It’s not at all uncommon to have fibrocystic breasts. More than half of women experience fibrocystic breast changes at some point in their lives. In fact, medical professionals have stopped using the term “fibrocystic breast disease” and now simply refer to “fibrocystic breasts” or “fibrocystic breast changes” because having fibrocystic breasts isn’t really a disease. Breast changes categorized as fibrocystic are considered normal.
Discuss the symptoms and cause as well as the diagnosis and treatment of women who present with fibrocystic breast. Include patient education, suggested lifestyle changes and recommended self-management.
Fibrocystic breasts comprise of cysts in the breast or lumpy tissue that are rope-like in texture. They are quite common in women aged between twenty and fifty years. Studies reveal that more than half the population of women experiences fibrocystic breasts changes at one time in their life (Chen et al., 2018). Initially, the doctors referred to it as fibrocystic breast disease, but this has changed since the discovery that many women go through these changes in life……………….
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