Please help me? I’m very scared about bilateral PASH

Hi everyone, I am new to this forum and any responses and advice will be greatly appreciated. 

I was was diagnosed with the menopause 5 years ago, when I was just 35 years old. I had an accident 2 years ago, falling down the stairs and after having a CT scan, a lump was found in my right breast. I  had an urgent referral and after having ultrasound on both breasts, the proceeded with mammograms and then half an hour later, I had to have biopsies on both breasts. As I’m sure you can imagine, the wait was excruciating! And I was eventually diagnosed with PASH in both breasts?! I have tried doing research but all I have found is that it’s an extremely rare condition. Should I be worried about it? Do I need regular mammograms and biopsies? Please help? I have just become a grandma for the first time and need to put my mind to rest? Thank you for reading 

Larnè

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Hi Larnè  

Thanks for posting.   

It’s natural to feel scared when you have been diagnosed with a breast condition that is rare. PASH is a benign (not cancer) condition.   

Once diagnosed you don’t usually require treatment or follow up scans such as mammograms. Having PASH doesn’t increase your risk of developing breast cancer, but we encourage everyone to be breast aware. If the lumps in your breasts get bigger or change you will need to let you specialist team or GP know.   
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