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7/3/2017I went to my GP with pain, swelling and yellow discharge from my left breast. Was sent for an ultrasound and my GP has advised me that I have a complex cyst with septation and debris measuring 5mm but is unsure as to whether it is benign or malignant. GP then advised to have a follow up ultrasound in 6 months time as it is only 5mm. I asked to be referred to a specialist as I am concerned but was advised to wait 6 months for a follow up. Should I be concerned and should I get a second opinion? Any advice would be great appreciated. Thank you.
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7/3/2017make sure the radiologist is a BREAST IMAGING radiologist as this ups the odds for accuracy and would make it more safe to be waiting the 6 months. the 6 month recommendation BTW implies that the radiologist believes the debris within the cyst is benign.

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