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How to handle Breast Lumps - Fibroadenoma

Hi im a 26 year old female.2 years ago i was decteted with a fibroadenoma measuring 2.6 x 1.7 x 0.9 cm in my left breast. Four months later i got another one measuring 0.5 x 0.2 cm in the right breast and the ultrasound said my breasts are fiborous in composition. I got the FNAC done which confirmed that they were completely benign. I consulted a breast specialist who suggested me to have a surgurey before i get married ( and at that time i was planning to get married ) as the fibroadenoma might cause problem during pregnancy. But my marriage took a long time and i got married 3 months ago. So i would want to know what do i do with the two lumps now? As in they are intact from the past two years and are not causing any problem. Also i would like to know are they problematic during pregnancy ? If yes then what kind of problems? Also is it necessary to have them surgically removed now as im planning to have a baby?
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replied February 28th, 2014
Hi,
Welcome to ehealthforum,
If the FNAC test has proved that the lumps were benign, then, these can be left intact. If worried, consider discussing with your doctor/gynecologist and get a mammogram and tumor marker test done to rule out any risks of fibroadenoma developing into cancer. Further treatment as appropriate based on examination findings and evaluation results.
Take care.



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