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can you tell me about fibrocystic breast disease and its causes?

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Dr. Kathryn Wagner
30 years experience General Surgery
Fibrocystic breasts: Cause is the normal fluctuation of monthly hormones and about 70% of women have it. It is the cystic dilatation of the milk ducts prior to menses after ovulation that produces the cysts and tenderness mostly. Goes away usually after menopause if no hormones are taken.
Answered on Feb 16, 2014
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