Signs that I may need a mammogram

If you are 35 years old and older, then it is preferable to get a mammogram done to ensure breast health. Experiencing any of the symptoms below? Book a consultation now:

  • A lump or swelling in your breast or armpit
  • Hot or tender breasts
  • A change in the skin or itching around the nipple
  • Noticeable swelling in your armpit
  • Nipple discharge that occurs spontaneously
  • A change in the skin of your breast
  • Specific areas of pain or tenderness near the breast
  • A change in the shape of your breast

How to prepare and what to expect

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    Dr. Manitha Bindapersad

    Midrand Breast and Bone Density Clinic is led by Dr. Manitha Bindapersad. She is a specialist radiologist with a particular interest in breast imaging and women’s health. After graduating from Sefako Makgatho Health Sciences University (MEDUNSA) in 1998 and completing her internship and community service; she chose to specialise and train as a radiologist at the University of Witwatersrand from 2001 to 2005.

    Over the years, she has gained a wealth of experience working in the public sector as head of Chris Baragwanath Hospital’s Mammography Department for 15 years and 10 subsequent years in the private sector. Dr Bindapersad has extensive experience and expertise in the fields of digital mammography, bone care, performance of biopsies, women’s health and general radiology.

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