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Fibrocystic Breasts Directory

Fibrocystic breast changes (formerly known as fibrocystic breast disease) is a benign condition that many women experience at some point. It is most common in younger women of childbearing age. Symptoms include breast lumps, pain, tenderness, and more. Treatments may include pain relievers, oral contraceptives, fine-needle aspiration, supportive bras, and more. Follow the links below to find WebMD's comprehensive coverage about how fibrocystic breasts are caused, how to treat them, and much more.

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When you find a breast lump, you need to get it checked out to see if it's breast cancer or something else, like a breast cyst or fibroadenoma. Do that even if breast cancer doesn't run in your family. Find out the truth about breast lumps.

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