6 non-cancerous breast disease - Has similar characteristics and breast cancer

6 non-cancerous breast disease - Has similar characteristics and breast cancer.

ONLY 20 percent of breast disease is a cancer. The majority are not cancerous, but still cause pain and require treatment.

There are six types of non-cancer disease that attacks the breast. Each one has characteristics similar to breast cancer. Thus early detection and screening allows one to find out whether he suffered cancer or not.

Dr Komathy Thiagarajan of Human Reproduction Division, Population and Family Development Board's (LPPKN), can not be denied breast cancer is a cancer which occupied the chart as the top killer of women.

"In 2003 for example, of 100,000 women, 39.5 were breast cancer patients, while 16.5 percent of cervical cancer patients. But not all diseases of the breast cancer, "he said.

Early detection can reduce breast cancer risk. Such self-examination takes less than five minutes and is done once a month.

"The frequency of self-inspection schedule that allows women are familiar with her breasts and if there are peculiarities he would know something was wrong," he said.

Komathy said, it is important for someone who is not identified by the inspection her breasts. Especially when included in the risk group (siblings or close relatives who died or been diagnosed with cancer).

Often women in this group is given more attention because of the risk of breast cancer than other women.

Recognize six types of non-cancer diseases


Fibrosistik cause breast looks and feels very sick berbenjol. Often the pain increased by menstruation.

Fibrosistik happened to more than 50 per cent of women. It is a common problem women experience regardless of age, but more often in women of reproductive age around.

Fibrosistik known through berbenjol condition, swelling, cyst fluid as well as pain. It is not a risk factor for breast cancer, but the situation is berbenjol uncomfortable.

Even if one is actually dealing with breast cancer, it is difficult to make because of the detection of breast firbosistik.

The disease is associated with the menstrual cycle. Therefore, it will feel very sick by periods. In some cases, symptoms persist fibrosistik when about menopause. In certain cases, especially if a biopsy fibrosistik requires a bit hard lumps.

"There is no specific treatment to deal with. Usually patients are advised not to take caffeine. Sometimes doctors recommend that patients take vitamin B 6, "

But most cases can be handled fibrosistik taking birth control pills.


Fibroadenoma is a cause of a lump in the breast. It is not painful and can be moved if dipicit. It was breast problems often occur and can strike women of any age. More often in women aged 20s and 30s. If the bump occurs in women in his 40s, most likely it was not firodenoma

Fibroadenoma associated with estrogen levels higher than normal. Usually the size of a lump that grows to 1.5 centimeters. The size is usually small until it will shrink itself when estrogen levels decrease

Although it berbenjol as fibrosistik, but benjolannya have clear boundaries. It can be moved when dipicit and can grow more than one bump at a time.

Diagnosis to determine whether the cancer or fibroadenoma lump requires a biopsy. Addressing the best treatment is surgery to remove lumps fibroadenoma unless it is too small or too much.

Although fibroadenoma may recur after surgery.

Fat necrosis

Fat necrosis usually occurs when there is injury to the breast fat tissue. The injured tissue into hard lumps or bumps filled with oil.

Like many other breast diseases, diagnosis requires a biopsy of fat necrosis. There is no specific treatment to deal with fat necrosis.

Breast inflammation (mastitis)

Occurs when the skin is broken and the germ of breast tissue into the breast. It causes an infection to the injured area pain and redness of breast skin.

Usually the doctor will give you painkillers and antibiotics. If left destitute pus can accumulate and require surgery to remove the pus.

Inflammatory breast cancer is a common problem for breastfeeding mothers. You will know attacked inflammatory breast when he was sick, hot, swollen and red. Sometimes the body to feel tired, itchy and cold. Sometimes breastfeeding mothers will be attacked by fever and selesama before they are aware of breast inflammation.


Galaktorea is a matter of the milk produced from the breast of women who are not breastfeeding. Galaktorea sometimes involving the breast, or that may be affecting both sides of the breast.

In the case galaktorea, milk may be out spontaneously or touched each breast. Galaktorea associated with the use of certain medications (high blood pressure medication, depression medication, hormone and drug-resistant vomiting).

It can also occur because of drug use, tumors in the mammary gland or breast self-examination that too often. Sometimes galaktorea possible because the stimulation of sexual activities. Galaktorea usually treated based on the root cause.

Ektasia ducts (duct ectasia)

Although breast cancer is associated with the production of pus on the nipple, there is also a non-cancerous diseases that can produce thick and sticky liquid.

Ektasia duct or problems such as urinary tract infections cause nipple milk producing black or green liquid. Usually it is in women aged 40 and 50 years.

Ektasia ducts cause the areola (dark area around the nipple) pain, redness and may bump hard. It happens because of a swollen milk channels.

Ektasia duct may disappear on their own or treated with a poultice of hot and antibiotic medications. In some cases, milk may need to bump channel removed by surgery.

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