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does an inveted nipple ( sometimes) and a lump found by a doctor definatly mean breast cancer or can it be jus a cyts?

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  • jacqueline ortega Profile
    anonimamente
    Stage 4 Paciente
    It's so complicated. Everyone is so different. I had a lump that that they told me was a cyst. But then my nipple inverted. We went to "drain" the cyst and discovered I had formed an infection usually caused by breast feeding. I have no kids. Long story short by the time they were able to remove this "cyst" I actually had IDC breast cancer that had spread to my lungs and liver. I'm considered stage 4. I had a bad doctor that didn't get to the bottom of things and instead just put me on a bunch of antibiotics and told me to put a heating pad. Be your own advocate. Ask questions. Take deep breathes and just go day by day. Try not to get ahead of yourself with scary thoughts. Keep us posted xo
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    • anonimamente Profile
      anonimamente
      Aprendendo sobre o câncer de mama

      i have a painful lump [i know cancer normally isn't painful] and have been having other health problems. while they were investigating those issues they found lesions on my liver and small cysts on my lungs. my gastro dr. ordered an mri of the...

      mais

      i have a painful lump [i know cancer normally isn't painful] and have been having other health problems. while they were investigating those issues they found lesions on my liver and small cysts on my lungs. my gastro dr. ordered an mri of the abdomen but she doesn't 'do' lungs and i am waiting on the results. meanwhile, my internist blew off pursuing testing the lung cysts. i have had 2 breast ultrasounds now in 2 weeks and neither shows anything more than fibrous tissue but it feels like there is a pea inside [both dr. and surgeon felt it too]. my breast dr. says she doesn't 'do' lungs either. now they want a recheck in 2 months to see if the pea grows. i think the cyst is under the tissue but they won't do an mri [they don't think insurance will pay for it even though i have excellent coverage]. my question to you is did you have other symptoms? i have chronic diarrhea and they can't find a cause, [i already suffer from chronic fatigue and pain as i have fibromyalgia]. Wishing you all the best to kick its' butt!!!

      over 7 years Flag
    • jacqueline ortega Profile
      anonimamente
      Stage 4 Paciente

      The process is so frustrating. They don't make any of it easy do they?

      over 7 years Flag
    • jacqueline ortega Profile
      anonimamente
      Stage 4 Paciente

      Have you asked if they can biopsy the pea?? I had problems breathing and I started to loose a considerable amount of weight.

      over 7 years Flag
    • janine cartwright Profile
      anonimamente
      Aprendendo sobre o câncer de mama

      well when u spoke to my doctor she was adament that the hospital was goin to do the FNA and the scan so im not sure whats shes thinking it may be. iv aways felt theres something not wuit rught this this breast but have always jus put it aside but...

      mais

      well when u spoke to my doctor she was adament that the hospital was goin to do the FNA and the scan so im not sure whats shes thinking it may be. iv aways felt theres something not wuit rught this this breast but have always jus put it aside but as i notice my nipple bein inverted sometimes and i googled it to see what it may e when cancer cane up i was worried im only 25 and i hve three beautiful kids i jus gt worried.. i have four more days to wait and rhey jut draggin.. :(

      over 7 years Flag
  • julie s Profile
    anonimamente
    Stage 2A Paciente
    Get it checked out! It's better to know than to live in fear wondering and better to know sooner rather than later.
    over 7 years Comment Flag

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