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Complex Cysts
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1/14/2018Hi! I had a DMX with silicone implant reconstruction about 5 years ago (stage IIA bc, 1 lymphatic node affected in one breast and extensive DCIS calcifications in the other breast. Both ER+ PR+ Herneu2 negative). On letrozole and zoladex at present. Ultrasound detected a simple cyst in original DCIS breast about 8 months ago. 1) Can a cyst be painful sometimes? I have sometimes itching and prick feelings in that area where the cyst is.2) Can a cyst get smaller and disappear or quite the contrary grow and be more evident? 3) What makes a cyst grow or get smaller/disapear? 4) Can a cyst become cancerous one day? Many thanks.
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1/15/20181. yes

2. yes and yes

3. unclear why they change in size but they do.

4. a benign cyst is a benign cyst and cannot turn into cancer.

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