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A 38-year-old female asked:

38 f -left breast tenderness. mammogram showed heterogeneous dense fibroglandular tissue. ultrasound confirmed. should i be worried ?

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Dr. Robert Kneece
Specializes in Internal Medicine and Pediatrics
No: The fibrocystic/fibroglandular conditions are common and can contribute to tenderness.Other causes caffeine,too tight a bra,bruises,too much salt in diet causing water retention,etc.Apply warm heat,tylenol or motrin,confortable clothing,make sure not pregnant and regular mamogram/ultrasound and communicate with yourphysician should help you feel fine.

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