A 31-year-old member asked:
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do older women (60+ years) get fibrocystic breasts?

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Dr. Thomas Namey
47 years experience Rheumatology
Yes.: Although usually presenting at an earlier age, it may occur in later years. Also, mild disease may be unnoticed and seen on mammogram.
Answered on Nov 5, 2019
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