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Fibrocystic breast disease

A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mary Efremov
43 years experience Internal Medicine
More info needed.: There are women with dense breasts and palpable cysts...There are also women with fatty breasts and some have both, the fat is very radiolucent, the f ... Read More
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Dr. Mark Pack
Dr. Mark Pack answered
31 years experience General Surgery
Not sure of your ?: I am not sure of what you are asking. Please rephrase your question and ask again. Breasts are composed of fatty tissue as well as denser "breast" tis ... Read More

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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Hoepfner
39 years experience General Surgery
Can be hereditary: Painful breast swelling and lumpiness in the breasts, worse around the menstrual cycle, is a common feeling from fibrocystic breasts. Dense mammogram ... Read More
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Dr. Joseph Mele
32 years experience Plastic Surgery
Most women have it!: Fibrocystic changes cause breast to feel firm, lumpy and often painful. The changes are most prominent during the menstrual cycle. The term disease ha ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Regina Hampton
23 years experience Breast Surgery
Yes: This can occur at any age.
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shady Macaron
20 years experience General Surgery
Fibrocystic breasts : Fibrocystic breast disease is characterized by lumpiness and usually discomfort in both breasts. The lumpiness is due to small breast masses or breast ... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Hoepfner
39 years experience General Surgery
Benign: Fibrocystic breast condition is a common condition. Associated with tender breast swelling & benign breast lumps or cysts. Discomfort worse around men ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Rosen
34 years experience General Surgery
Usually, although...: ...Men with gynecomastia can develop fibrocystic changes, albeit to a much milder degree.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Todd Sisto
37 years experience Breast Surgery
Heredity & hormones: .
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Myron Arlen
64 years experience Surgical Oncology
No: Fibrocystic disease is a termused when the breast as it ages develops lumps which is due to minizing of breast tissue with replacement by fat and the ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marianne DiNapoli
8 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Common, benign: Fibrocystic breast disease is a common, benign (not cancerous) condition. It is the most common cause of "lumps" in both breasts and can be painful. I ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Hoepfner
39 years experience General Surgery
Variable: Fibrocystic symptoms can range from mild breast discomfort and swelling around the time of the menstrual period, to more firm hard breast lumps and cy ... Read More

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