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What is Fibrocystic Disease?

Fibrocystic is a non-cancerous disease, characterized by lumps in one or both breasts. Fibrocystic breasts, fibrocystic breast disease, and fibrocystic breast conditions are other names for the diseas..

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Fibrocystic is a non-cancerous disease, characterized by lumps in one or both breasts. Fibrocystic breasts, fibrocystic breast disease, and fibrocystic breast conditions are other names for the disease. It affects more than 60% women and causes hormonal problems during menstrual cycles. Other types of the disease are diffuse cystic mastopathy or fibrosclerosis of the breast. The main symptom of this disease is changes in the breast, characterized by fibrous tissues, lumpiness, and a cobblestone texture.

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Fibrocystic Disease
Symptoms
Symptoms

Other symptoms that help identify the disease are:

  • Breast tenderness.
  • Breast aching.
  • Swelling.
  • Pain.
  • Thickening of tissues.
  • Breast and nipples are tender and itchy.
  • Breasts feel full and heavy.
  • Pain under the arms.
  • Green or dark brown discharge from the nipples.

 

Causes
Causes

The main causes of this disease are:

  • Cysts.
  • Adenosis.
  • Fibrosis.
  • Lobules.

Risks
Risks

The main risk factors of the disease include:

  • Intake of unhealthy foods.
  • High dose of medications.

Prevention
Prevention

In order to prevent the occurrence of the disease, one should take care of the following:

  • Limit caffeine.
  • Decrease fat in the diet.
  • Use a warm water bottle to relieve discomfort.
  • Reduce the hormone therapy exercise.

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