A 34-year-old member asked:
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who is most likely to develop fibrocystic breasts?

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Dr. Ronald Robinson
41 years experience Radiology
Dense breasts: Patients who have dense breasts.
Answered on Jul 28, 2012
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Dr. Kevin Daus
36 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
FCD: Fcd deals with the glands in the breast. These glands respond to hormones. Hormones stimulate these glands once a month. Unlike the uterus, where the cells are lost once a month, the cells in the breast need the body to get rid of these cells internally. This sets up inflamation and scaring in the breast that then leads to the fcd. That is why it usually shows up after 30. Years of age because it.
Answered on Jul 20, 2012

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