A 48-year-old member asked:
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would women only get fibrocystic breast disease?

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Dr. Barry Rosen
33 years experience General Surgery
Usually, although...: ...Men with gynecomastia can develop fibrocystic changes, albeit to a much milder degree.
Answered on Dec 9, 2013

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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
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Yes: This can occur at any age.
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Dr. Mary Vanko
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Dense breasts: Due to decling levels of estrogen, fibrocystic disease is not a problem generally.

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