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I am 23 years old and have fibrocystic breasts. Is there anything I should be concerned about?

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Dr. Dariush Vaziri
Breast Surgery
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In brief: Common condition

Fibrocystic condition is very common and is usually a benign condition.
It does however include a range of different pathological changes in the breast. When it is associated with proliferative changes, there is slight increased risk of breast cancer. You don't need any special care unless you develope a lump or become symptomatic in which case you need to have a breast evaluation.

In brief: Common condition

Fibrocystic condition is very common and is usually a benign condition.
It does however include a range of different pathological changes in the breast. When it is associated with proliferative changes, there is slight increased risk of breast cancer. You don't need any special care unless you develope a lump or become symptomatic in which case you need to have a breast evaluation.
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Dr. Michael Rothman
Internal Medicine

In brief: Iodine deficiency

In brief: Iodine deficiency

Fibrocystic breast disease can be caused by iodine deficiency.
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