Mammology in Kharkiv
A clinical examination of breast is a physical examination of the mammary glands that is performed by a mammologist and is necessary for the early detection of cancerous tumors as well as other pathologies such as fibroadenoma or breast inflammation.
During a breast examination, mammologist evaluates the appearance of breasts and palpates (probes) them for breasts lumps, as well as abnormalities such as nipple discharge.
What day of the cycle is it better to visit mammologist?
Many women experience pain in the mammary glands during menstruation, so it is better to schedule a visit to the doctor on the fifth or sixth day after menstruation. Besides, at the beginning of menstrual cycle, physiological changes occur in the breast: it swells, becomes denser. These changes can make it difficult to diagnose the mammary glands, so it is best to do this after your period.
Urgent examination by mammologist in Kharkiv (regardless of the day of the menstrual cycle) is necessary if the following symptoms are present:
- soreness of mammary glands, not associated with menstruation;
- redness of the skin on breast;
- discharge from nipples;
- sharp change in the breast size or shape;
- breast lump found during self-examination.
A timely visit to mammologist helps to detect problems at an early stage and prescribe effective treatment for mammary glands before the disease leads to serious complications.
Is it necessary to visit mammologist during pregnancy?
It is important that following the pregnancy, the woman visits mammologist as soon as possible, while the physiological changes have not yet occurred in the breast. After that, mothers-to-be should conduct a monthly self-examination of the mammary glands.
Breasts change during pregnancy. They increase in size, becomes sensitive. The venous mesh becomes visible on the surface. In the second half of pregnancy, there may be clear, yellowish discharge from the nipples - colostrum. If it did not happen after the child birth, it is worth visiting endocrinologist. An appointment with mammologist in Kharkiv may be needed if you have the following symptoms:
- severe pain in the mammary glands during pregnancy;
- any sudden changes in the breast condition (redness, swelling, skin ulcers);
- inflammation around the nipple;
- enlarged lymph nodes in the armpits.
The mammologist will also help with postpartum problems such as pain while breastfeeding.
Before menopause women should have their breasts checked every one to three years. If there is a risk of cancer in the family or at an older age - 1-2 times a year. The cost of an appointment to mammologist in Kharkiv can be found on the clinic website. To make an appointment for a consultation, call by phone or fill out the appointment form on the website.
Trepanobiopsy in Kharkiv
Trepanobiopsy of breast is a diagnostic examination that allows determining the presence of breast diseases (including cancer). The main goal of breast trepanobiopsy is to collect biomaterial from the mammary gland with subsequent sending for histological analysis.
A breast biopsy is performed using a special nano-needle under the supervision of ultrasound specialist to target accurately the desired tissue site with minimal trauma. The distinction of trepanobiopsy is that a special needle is used for the examination, which allows taking a larger area of the affected tissue than during a conventional biopsy. The information content of examination is 96%.
You can make an appointment for breast trepanobiopsy in Kharkiv at the medical center “ON Clinic Kharkiv”. You will first need to consult a mammologist who will perform external examination and palpation of breast. The cost of breast trepanobiopsy in Kharkiv can be checked with the administrator of the center “ON Clinic Kharkiv”. To make an appointment, call the phones listed below, or leave a request on the website.
|Consultation of a surgeon-mammologist||400 uah|
|ONLINE Consultation with a mammologist||400 uah|
|Trepanobiopsy of the breast||3500 uah|
|ONLINE Consultation of a mammologist abroad||400 uah|