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what is thickening of the breast

A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Roger Sherman
23 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: Fibrocystic breast tissue is not necessarily painful. Breast tumors are very rare in women your age. That being said, you should see a doctor if you n ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
If tissue on one: Of your breasts has become thick & like an orange peel in consistency - please see your physician promptly for evaluation.
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Hoepfner
39 years experience General Surgery
Maybe: Or maybe not. Need much more information. Breast thickening that you feel? That a doctor's exam feels? Seen on a mammogram? All breast changes or conc ... Read More
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
61 years experience Internal Medicine
Breast tissue: Breast tissue thickening and fibrocystic changes within the breast give the breast an irregular,nodular feeling to the examiner when palpating or exam ... Read More
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Have it checked: It is impossible to answer that question without an examination. Thus, have your MD examine the area for your answer.
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Whiting
27 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Fibrocystic change?: Any breast lump or thickening mass of tissue on the breast could be breast-cancer. You need to be seen in person for an exam and possibly imaging. ... Read More
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Claudette Anderson
Specializes in Gynecology
Have your doc exam: Not everything shows up on mammogram .A sonogram may show changes within the breast but if it's. Subtle skin change , it needs the trained eye
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tina Stein
47 years experience Radiology
Possibly.: If you have not had a mammogram i would recommend one. If you had a mammogram and it was also negative and there is still a concern i always add the ... Read More
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Davant
49 years experience Family Medicine
See your doctor.: About 5% of problems don't show up on mammograms. Check with your md.

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