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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Rosen
33 years experience General Surgery
Lumpy-Bumpy Breasts: Fibrocystic changes are a spectrum of pathologic findings seen on biopsy. This has morphed into a clinical term for "lumpy-bumpy" breast tissue and/o ... Read More
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A 53-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
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Very: Somewhere between 99% and 101% of women will get some fibrous and/or cystic change in their breasts during reproductive life.
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Chakshu Gupta
22 years experience Pathology
Physiologic changes: Usual physiologic changes that include hormonal fluctuations, increase or decrease of different components of breast (pregnancy, lactation, aging), or ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Regina Hampton
22 years experience Breast Surgery
Lumps and pain: The breasts will often feel lumpy and tender, enen when not on your period. It is important to perform monthly breast self exam.
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Robinson
41 years experience Radiology
Dense breasts: Patients who have dense breasts.
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Namey
47 years experience Rheumatology
Yes.: Although usually presenting at an earlier age, it may occur in later years. Also, mild disease may be unnoticed and seen on mammogram.
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Trachella Johnson foy
19 years experience Family Medicine
Many characteristics: Fibrocystic breast can have different characteristics- you can feel something that feels like a small "bb", a rock, a pea or just an area of irregular ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Regina Hampton
22 years experience Breast Surgery
Decrease caffeine: Look at your diet and see if you are eating or drinking foods that contain caffeine. Some of the usual offenders: coffee, tea, chocolate, iced tea, s ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Regina Hampton
22 years experience Breast Surgery
Be normal & happy!: Our breast tissue is fibrocystic by nature. Some women experience increased pain and lumpiness than others. If you are having pain, then try dietary ... Read More

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