Question by  DogLover82 (412)

What could cause calcium deposits in the breast?

My doctor suspects that painful lumps in my breast could be caused by calcium. How could this have happened?


Answer by  T1DM (175)

Breast cysts,Calcification in a fibroadenoma, a noncancerous growth, Cell secretions or debris, Mammary duct ectasia, Mastitis,Previous injury to the breast, Previous radiation therapy for cancer, Skin (dermal) or blood vessel (vascular) calcification. It is not linked to any dietary causes. Depending on the formation they may need to be monitored. This is fairly common.


Answer by  Rani60 (351)

Some doctors says she have calcium deposits in her breast, but they don't worried about it. They appear as white spots or flecks on mammogram. Sometimes it may cause in breast cancer. Sometimes it has deposited the result of aging or our diet problem.


Answer by  Melissa101010 (4405)

The flow of your blood could be causing deposits of calcium in your breasts. You could have a mass growing faster than your body can handle it and that is why you have gotten lumps of calcium, it has no where to go in such a short period of time.


Answer by  tamarawilhite (17883)

These are the result of too much calcium in the blood building up in the breast's milks ducts over time.

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