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Lexington, KY
A 42-year-old female asked:

Pap test normal and mammogram with only fibrocystic breast condition.menses needed regulated with progesterone but now it is making it worse. options?

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Dr. Jane Van Dis
Obstetrics and Gynecology 19 years experience
Yes: Progesterone definitely has significant effects on some women's breast tissue. Some women are more sensitive to Progesterone than others and this could definitely be the situation in your case. If you're done having children, what about endometrial ablation? Or an iud? These could help with periods and obviate the need for progesterone.
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