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General questions about breast health and possible symptoms.
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|3/2/2012||I am 50 post menopause and have 4 out of 5 abnormal mammograms since 2007. Had ultrasounds done two of the times. Three years ago they wanted to do biopsy but after ultrasound said most likely cyst and did not do the biopsy. I have discomfort in that breast. Last years mammo in Oct. there was still a nodule that they wanted me back for more views again and ultrasound. I did not get those done due to funding. My question is when is it okey to not do any follow up on the same breast issues? Also, I had a pet/ct for something unrelated and nothing showed up on the scans in my breast. Can I now cross my breast worries off my list after the pet/ct?|
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|3/2/2012||a PET/Ct is not very useful in assessing breast tissue so you still need to follow up with mammography as directed. so talk with your doctor about getting back on track to do so.|
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