Benign or Malignant Lesions in the breast region

What is Benign or Malignant Lesions?

Due to public awareness towards breast cancer, breast diseases are showing a rising trend worldwide. Benign or malignant lesions in the breast are two most important terms to know for understanding...

Symptoms

Symptoms of the benign tumour are:

  • Feeling of pain in the affected area.
  • Fatigue and discomfort.
  • Fever.
  • Loss of weight.
  • Sweats at night.
  • Appetite loss.

 

Causes

The main causes of this disease include:

  • Exposure to radiation.
  • Genetics.
  • Diet.
  • Stress.
  • Local trauma or injury.
  • Inflammation or infection.

 

 

Risks

As discussed earlier, there is a risk of having breast cancer if the injury or tumour is malignant. On the other hand, patients suffering from benign lesion shouldn’t worry about cancer or any other serious infection.

 

Prevention

In case of a malignant lesion, for preventing the tumour from spreading, vaccination and surgery are a good medium to depend upon. Vaccination has proved to be helpful in malignant lesions and sometimes in benign ones too. It improves the immune system, giving the body an ability to fight the disease.

How is it diagnosed?

Cancer is an ailment of rapid nature as the abnormal tissues grow very fast and end by becoming a poison for the body. It gets hard to diagnose at an early stage, as the symptoms may not occur in e...

How is it treated?

The treatment includes:

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  • Surgery

    Treatment of benign tumour does not require much effort, as it is easily removable. The use of certain medicines and other factors decreases the risk of breast cancer. Surgery and vaccination are also a part of the treatment. 

When do I contact the doctor?

You should immediately consult a doctor, if you begin to face symptoms such as fever, weight loss, and loss of appetite. All these symptoms will be treated just right by our medical experts at Medanta.

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