Common breast problem are infections, pain, lumps, nipple discharge, and changes in the skin of breast. Each of these problems has different symptoms. A breast lump may show symptoms of abnormal growth, pain and swelling. Symptoms of breast infections are pain or burning sensation, discharge from nipples and abscesses. Cancerous breast lumps may be painless or sometimes cause pain, redness or scaling and changes in nipple size and shape.
HOW IS BREAST PROBLEMS DIAGNOSED?
A gynaecologist diagnoses breast problems through:
1. A physical examination of the breast
2. A biopsy of the breast tissue
3. A mammography
HOW IS BREAST PROBLEMS TREATED?
The treatment of the breast problems are directly related to the nature of the problem. An early detection and early treatment is the best way to recover quickly. The various treatments include medicines, self-care, hygiene, surgery and physical therapy.