Breast Lump Treatment in Sarjapur Road, Bangalore

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Dr Viswanath.S is one of the Best Breast Lumps specialists in Bangalore with 20+ years of experience and he provides the Best Treatment for Breast lumps, in Sarjapur road Bangalore at the Manipal Hospital and Raghav’s medical and dental multi-speciality clinic HSR Layout Bangalore. Book your appointment now.

Benign Breast Disease

Benign breast disease makes you more prone to getting breast lumps. Finding a lump can be scary, but these breast changes are benign (not cancer). Certain types of breast disease increase your risk of breast cancer. You should notify your healthcare provider about any breast lumps or changes. Most noncancerous lumps go away without treatment.


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What is benign breast disease?

A majority of breast lumps are benign, meaning they’re not cancerous.

Who might get benign breast disease?

  • Have a family history of breast cancer or benign breast disease.
  • Use hormone replacement therapy.
  • Have a hormonal imbalance.

What are the types of benign breast disease?

  • Breast cysts
  • Fibroadenomas: most common
  • Fibrocystic breast changes
  • Hyperplasia
  • Intraductal papilloma
  • Mammary duct ectasia
  • Traumatic fat necrosis

CAUSES

Common causes of noncancerous breast lumps include:

  • Changes in breast tissue (fibrocystic breast changes).
  • Breast infection (mastitis)
  • Scar tissue from a breast injury.
  • Hormone fluctuations, especially during menstruation, pregnancy or menopause.
  • Medication use, such as hormonal contraceptives (birth control pills) and hormone replacement therapy.
  • Caffeinated beverages.

symptoms

  • Breast pain (mastalgia).
  • Nipple discharge.
  • Change in breast size, shape or contour.
  • Inverted, creased or scaly nipple.
  • Dimpled, puckered or scaly breasts.

DIAGNOSIS AND TESTS

  • Imaging scans, including mammogram, ultrasounds or magnetic resonance imaging (MRI).
  • Lab test of nipple discharge to check for cancer cells.
  • Image-guided core needle breast biopsy, fine-needle aspiration biopsy or excisional biopsy to test cells for cancer.

MANAGEMENT AND TREATMENT

How is benign breast disease managed or treated?

Most types of benign breast disease don’t require treatment. Your healthcare provider may recommend treatment if you have atypical hyperplasia or a different kind of benign breast disease that increases your future risk of breast cancer

  • Fine needle aspiration to drain fluid-filled cysts.
  • Surgery to remove lumps (lumpectomy).
  • Oral antibiotics for infections like mastitis

Breast Cancer

Breast cancer is cancer that forms in the cells of the breasts.

Breast cancer can occur in both men and women, but it's far more common in women.


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Types

  • Angiosarcoma
  • Ductal carcinoma in situ (DCIS)
  • Inflammatory breast cancer
  • Invasive lobular carcinoma
  • Lobular carcinoma in situ (LCIS)
  • Male breast cancer
  • Paget's disease of the breast
  • Recurrent breast cancer

Symptoms

Signs and symptoms of breast cancer may include:

  • A breast lump or thickening that feels different from the surrounding tissue
  • Change in the size, shape or appearance of a breast
  • Changes to the skin over the breast, such as dimpling
  • A newly inverted nipple
  • Peeling, scaling, crusting or flaking of the pigmented area of skin surrounding the nipple (areola) or breast skin
  • Redness or pitting of the skin over your breast, like the skin of an orange

Causes

Risk factors

  • Being female.
  • Increasing age.
  • A personal history of breast conditions.
  • A personal history of breast cancer.
  • A family history of breast cancer.
  • Inherited genes that increase cancer risk.
  • Radiation exposure.
  • Obesity.
  • Beginning your period at a younger age.
  • Beginning menopause at an older age.
  • Having your first child at an older age.
  • Having never been pregnant .
  • Postmenopausal hormone therapy.
  • Drinking alcohol.

Diagnosing breast cancer

  • Breast exam.
  • Mammogram.
  • Breast ultrasound.
  • Removing a sample of breast cells for testing (biopsy).
  • Breast magnetic resonance imaging (MRI).

Staging breast cancer

  • Blood tests, such as a complete blood count
  • Mammogram of the other breast to look for signs of cancer
  • Breast MRI
  • Bone scan
  • Computerized tomography (CT) scan
  • Positron emission tomography (PET) scan

Treatment

  • Removing the breast cancer (lumpectomy).
  • Removing the entire breast (mastectomy).
  • Removing a limited number of lymph nodes (sentinel node biopsy).
  • Removing several lymph nodes (axillary lymph node dissection)
  • Removing both breasts.
  • Radiation therapy
  • Chemotherapy
  • Hormone therapy
  • Targeted therapy drugs
  • Immunotherapy
  • Supportive (palliative) care

Book an Appointment Now with the Best Breast Lumps Specialist Dr Viswanath.S in Bangalore at the Manipal Hospital Sarjapur Road and Raghav’s medical and dental multi-speciality clinic HSR Layout Bangalore.

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