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Dr. Mark, Board Certified Physician
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Experience:  board certified internal medicine
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I may have found a bit of hard tissue on my breast but I’m

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Hello, I may have found a bit of hard tissue on my breast but I’m not sure
JA: Have you seen a doctor about this yet? What medications are you taking?
Customer: i haven’t seen a doctor about it
JA: Is there anything else the Doctor should know before I connect you? Rest assured that they'll be able to help you.
Customer: no
Submitted: 13 days ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. Mark replied 13 days ago.
Hi. I’m Dr. Mark. I’m a board certified physician and happy to assist you. How old are you? Is this tissue in the breast or on the skin?
Customer: replied 13 days ago.
In the breast, I’m 22
Customer: replied 13 days ago.
Sorry I can’t pay for a call
Customer: replied 13 days ago.
It’s on the centre of my chest area, right on the inner side of the breast
Customer: replied 13 days ago.
It’s not really a lump
Customer: replied 13 days ago.
Hello?
Expert:  Dr. Mark replied 13 days ago.
Disregard a phone call request. They are sent out automatically. Without examining you I can’t be sure what you have. I’d see your family doctor for a breast exam. Then you’ll need a mammogram or ultrasound of the breast. Benign cysts are common at your age.
Customer: replied 13 days ago.
Does it sound like anything to worry about?
Expert:  Dr. Mark replied 13 days ago.
Do you have a family history of breast cancer? In mother or sisters? Have the BRCA gene in the family?
Customer: replied 13 days ago.
My mum had breast cancer but not until her 40s
Customer: replied 13 days ago.
As I said it’s not really a lump, it’s barely noticeable
Expert:  Dr. Mark replied 13 days ago.
Was she tested for the BRCA gene?
Customer: replied 13 days ago.
I can’t remember
Expert:  Dr. Mark replied 13 days ago.
You need to see your family doctor for the exam and have a mammogram. Your mother was young at her diagnosis and that is a risk factor for you.
Customer: replied 13 days ago.
But you say it’s likely to be benign?
Expert:  Dr. Mark replied 13 days ago.
Most likely it’s benign at your age.
Customer: replied 13 days ago.
Okay, thank you. I’ll book in to see the doctor.
Expert:  Dr. Mark replied 13 days ago.
You’re welcome.