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|Breast Abnormalities and Other Symptoms
General questions about breast health and possible symptoms.
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|6/20/2012||My wife had a mammogram and ultrasound done yesterday, they saw a swollen lymph node on her right side of her body on the right side of her breast.|
The radiologist said wait 6 months and come back again, does this sound like its normal?
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|6/20/2012||it is normal to have lymph nodes within breast tissue and sometimes they do appear on an imaging study of these kinds. if the node looked abnormal then in some cases they will get additional imaging performed. if it does not look worrisome then the standard of care is to have the patient return in 6 months to have imaging repeated to ensure all is well.|
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