Do your breasts feel tender, sore, or lumpier than usual? You could have a very natural condition called fibrocystic breast changes. Learn the symptoms and when to call the doctor.Author: Annie Stuart.
Most women experience breast changes at some time. Your age, hormone levels, and medicines you take may cause lumps, bumps, and discharges (fluids that are not breast milk). If you have a breast lump, pain, discharge or skin irritation, see your health care provider. Minor and serious breast problems have similar symptoms.
Top 5 breast diseases – breast cancer. Breast cancer is the most common type of cancer in women. It is the second leading cause of cancer mortality in women (after lung cancer). According to health statistics, about 1 in 8 women will develop invasive breast cancer over the course of lifetime.
A breast tumor is an abnormal mass of tissue in the breast as a result of neoplasia.A breast neoplasm may be benign, as in fibroadenoma, or it may be malignant, in which case it is termed breast cancer.Either case commonly presents as a breast lump.Approximately 7% of breast lumps are fibroadenomas and 10% are breast cancer, the rest being other benign conditions or no disease.Specialty: Gynecology.