Fibrocystic breast tissue

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What is fibrocystic breast tissue?

Fibrocystic breast changes or disease is a condition of breast tissue. It is characterized by noncancerous breast lumps in the breast which can sometimes cause discomfort, often periodically related to hormonal influences from the menstrual cycle.

Common symptoms reported by people with fibrocystic breast tissue

Common symptoms
How bad it is
What people are taking for it

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Treatments taken by people for fibrocystic breast tissue

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Compare treatments taken by people with fibrocystic breast tissue

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Who has fibrocystic breast tissue on PatientsLikeMe?

  • 1 new patients joined this month
  • 41 say fibrocystic breast tissue is their primary condition

Age
Age Proportion # of patients
<20 0
20s 7
30s 38
40s 79
50s 106
60s 53
70+ 19
Age at first symptom
Age at first symptom Proportion # of patients
0-19 years 38
20-29 years 48
30-39 years 32
40-49 years 24
50-59 years 1
60-69 years 1
70+ years 0

Distribution of sex

Sex
Sex Proportion # of patients
Male 1
Female 300

Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 184
Not Diagnosed 8

These charts show data from fibrocystic breast tissue patients who have completed their condition history
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