A 39-year-old female asked:
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have lumpy breasts before period, after the lumpiness is there, but much less. do fibrocystic lumps need to disappear or just increase and decrease?

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Dr. Rebecca Burdette
28 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Decrease in size: Fibrocystic breast disease is a common condition. Usually women will notice an increase in size and discomfort before menses (approximately 1-2 weeks prior) and a reduction in size and discomfort with the menses/period.
Answered on Jun 15, 2016

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