A 25-year-old member asked:
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does fibrocystic change shape of breast forever?

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Dr. Ian Taras
Dr. Ian Taras answered
28 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
No: They change during the course of a month as well as more dramatically after menopause.
Answered on Aug 21, 2012
Dr. Thomas Fiala
32 years experience Plastic Surgery
No: It just makes the breasts feel more "lumpy -bumpy" due to the cystic tissue. You may have more swelling and tenderness in the week before your period.
Answered on Jul 8, 2013

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