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Breast Abnormalities and Other Symptoms
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9/4/2017In may my mother had a breast biopsy which showed a papilloma. Dr. said no need for further treatment just 6 month f/u mammogram. In August she started having clear watery discharge from the same breast nipple, went to surgeon who felt it was benign and did not feel any lumps and thought it could be her medication, and to return if she gets bloody discharge. well here we are a month later and shes now having spontanious bloddy discharge. Could this be all coming from the papilloma they found back in april? or is this a high suspicion of cancer? this is not her first papilloma. she has had bloddy discharge 20 years ago on the other breast. Thank you for your time.
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9/4/2017likely from the papilloma but also could be something more worrisome adjacent to the papilloma which is why the standard if care is to surgically remove papillomas when they are found.clear discharge is the most concerning form of discharge. she needs a breast surgical oncologist. bring her to us. this is worth traveling for. 443-997-1513.

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