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What causes cyclic breast pain?

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Dr. Alysia Townsend
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In brief: Hormonal changes

Hormonal changes during the menstrual cycle affect breast tissue, usually causing increased tenderness in the premenstrual phase.
For those with fibrocystic breasts, other factors like caffeine use may also play a role in breast pain.

In brief: Hormonal changes

Hormonal changes during the menstrual cycle affect breast tissue, usually causing increased tenderness in the premenstrual phase.
For those with fibrocystic breasts, other factors like caffeine use may also play a role in breast pain.
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