A woman’s breasts go through a number of changes as she shifts gears throughout her life to accommodate menstruation, pregnancy and child birth, and menopause. This can give rise to various hormonal and other changes which can lead to challenges and problems. The various breast problems that a woman faces may include lumps, cysts, infection, and pain.
HOW IS BREAST PROBLEMS DIAGNOSED?
The gynecologist may perform complete physical examination of the breast to ascertain the type of breast problem. Clinical diagnosis methods of breast problems may be done through mammogram, biopsy, ultrasound and MRI.
HOW IS BREAST PROBLEMS TREATED?
The treatment of the breast problem will depend on the kind of problem that has been detected. While infections will warrant the prescription of antibiotics and cyst draining procedures, cancer may demand more severe treatments like radiation, chemotherapy and other forms of breast surgery for tissue and lump removal.