Fibrocystic Changes of the Breast
A cyst is a small, fluid-filled sac that grows inside your body. Fibrous tissue is tough, strong tissue that feels like it's made of a lot of fibers. Fibrocystic changes in the breast is not a single disease. Fibrocystic changes are a set of breast symptoms that include pain, cysts, and general lumpiness in your breasts.
Fibrocystic changes don’t lead to breast cancer
Symptoms can be worse in the days before your period
Fibrocystic changes usually go away after menopause (when you stop having periods)
Doctors may do tests to make sure your fibrocystic changes aren’t cancer
You’re more likely to have fibrocystic changes if you:
If you only have one lump or if it feels different from other lumps, doctor may: