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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rebecca Burdette
28 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Decrease in size: Fibrocystic breast disease is a common condition. Usually women will notice an increase in size and discomfort before menses (approximately 1-2 weeks ... Read More

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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Regina Hampton
22 years experience Breast Surgery
4-6 weeks: Once the abscess is treated (drainage and antibiotics), there can be residual lumpiness that is inflammed tissue. This can take at least 4-6 weeks to ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Regina Hampton
22 years experience Breast Surgery
4-6 weeks: Once the abscess is treated (drainage and antibiotics), there can be residual lumpiness that is inflammed tissue. This can take at least 4-6 weeks to ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tammi Schlichtemeier
30 years experience Pediatrics
Few days: If you are breast feeding and you have experienced lumpy tender breast/breasts as you are learning to breast feed, you may have mild engorgement. If y ... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Rosen
33 years experience General Surgery
Normal: Most women's breasts are "lumpy-bumpy", especially after pregnancy and breastfeeding. Rest assured that you are normal.
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Rosen
33 years experience General Surgery
Tumors, Cysts, etc.: The breast by its very nature is "lumpy-bumpy", often making it difficult to distinguish lumps that count from normal breat tissue. Lumps "that count ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Rosen
33 years experience General Surgery
Normal: Most women's breasts are "lumpy-bumpy", especially after pregnancy and breastfeeding. Rest assured that you are normal.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nadini Verma
Specializes in Gynecology
Not necessarily: Lumpy or fiibrocystic breast are commonly seen pre period, with increased caffeine intake , not with menopause.
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Rosen
33 years experience General Surgery
Patience: Most women's breasts are "lumpy-bumpy", especially after (multiple) pregnancies +/- breastfeeding. This is because most of the breast consists of fat ... Read More
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Lumpy breasts: Breasts with overall lumpy or bumpy texture may be fibrocystic .

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