick and goes down but never disappears and can always be felt with touch. It does not hurt, and I do not have any other symptoms or swollen lymph nodes. Should I be worried about it? I ...  Read Full »

Dr. Shaiza Hashmi

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Swollen lymph nodes may appear due to any past infection, sometimes neck lymph nodes are palpable without any reason. To remain on the safe side, kindly do your breast examination by using your hands circularly around your breast, starting from the periphery and endi...  Read Full »

What does a dense breast tissue in a mammogram indicate?

Query: Hello doctor, My first mammogram result shows that I have dense breast tissue, and that was all. My doctor, who referred me for two small lumps in my breast, does not even look at the images. I have sent you the report that the radiologist sent me. Can you please take a second look and suggest your...  Read Full »

Dr. Vivek Chail

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Based on the mammogram report (attachment removed to protect patient identity), you have heterogeneously dense breasts (Category C). There is no visualization of obvious breast lesions. However, I would surely suggest you do an ultrasound of the breasts for interpret...  Read Full »

My left breast feels heavy, and I have a slight discoloration in the skin around the nipple area. Why?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 40-year-old healthy woman. Every year I do an ultrasound on breasts, and one time did in the 37s mammogram. Everything is fine. I have a small breast. A few days before my periods, my left breast will feel heavy, and I also noticed a slight discoloration in the skin of my left b...  Read Full »

Dr. Muhammad Zubayer Alam

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Thank you for the query. According to your statement, you have recently noticed a little discoloration near the nipple area of your left breast. I can understand your concern. The picture (attachment removed to protect patient identity) provided here is not clear enoug...  Read Full »

I have a breast lump. Is there a possibility that it might be cancerous?

Query: Hello doctor, I have a lump in between my breasts. I have had it for a couple of years. Yesterday, I noticed that it got slightly bigger. Also, it became painful and red. Is there a possibility that it might be cancerous? I do not have any family history of breast cancer.  Read Full »

Dr. Anshul Varshney

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. We are here to help you. Any breast lump definitely requires evaluation for cancerous growth. However, a lot of many times, it is benign in nature called as fibroadenoma and sudden redness and pain could be due to secondary infection the fibroadenoma. However, in ...  Read Full »

I have a painful lump in my breast. Are my reports suggestive of a breast cancer?

Query: Hi doctor, I have a lump on my breast that is painful. It is on the right breast, under the underarms. I was given vitamin E medicine, and I was told to get ultrasound and FNAC. I have attached both my reports. The reports say FNAC smear prepared from right breast reveal abundant neutrophils admi...  Read Full »

Dr. Andrew Chellakumar Fenn

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. As per your FNAC (fine needle aspiration cytology) reports (attachment removed to protect patient identity), the lesion looks suggestive of a breast abscess and not suggestive of a breast cancer. But FNAC is not confirmatory. Your ultrasound report was not attached. You...  Read Full »

What are the common reasons for nipple discharge?

Query: Hi doctor,I had a cyst in my breast and it was removed before two years. For the last two months, some liquid is coming from the nipple while taking shower. What to do?  Read Full »

Dr. Arvind Guru

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. It could be related to your breast cyst. Milk duct blockage and infection can also be a cause in your age group. What is the color of the nipple discharge? If it is reddish or dark or greenish, then it is because of altered blood. It could be from a very tiny bleeding ...  Read Full »

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