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A 20-year-old female asked:

Hi doc, pls i want to know how many months or years does it take for the build up of fluids in a breast to cause fibrosis breast to b seen in thank u.

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Dr. Carrie Cannon
A Verified Doctoranswered
Family Medicine 35 years experience
Fibrocystic breasts: Fibrocystic breast disease can manifest at 30 years of age. It is worsened by caffeine. Made better with a support bra, ice pack, and OTC primrose oil, and perhaps oral contraceptives. Other OTC pain remedies can be tried if not allergic.
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