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would fibrocystic breasts have physical changes?

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Dr. Regina Hampton
22 years experience Breast Surgery
Lumps and pain: The breasts will often feel lumpy and tender, enen when not on your period. It is important to perform monthly breast self exam.
Answered on Dec 10, 2013
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