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Breast Abnormalities and Other Symptoms
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8/1/2017I am female 69. Diagnosed with breast cancer in 2010. Had a lumpectomy on the right breast in 2010. As a result of the surgery, my right breast has a collection of fluid over the years. I chose not to have it removed due to possibility of infection. My last mammogram was 10/13/16, which indicates I have scattered fibro glandular dense breast. Lately I have had sharp pain, intermittently in my right breast. Should I be concern? Just know that I am very concern.
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8/1/2017worthy of getting a clinical breast exam to make sure nothing serious is doing on.

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