Breast Symptoms: Nipple Discharge

Discharge from a nipple in a woman who is not pregnant or breast feeding is an abnormal symptom. A study showed that about 3-9% of patients reporting to a breast clinic with a breast symptom presented with a nipple discharge. Nipple discharge may be caused by many underlying conditions in a non-pregnant and non-lactating - Continue Reading

Breast Symptoms that may result from breast cancer: Skin changes. Nipple inflammation

Skin inflammation A patch of redness on the skin may be caused by many causes including eczema, an allergic reaction to fabric or body products, external factors such as exposure to an environmental agent, or result from an insect bite. If there is no known cause and the redness or inflammation does not subside - Continue Reading

Signs and Symptoms of breast diseases… Breast Lump

A breast lump felt by a patient or on a clinical exam should always be further evaluated. A breast lump ignored or allowed to grow can lead to late diagnosis of breast cancer with consequent poorer outcome. About 5% of all breast lumps are cancerous, this percentage is higher in women over the age - Continue Reading

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Dense Breast

What is a Dense breast? Dense breast is a term used in mammographic reports to describe the volume of fibroglandular tissue in the breast. There are four grades of density reported on a mammogram, the least dense is a breast that is composed of very little glandular tissue and at the other end of - Continue Reading