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2/2/2018Just received results of mammogram and ultra sound. My dr says I have a complicated cyst on my left breast at 5 o'clock that is 5.5 cm. She says to follow up in 6 months with another ultrasound. Kind of just blew it off as nothing to worry about. Any reason to worry? Ok to wait 6 months? Any particular questions I should ask after ultra sound in 6 months?
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2/2/2018A complicated (or complex) cyst means that it is made up of solid tissue and fluid. 5.5 cm (centimeters) is rather large. It's very possible that it's nothing, however, if you can come to us, we'd be happy to get our arms around you to find out exactly what this is. Call us at 443-997-1513. If you cannot come to us, it's always a good idea to get a second opinion, and questions you should ask is whether it can be aspirated or does it need to be biopsied.

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