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

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

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. ...Read more

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Dr. Regina Hampton
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Fibrocystic Breast Disease (Definition)

Fibrocystic breast disease is also known as Fibrocystic breasts. Fibrocystic breast disease is a condition where the breasts develop non-cancerous lumps made of fibrous tissue. These can cause discomfort and pain that fluctuates ...Read more


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Are fibrocystic breast suppose to hurt all the time?

No: Persistent pain is not normal. Consult the site below and discuss the matter with your doctor. http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/fibrocystic-breasts/ds01070. ...Read more

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Fibrocystic breast conditioncan anyone please translate what causes it in normal non doctoral explaination, what to do?

Fibrocystic breast conditioncan anyone please translate what causes it in normal non doctoral explaination, what to do?

It is benign conditi: Fibrocystic condition of the breast is caused by the cyclical hormone changes with each monthly period among younger women. Sometimes it causes significant pain, but most times it is silent. It is a benign condition that is why it is no longer called fibrocystic disease(an older term, no longer used). You do not need to do anything about it unless it is causing you any botheration/symptoms. ...Read more

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Do you have fibrocystic breast condition or disease?

Do you have fibrocystic breast condition or disease?

Common problem: Fibrocystic disease/changes is very common in women. This is most often seen during the menstrual cycle. Breast feel lumpy and painful which is caused by cyst formation (fluid filled areas) due to hormonal changes. Some women may have these changes without being on their menstrual cycle. Caffeine may cuase the cysts to be overactive resulting in pain. This is not related to cancer. http://www. ...Read more

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Why do I have fibrocystic breast change at 56?

Not abnormal: The term fibrocystic changes is a general if not slightly over used term. The dr was probably describing dense breast tissue on mammogram. Breast tissue density tends to diminish in most women as they age and pass through menopause. Some women maintain dense breast tissue through out there life. It does not have specific connotations. Just a range of normal. Estrogens can increase this. ...Read more

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What are the causes of fibrocystic breast changes?

Unknown: Some women have more sensitive breast than others and this may be due to hormones or breast composition. ...Read more

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Can you tell me the symptoms of fibrocystic breast changes?

Lumpy +/- Tenderness: Many women have fibrocystic breast changes (fcc). This simply means that there are some lumpy areas in the breasts. Some of these lumps are benign cysts which can bigger or smaller depending on the hormones in the menstrual cycle. Fcc does not mean that you have an increased chance of breast cancer. However, you may need breast ultrasounds in addition to mammograms for screening the lumpy areas. ...Read more

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Can you tell me what fibrocystic breast changes are?

Yes: Also called "lumpy bumpy" breasts, it is not a disease. It actually gives your breasts their internal structure an after menopause a lot of that architecture is lost and what leads to breasts "falling." in the mean time, right before your period your breasts are more lumpy bumpy and tender. Right afterwards they are less so as fibrocystic areas of the breasts are sensitive to your own hormones. ...Read more

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How are fibrocystic breast changes typically treated?

How are fibrocystic breast changes typically treated?

Usually no treatment: If symptomatic decrease salty foods and caffeine. If this does not help then a mild diuretic or danazole may help. ...Read more

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Dr. Quang Nguyen
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Thyroid Stimulating Hormone (Definition)

A TSH test measures the amount of thyroid stimulating hormone (TSH) in your blood. TSH is produced by the pituitary gland and tells the thyroid gland to make and release the hormones thyroxine ...Read more