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Fibrocystic Breasts Home Treatment
No cure: Fibrocystic breast disease is the presence of fibrocystic tissue in the breasts. There is no cure for fibrocystic breast disease but there is treatment to decrease the discomfort. Decreasing caffeine intake will minimize breast tenderness and increasing vitamin E to 800 or 1000 international units (iu) each day will also decrease the pain. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Breast size is: Likely to ^ w puberty, pregnancy, breast feeding ; possibly prior to your period. You can build up chest muscles w exercise ; weight lifting but it will not ^ the amt. Of fatty tissue. There are no pills, herbs or machines that will ^ breast size. Breast augmentation is surgical enlargement. A padded bra will ^ appearance of volume. A supportive, well fitting bra can also enhance appearance. ...Read more
Buyer beware: Any chemical used to stimulate breast tissue growth has the potential to stimulate abnormal growth. Given the fact that 9% of women are afflicted by breast cancer in their lifetime i would hesitate to use any breast tissue stimulant for fear of developing life threatening abnormal tissue growth. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
31 y/o h/o fibrocystic breasts. What are chances of stage 3 or 4 cancer being dx or missed bc doctor thinking lumps were fibrocystic breast disease?
Pregnant- sent for breast us of thick tissue. diangosis fibrocystic. Breast surgeon agreed at her exam. How confident this is not cancer vs fibrocystic?
Breast lumps/preg: Pregnancy is a confounding factor when dealing with different medical diagnoses. Hormonal shifts of pregnancy will affect the breast and cause different symptoms (changes in exam /pain). Fibrocystic disease is very common among young women, but all abnormalities need to be followed up on. Whether its repeat exams, u/s, diagnostic tests that are safer in the latter stages- follow up is the key. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Evening Primrose: Fibrocystic changes are normal findings in breast tissue. For most of us, these are more prominent around the menstrual cycle. For others, it can occur at any time and usually leads to pain and increased lumpiness. The most common remedy is to decrease caffeine. Evening primrose taken by mouth is helpful. Vitamin e is recommended as well. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Snake Oil: Breast enlargement meds or devices are myths to separate gullible people from their money ...Read more
Besides birth control pills, what TX is there for fibrocystic breasts? Is prophylactic mastectomy ever used when BC is not effective for breast pain?
Fibroadenoma or breast cancer - symptoms weight loss, itchy breast, abscess, breast pain fatigue ?
Breast cancer: Most breast cancers present as a painless lump within the breast. Your description of itchy painful breast would be an unusual presentation. Some advanced cases can present with skin involvement that can look like orange peel with redness. See you doctor for an exam, probably time for a mammogram as well. Best of luck. ...Read more
Yes, not consistent: Hormones are normally responsible for breathe enlargement and this is often used for breast enhancement in male to female transgender transformations. However the results produced are not consistent and their potential effects in stimulating the growth of breast cancer are largely unknown but suspected if estrogen based. Many women experience a mild degree of breast enlargement with birth control. ...Read more
On Mirena (levonorgestrel) IUD, would that cause a false negative pregnancy test at home? Heat flashes tender breasts mood swings brown spotting weight gain.
Fibrocystic Breasts 15+ years. Can't take hormonal BC (stroke risk). Vit E/Primrose/massage/no caffeine/diet no help. Other options for managing pain?
Good breast support: Unfortunately, there isn't any magic pill or method for you to alleviate your discomfort except one- Get fitted for a superior brassiere that can support your breasts which can eliminate the pain of "bouncing". If that is not affordable, consider an inexpensive breast binder for those more difficult days. ...Read more
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