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Fibrocystic breast

A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Nyman
37 years experience Radiology
Not abnormal: The term fibrocystic changes is a general if not slightly over used term. The dr was probably describing dense breast tissue on mammogram. Breast t ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mazen Ghani
23 years experience Radiology
Fibrocystic changes: Are frequently seen on breast ultrasound.
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
No: Persistent pain is not normal. Consult the site below and discuss the matter with your doctor. http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/fibrocystic-breasts/d ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Regina Hampton
22 years experience Breast Surgery
Common problem: Fibrocystic disease/changes is very common in women. This is most often seen during the menstrual cycle. Breast feel lumpy and painful which is caus ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
It is a benign: Disorder. Please consult this site for info. http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ency/article/000912.htm.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
49 years experience Medical Oncology
It is benign conditi: Fibrocystic condition of the breast is caused by the cyclical hormone changes with each monthly period among younger women. Sometimes it causes signif ... Read More
A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Peter Baumann
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Beginning stages: If a mammogram shows unilateral fibrocystic breast changes, this may be the beginning of the disease and down the road will become visible in the cont ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Raj Syal
Dr. Raj Syal answered
32 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Unknown: Some women have more sensitive breast than others and this may be due to hormones or breast composition.
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ian Taras
Dr. Ian Taras answered
28 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: Also called "lumpy bumpy" breasts, it is not a disease. It actually gives your breasts their internal structure an after menopause a lot of that archi ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Raj Syal
Dr. Raj Syal answered
32 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Usually no treatment: If symptomatic decrease salty foods and caffeine. If this does not help then a mild diuretic or danazole may help.
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