What is Breast ultrasound?

Breast ultrasound is a method of screening widely used to test for cancers and other irregularities of the breast. The ultrasound creates accurate pictures of the interior of the breasts using high-frequency sound waves.

Why is a breast ultrasound performed?

Breast ultrasound is performed when there is a lump in your breast it also finds out whether this lump is a fluid-filled cyst or solid tumor. It also helps in finding whether the lump is cancerous or non-cancerous.

What happens during a breast ultrasound?

A transparent gel will be added to your breast by your doctor. A wand-like instrument called a transducer can then be moved over your breast by your doctor. This generates a real recording on a computer screen from the inside of the breast.

What are the risks involved with breast ultrasound?

Since breast ultrasound does not require the use of radiation, there are no dangers. For pregnant women, radiation checks are not deemed healthy. For pregnant women, an ultrasound is the recommended breast examination process. The test uses the same kind of ultrasound waves used to track a fetus’ progress.

How should I plan for an ultrasound of the breast?

A breast ultrasound needs no special training at all. But before an ultrasound, it is necessary to prevent adding powders, lotions, or other cosmetics to your breasts.

Results

If a lump is discovered by your doctor, they may first perform an MRI and then perform a biopsy to extract a sample of tissue or fluid from the lump.

Consult

Dr. Manju Whig Singh is famous among women, because of her proper guidance and treatment in breast-related ailments.