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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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 »

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 e...  Read Full »

I have a bumpy patch on my left breast and itching across my breast and neck. Why?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a female, who weighs 158 lbs and 5.9 feet tall. I feel that my strength is declining, and I have itchiness and hot sensation across my breasts, neck, and torso. I also had a bumpy rash patch surfaced on my left breast several days ago. This rash has not gone away, and it looks li...  Read Full »


Dr. Swaraj Waddankeri

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Do you have any family history of breast cancer? Do you have a fever, nausea, vomiting, or weight loss? When was your blood sugar and thyroid tested? Revert with more information to an endocrinologist online --> https://www.icliniq.com/ask-a-doctor-online/endocrinologi...  Read Full »

Why do I have fluid accumulation in my right breast after gynecomastia surgery?

Query: Hi doctor, I had a gynecomastia surgery last week, and a week later my right breast was swollen. So, I went to see my doctor, and he said I have fluid accumulated in my chest. He opened my stitches and placed a scissor inside, and took out the fluid and blood, and closed the incision. It was very pa...  Read Full »


Dr. Vikram Kumar Raja

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. What you had the first time was hematoma or blood collection which was drained. Now, what you have is a seroma, which usually gets absorbed by the body in a couple of weeks. I would suggest you wait or if you want to confirm if it is a seroma or hematoma, you can get a...  Read Full »

Can a fibroadenoma turn into a malignant tumor?

Query: Hello doctor, I have sent you the ultrasound scan of my breast, and I would like your opinion if this is possibly a cyst, a fibroid, or a cancer mass.  Read Full »


Dr. Padmesh Jain

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I saw the single image of the ultrasound of the breast (Sonomammography) (attachment removed to protect the patient's identity). I am analyzing the report as per the white paper of ACR (American College of Radiology) on BI-RADS (Breast Imaging-Reporting and Data System...  Read Full »

What does lump in breast mean?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 27-year-old female with a lump in the breast and already have ultrasound and mammogram done but the doctor has suggested for biopsy.  Read Full »


Dr. Dhalwade Sayali Ganpat

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Do you have any written report?  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 »

Please interpret my breast ultrasound for enlarged lymph nodes and breast cancer.

Query: Hello doctor, I need help to understand the attached breast ultrasoud. I also have the MTHFR gene mutation inherited from both parents and want to know if it will affect my lymphocyte count to be high. I am taking Maxalt for migraines.  Read Full »


Dr. Parth R Goswami

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have seen the attached report (attachment removed to protect patient identity). MTHFR gene mutation is not an independent risk factor for breast carcinoma. The association between this gene mutation and breast malignancy is not fully understood. However, in your att...  Read Full »

What does dense breast on mammogram indicate?

Query: Hello doctor, I had my ultrasound and mammogram for my dense right breast. Can you please help me with the results?  Read Full »


Dr. Vivek Chail

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. The mammography done today (attachment removed to protect patient identity) shows mild puckering of skin in the medial, lateral view near the breast's central part. This is not visualized in the cranial caudal view. Today's ultrasound scan shows a small well d...  Read Full »

How to treat fibroadenosis of the breast?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 23-year-old female. I am suffering from fibroadenosis of both breasts. I did an ultrasound of both breasts twice, and the results are fibroadenosis of both breasts. I consulted a gynecologist and taking vitamin E pills and Ubicar women tablets. My mother had breast cancer. My s...  Read Full »


Dr. Sugreev Singh

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Actually, fibroadenosis are non-cancerous, and they hardly become cancerous. It is very rare. So you monitor it. If they start increasing in size or you feel more pain, consult your doctor and go for further testing. And symptoms of fibroadenosis are more seen during me...  Read Full »

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