Your first thought may be that you have breast cancer if you detect a lump in your breast. The majority of breast lumps are benign, which means they aren't cancerous. Breast lumps that are benign (noncancerous) can affect both men and women. Benign breast disease is the medical term for this ailment. While these changes in your breasts aren't malignant or life-threatening, they may raise your chance of breast cancer in the future. Breast lumps that are benign are prevalent in women. At some point in their life, up to half of all women will develop fibrocystic alterations that create noncancerous breast lumps. These alterations in breast tissue are frequently caused by fluctuating hormone levels.
The term "benign breast tumour" refers to a variety of conditions that affect the breasts. The best benign breast treatment takes place in Dubai.
What are the kinds and causes of breast lumps? How do they look?
1. Breast Cysts:
Fluid-filled cysts account for up to a quarter of all breast lumps. Breast cysts may be painful and lumpy, but they do not increase your risk of cancer. Cysts frequently disappear without therapy.
Up to a quarter of all breast lumps are fluid-filled cysts. Breast cysts are uncomfortable and lumpy, but they don't put you at risk for cancer. Cysts usually go away without treatment.
3. Fibrocystic breast changes:
Breasts can feel lumpy, thick, and sensitive due to fluctuating hormone levels, especially shortly before menstruation. Fibrocystic breast alterations are more common in women between the ages of 30 and 50, and they usually go away without therapy.
An expansion of cells that line mammary ducts or glands causes this disorder. The condition known as normal hyperplasia does not enhance the risk of cancer and does not necessitate treatment. If you have atypical hyperplasia, your doctor may advise you to have the afflicted breast tissue surgically removed because the condition increases your risk of breast cancer.
5. Intraductal Papilloma:
These little, wart-like growths appear at the nipple and develop inside the mammary duct. Nipple discharge might be caused by an intraductal papilloma. Women between the ages of 30 and 50 are the most typically affected. If you have five or more papillomas at the same time, your cancer risk increases. These growths can be surgically removed, lowering your cancer risk.
6. Mammary duct ectasia:
Mammary duct ectasia is more common in menopausal and postmenopausal women. When swollen, inflammatory milk ducts are obstructed, you may have an inverted nipple or nipple discharge. This illness, also known as periductal mastitis, does not raise the risk of cancer. If the inflammation and blockage were caused by a bacterial infection, antibiotics may be required. You do not require treatment if this is not the case.
7. Traumatic fat necrosis:
Scar tissue replaces breast tissue that has been destroyed by an injury, surgery, or radiation therapy, resulting in these lumps. These lumps do not increase the risk of cancer and do not require treatment.
Breast lumps can be caused by a variety of factors
While some of these causes are innocuous, others are frequently painful and/or dangerous. Infections, injuries, non-cancerous growths, and cancer are all possible causes of breast lumps. Breast cancer is the second greatest cause of cancer-related death in women in the United States. The death rate from carcinoma is currently decreasing. The decrease in death rates could be attributed to a combination of earlier detection and better screening, as well as improved therapies. While the majority of breast lumps are innocuous (benign), every lump should be checked by a specialist to rule out or confirm a cancer diagnosis. Breast Cancer surgeons in Dubai, give the best medical pre and post care giving no reason to complain.
Examination for breast lumps:
A physical breast examination is the first step in evaluating a breast lump and is an important screening approach for finding cancer. Unfortunately, physical breast examinations are not precise. However, if a mass is frequently felt manually, it's critical to estimate the mass's placement so that the mammography and/or other diagnostic exams can focus on that exact area. The majority of benign breast diseases do not necessitate treatment. If you have atypical hyperplasia or another benign breast illness that raises your chance of breast cancer in the future, your healthcare professional may recommend therapy. Breast cancer surgeons in Dubai make the best recommendations based on the patient's needs and also provide the best treatment options.
When you find a breast lump, it's difficult not to panic. The majority of bumps, thankfully, aren't malignant. Your doctor can order the necessary tests to figure out what's causing your benign breast disease. The majority of people don't require treatment since lumps disappear on their own. If you have a benign illness that puts you at risk for breast cancer in the future, talk to your doctor about tests and preventive actions.
About Dr. Ghodratollah Nowrasteh
Dr. Ghodratollah Nowrasteh is a surgical oncologist with a doctorate in Medicine from the Medical University of Pécs in Hungary. He has a Qualification in Breast Surgery from the European Board of Surgery in Belgium and a Qualification in Surgical Oncology from the European Board of Surgical Oncology.
Dr. Nowrasteh is a highly experienced expert at the many kinds of cases handled by the General Surgery department, including surgery for breast cancer, thyroid cancer, colorectal cancer, and soft tissue tumours. He performs minimally invasive laparoscopic surgeries. He also uses laparoscopic techniques to perform hernia, gallbladder, appendix and gastro intestinal surgeries in addition to performing colorectal and proctology (fistula, haemorrhoids, pilonidal sinus, etc...) related surgeries.