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We’re often asked questions when people are going to the breast clinic for assessment of a breast change. As Ann has explained, you’ll be seen by one of the doctors before any other tests. You can read more information about what to expect at the breast clinic by reading our web information.
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What usually happens is you will be seen by the Dr & will have an examination. An ultrasound is normally done & if it is clear what it is, you will be told then. A mammogram maybe done, although this is less useful in young women.
If it ‘s not clear what it is, then a biopsy is usually done, in which case there is a week or 2s wait for the results.
The normal outcome is that it turns out to be nothing serious & thankfully, you’re getting it properly checked out.
I have a lump in my breast (age 24). My GP has sent me for a screening appointment. Can you tell me what to expect? How soon will I be told the results?