Talk to twenty women who have had more than one mammogram in their life, and you will get several different answers to the question: “Is a mammogram painful?”
Uncomfortable and scary may be a common answer. A few might say painful, but it only lasted a few seconds. Others may say it was no big deal.
Anxiety about the test, your personal pain threshold, and the technician all play a huge part in a woman’s perspective relative to their mammogram
Let’s discover a few tips to reduce any discomfort during a mammogram, and review why a mammogram should be an essential part of a woman’s health plan.
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I am pleased to announce that Karen Beth Weinshelbaum, MD will be joining our radiology practice in September at Gainesville Women’s Center for Radiology. She is a Board Certified Diagnostic Radiologist with specialized Fellowship Training in Mammography. She looks forward to meeting you! – Dr.Weinshelbaum
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Dr.Arlene Weinshelbaum established the Gainesville Women’s Center for Radiology in 1982 with the primary goal of saving lives through the early detection of breast cancer. To learn more about our practice visit our First Facts section.