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Are breast symptoms something to worry about is you're only 18 years old?

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Dr. Michael Amster
Pediatrics
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In brief: Could be

Depends what the symptoms are and what your family history is.
If there is a family history of breast cancer, that might make that "small cystic structure" a bigger deal. Or if there is discharge from the nipple. This is a great question for your OB or family doc.

In brief: Could be

Depends what the symptoms are and what your family history is.
If there is a family history of breast cancer, that might make that "small cystic structure" a bigger deal. Or if there is discharge from the nipple. This is a great question for your OB or family doc.
Dr. Michael Amster
Dr. Michael Amster
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Dr. Nela Cordero
Pediatrics

In brief: NO

At age 18 , breast sx are usually benign conditions like fibrocystic disease, mastitis, breast congestion secondary to premenstrual tension, etc.

In brief: NO

At age 18 , breast sx are usually benign conditions like fibrocystic disease, mastitis, breast congestion secondary to premenstrual tension, etc.
Dr. Nela Cordero
Dr. Nela Cordero
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