Is fibrocystic disease more common in case of breast implants?

No. There is no relationship between fibrocystic change and breast implants. Also, fibrocystic change is not a contraindication for breast augmentation.
No effect/relation. Breast implants do not have any known relation to fibrous tic diseases. Foreign body's granule as may occur inpatients with implants; implants may interfere with the diagnostic imaging evaluation of cysts but there is no other known association or correlation.
Fibrocystic disease. Not necessirally.Consult your surgeon.

Related Questions

Could breast implants flare an already exsisting autoimmune disease?

No. If you have a 'flare, " it isn't from breast implants (what causes "flares" in women who don't have implants?) any more than implants causing auto immune illnesses. Many studies have given conclusive evidence (despite all the media and "junk scientists") that implants do not cause or aggravate auto immune illness of any kind. Some doctors still don't believe the science, just like some patients. Read more...
No. Since there really is no good evidence that breast implants cause autoimmune disease in the first place it is hard to understand how they could cause a flare, . Read more...
Not proven . No although there are many rumors and anecdotal reports in the press, this has not been shown in many large studies conducted in respected .Academic centers. Read more...
No. Breast implants have no effect on your immune system and thus will neither cause nor exacerbate any autoimmune disease. Read more...
Unlikely. Many studies have been carried out since late 1990's about this topics, all showing no significant relation between breast implants and immune disorders. This is a field that has been very thoroughly investigated with confident evidence of no relation between implant and autoimmune problems. Read more...

I have fibrocystic disease and at times my breasts really hurt. Does stopping caffeine really help?

For some people. For many people decreasing or stopping caffeine can decrease the pain. This is not the case for everyone, unfortunately. Stress is a factor as well. Vitamin e and evening primrose work to decrease pain as well. Read more...

Can I have developed a disease from my breast implants, I know its not uncommon, knowledge plz.?

It is uncommon. Developing disease from breast implants is uncommon. You have not described your symptoms so it is difficult to provide accurate advice. However, it is best for you to seek the advice of a board certified plastic surgeon for further guidance as well as go a history and physical by your primary care provider with basic lab testing. Perhaps the implant is infected or you have developed contracture. Read more...

I had several breast fibroadenomas removed over the last few years. Now I have fibroadenoma and cysts. Is it fibrocystic disease? Will I have fibroade

Probably. Sounds like you have benign changes in your breast that are consistent with fibrocystic changes. Most pathologists don't use the term disease anymore since fibrocystic changes are benign and very common especially in young people. I see this nearly everyday in my practice. Fibroadenomas are also benign and can been with or without surrounding fibrocystic changes. Read more...

How do I differentiate between breast cancer and fibrocystic disease?

YOU can't. Only an experienced doc with appropriate imaging (mammography, ultrasound, MRI - as indicated) can define a breast lump. Many times were not even sure and a biopsy is needed to sort it out. Any lump persisting through a menstrual period needs to be checked out! Read more...
Exam,Mamm,(sono)Gram. Fibrocystic changes may interfere w/breast examination and/or mammography. Nevertheless, using these modalities along w/breast ultrasound, we can usually distinguish between the two. Rarely, we need to check an MRI or even do a breast biopsy to evaluate a suspicious lump or mammographic abnormality. Read more...

Lumps in my breasts. Could this possibly be fibrocystic disease or something else?

Either. Lumps in your breast can be fibrocystic changes. Need to get checked to make sure nothing more serious is going on. Read more...
Breast mass. Yes it could be normal breast morphology. On the therhand it could be fibrocystic disease, fibroadenoma or more seriously breast cancer to name a few. Your age is a factor, the quality of the lump, the mobility of the lump, skin texture and some other factors. You should have your breast evaluated by your md and possibly get an ultrasound or mammogram. Read more...

What is bilateral fibrocystic disease of breasts?

Lumpy-Bumpy Breasts. Fibrocystic changes are a spectrum of pathologic findings seen on biopsy. This has morphed into a clinical term for "lumpy-bumpy" breast tissue and/or dense tissue seen on mammography. This is not a disease, just a variant of normal. This requires no treatment, just reassurance. Read more...

I have fibrocystic disease and at times my breasts really hurt during mammogram. Does stopping caffeine help?

Fibrocyctic disease. Caffeinated beverages ( coffeee, soda etc) have been shown to have significant correlation with breast tenderness in the case of fibrocyctic disease of the breast. Stopping your caffeine intake, may help reduce/relive the breast pain, in general. In addition, you may want to take nsaids for pain relief and also can try cold compress. Read more...