Overview

Fibrocystic breast disease-also called fibrocystic breasts or fibrocystic change-is a benign (noncancerous) condition in which a woman has painful lumps in her breasts. The word disease may sound frightening, but fibrocystic breast disease is no[read article]

Tests for Fibrocystic Breast Disease

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A breast ultrasound is an imaging technique used to screen for tumors and other breast abnormalities. The ultrasound uses high-frequency sound waves to produce live...  More
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A breast biopsy is a simple medical procedure where a sample of breast tissue is removed and sent to a laboratory for testing. According to the Mayo Clinic, a breas...  More
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A physical examination is a routine test your doctor performs to check your overall health. It is also known as a wellness check. A physical examination helps your ...  More
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Breast Examination
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In some cases, your doctor may decide that he or she needs a sample of your tissue or your cells to help diagnose an illness or identify a cancer. This removal of t...  More
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In some cases, your doctor may decide that he or she needs a sample of your tissue or your cells to help diagnose an illness or identify a cancer. This removal of t...  More
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A breast biopsy is a simple medical procedure where a sample of breast tissue is removed and sent to a laboratory for testing. According to the Mayo Clinic, a breas...  More
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A mammography is a screening tool used to detect and diagnose breast cancer. Together with regular clinical exams and monthly breast self-examination, mammograms ar...  More
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Surgical Procedures for Fibrocystic Breast Disease

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Excision of Cyst of Breast
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Prescribed Medications for Fibrocystic Breast Disease

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DANAZOL (DA na zole) is used in women to treat endometriosis and the symptoms of fibrocystic breast disease. This medicine may also be used in men and women to prev...  More
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Self Care for Fibrocystic Breast Disease

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Reduce Caffeine Intake
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Herbs and Supplements for Fibrocystic Breast Disease What's this?

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Bilberry, a close relative of blueberry, has a long history of medicinal use. The dried fruit has been popular for the symptomatic treatment of diarrhea, for topica...  More
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Chlorophyll is a chemoprotein commonly known for its contribution to the green pigmentation in plants, and is related to protoheme, the red pigment of blood. It can...  More
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Iodine is an element (atomic number 53) that is required by humans for the synthesis of thyroid hormones (triiodothyronine/T3 and thyroxine/T4). Chronic iodine defi...  More
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