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Doctor insights on: Cysts Between Breasts

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A reoccurring swollen painful cyst in between breasts, occurring since a year. Doctor not being helpful and not taking me seriously?

A reoccurring swollen painful cyst in between breasts, occurring since a year. Doctor not being helpful and not taking me seriously?

See it: Your doctor needs to see it, when it is actually there. If he/she then still does not take you seriously, ask to see another doctor for a second opinion. ...Read more

Cyst (Definition)

A cyst is a structure or mass that consists of a cellular lined sac. It is typically filled with fluid but may be filled with solid material. It can be congenital, traumatic, or acquired. They may develop nearly anywhere in the body and usually require complete excision for eradication or they are likely to recur. Fluid filled sacs that are not cellular lined ...Read more


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What can cause cysts in breasts?

What can cause cysts in breasts?

Cysts: The cause of cysts in the breast are unknon. Some doctors believe it might bebduebto increased estrogen levels. ...Read more

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What causes cysts in the breasts?

What causes cysts  in the breasts?

Nature: Many women have fibrocystic changes in their breast tissue. Fluid retention during the cycle can result in the fibrocystic tissue becoming more prominent - manifesting as cysts. Caffeine is known to promote fluid retention and cyst formation in the breast tissue. ...Read more

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Please tell me, are cysts in your breasts harmful?

Please tell me, are cysts in your breasts harmful?

No: All women have a few of these at some time in their lives. They may be uncomfortable but are no danger, unless someone mistakes a real cancer for a harmless cyst. ...Read more

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Should i be worried about having cysts in my breasts?

Should i be worried about having cysts in my breasts?

Maybe: Cystic breasts can be very painful from time to time, but reduction of caffeine can help, talk to your gyn. Cystic breasts make the mammograms more difficult to interpret and you'll likely end up with more biopsies. ...Read more

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Would it be typical for cystic breasts to be painful?

Yes: Breast cysts can cause cyclical breast pain which fluctuates with your menstrual cycle. Anti-inflammatory medications such as Ibuprofen can help when the pain is bad. Evening primrose oil (available at most health stores) has shown some improvement in pain related to fibrocystic breasts. Have a breast exam done by a provider before you chalk up breast pain to "cystic breasts". ...Read more

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Would it be typical for cysts in the breasts to be painful?

Would it be typical for cysts in the breasts to be painful?

They can : Be. If you have a change in your breast - get it checked. ...Read more

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Are cysts in the breasts anything to be really concerned about please . Thank you ?

Breast cysts: The vast majority of breast cysts are benign and part of the spectrum of benign fibrocystic disease. Listen to your doctor and radiologist and follow their advice. ...Read more

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I suffer from cysts in my breasts and they've started hurting. Should i be worried?

Pain: I think pain always is trying to tell something. Wouldn't ignore pain, get it evaluated. Symptoms like these are best evaluated in person by your physician. Based on the findings, a treatment plan can be developed to help you. ...Read more

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So, i've been told I have cystic breasts, and i was wondering what would help with the pain?

So, i've been told I have cystic breasts, and i was wondering what would help with the pain?

Breast cysts: Often times, breast cysts and breast lumps can be corrected by increase iodine in your diet. You can get kelp, spiralina and seaveg on line or through a health food store. Eggs also have larger amounts of iodine. ...Read more