Breast problems, such as breast lumps, breast pain or tenderness, nipple discharge or inversion, and changes in the skin of the breast, are common in women of all ages, from adolescents to older women. While it can be frightening to discover a new breast problem, most breast problems are not caused by breast cancer. The major causes for these problems are age, hormone levels and medicines.
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 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.