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.
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?
Treatment of breast problems is done based on the underlying cause of the problem. Breast infections can be treated with antibiotic medication. Abscesses in the breast need to be drained out. Cancerous growth in the breast needs to be removed and treated through chemotherapy and radiation therapy.
DID YOU KNOW?
A cyst may appear and disappear with the monthly menstrual cycles.