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Can you please describe common things i should know about fibrocystic breast change?

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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 51 years experience
It is a benign: Disorder. Please consult this site for info. http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ency/article/000912.htm.
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Dr. Regina Hampton
Breast Surgery 25 years experience
Fibrocystic changes: You could have fibrocystic changes. This is the most common cause of breast pain. It can be aggravated by caffeine, stress, menstrual cycle and hormonal supplements. If you are over 40, then you should have a mammogram and ultrasound. Please get evaluated by a breast specialist. Mayo clinic has a great info site on fibrocystic changes.
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