Oak Ridge, TN
A 30-year-old female asked:
difference between fibrous breast tissue and cancerous tumor? i have many moveable, squishy lumps. doc says ok bit causing anxiety when i feel.
2 doctor answers • 4 doctors weighed in
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Some women: Have lumpy breast tissues that become tender before period. That is fibrous tissue and benign. But cancer is usually one lump and is not tender.
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Psychiatry 26 years experience
Fibrous tissue: Is quite common. But if it’s causing you anxiety, I would suggest that you discuss with your doctor and have him/her explain the differences, go over your findings with you, and discuss the possibility of a mammogram if that is indicated in your situation and depending upon your history.
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Last updated Nov 28, 2017
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