Last updated: 13 Nov 2021 | 4153 Views |
PAGET'S DISEASE OF THE BREAST
Nipple cancer is a rare case. It is usually found in the nipples and lower areas. The disease is similar to cancer that infects nearby lymph nodes and spreads through blood vessels to other parts of the body such as the bones, lungs, and liver. Cancer can be cured if found early.
The exact cause is unknown. and is not contagious
Swelling, redness, skating on the nipple, burning, itching, pus flowing and feeling a lump under the nipple
From physical examination, memogram, sonogram, but confirmed the diagnosis from taking a biopsy to look under a microscope. A blood test, CT, head, abdomen, thorax, bone were used. Distribution to lymph nodes, hormones and treatment
Treatment is similar to conventional cancer treatment. Only to remove the breast part, surgery, radiation, chemo, hormones or a combination of many treatments. including collaborating with a team of specialists in cancer surgeon and others The impact of surgery depends on the type of surgery and the quantity. space to be removed Removing the underarm lymph nodes can cause the arm to swell. Side effects of radiation therapy include redness, dryness, itching in the area being exposed, shortness of breath, coughing, and swollen arms. Chemotherapy can cause nausea, vomiting, hair loss, easy bruising, bleeding, and infection. Hormone therapy causes body heat, nausea. Vomiting, menstrual irregularities, rashes, and vaginal bleeding
Things to do
You should follow up with your doctor's appointments to monitor the effects of treatment and recurrence.
You should exercise and eat well.
You should see your doctor if you find a new lump. Purulent discharge from a swollen nipple or arm
Tell your doctor if you have a fever. Nausea and vomiting after chemo
You should inform your doctor about back pain, leg weakness, inability to hold urine and defecation, bone pain.
Don't ignore the cubes secretions on the nipple changing nipple skin