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Breast Abnormalities and Other Symptoms
General questions about breast health and possible symptoms.
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8/27/2017History of fat necrosis (5 lumps)on the right side post double mastectomy in 2013 and post reconstruction(2 lumps)on ride side in 2016. Verified by MRI in 2013 and Ultrasound in 2016. Now I have pain and ? lumps in 2 sites on the left side. One site is near the incision, the other is slightly lower. Both are in the 1-2 o'clock area. I had three tumors somewhere in the area. Surgeon was not specific. She said couldn't tell me at the 1st post op visit, should have asked sooner. I have appointment with oncologist in November, should I wait or consult new breast surgeon? Sites are painful to touch, sometimes are painful on own. Many thanks..............
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8/27/2017don't wait until november. get seen sooner. request breast imaging studies too so the doctor can see what imaging shows compared to what you are now feelings and where these spots are located.

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