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What are the mammogram guidelines?

-Every other year mammograms 50-74
-40-49 start discussion and assessment with the patient in the context of the patient's history
-Benefit over 75 is insufficient

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What causes physiological nipple discharge?

May occur up to one year after breast feeding.
Galactorrhea: if not pregnant look for endocrinopathy
Medications: antihypertensives, gastrointestinal agents, hormones, opiates, psychotropic agents

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Seven P's for breast exam:

Palpation, Pressure, Perimeter, Position, Pattern, Patient Education, Plan of Action

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