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A 57-year-old female asked:
Does a woman always have dense breast tissue?
1 doctor answer • 2 doctors weighed in
Specializes in Hematology
No: This is more common in younger and smaller breasted women.
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A 43-year-old female asked:
What is dense breast tissue? Is it bad to have dense breast tissue?
1 doctor answer • 1 doctor weighed in
Obstetrics and Gynecology 22 years experience
Breast tissue: Breast are made of milk ducts, supportive tissue and fatty tissue. Women with dense breasts have a higher ratio of supportive tissue to fatty tissue. One is not better than the other. We are all made a little differently
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Last updated Apr 2, 2013
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