Stephen J. Schueler, M.D.

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Breast Papilloma Home Care

Home care for intraductal papilloma may include:

Most breast cancers are curable if they are detected very early. This is why a regular screening program is so important.

Breast cancer screening:

Breast Papilloma Pain Control

Common medications used for pain in women with an intraductal papilloma include:

  • Acetaminophen decreases fever and pain, but does not help inflammation.
  • Adult dosing is 2 regular strength (325 mg) every 4 hours or 2 extra-strength (500 mg) every 6 hours.
  • Maximum dose is 4,000 mg per day.
  • Avoid this drug if you have alcoholism, liver disease or an allergy to the drug. See the package instructions.
  • Common brand names include Tylenol, Panadol, and many others.





NSAID Precautions

Breast Papilloma Warning Signs

Notify your doctor if you have an intraductal papilloma and any of the following:

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Last Updated: Mar 7, 2011 References
Authors: Stephen J. Schueler, MD; John H. Beckett, MD; D. Scott Gettings, MD
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