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I have discomfort in my left breast and have a history of fibroadenoma. Could it be due to menopause?


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Published At September 29, 2021
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Patient's Query

Hi doctor,

I am a 52-year-old woman with a history of left breast fibroadenoma and fibrocystic breasts since I was 30-year-old. I am almost going through menopause as my periods are not regular. I also have a complex left ovarian cyst and uterine fibroma. For the past three days, I have been feeling discomfort in my left breast, and I thought it could be due to a change in the shape of my left breast on the upper inner side, as I noticed in the mirror. I am not sure if it is new, or I am just seeing it now. My last mammogram was two years back, which was normal. What would you suggest? Is the change due to my age? Is it serious? Kindly give your opinion.

Answered by Dr. Richa Agarwal


Welcome to icliniq.com.

I have gone through your history and understand your concern. As per your description, these symptoms could be due to hormonal imbalance (perimenopausal stage), but any changes in your breasts, need evaluation at your age. Get a mammography and ultrasound breast to rule out the cause. Start taking vitamin-E capsules and analgesics for pain.

I hope this was helpful.

Same symptoms don't mean you have the same problem. Consult a doctor now!

Dr. Richa Agarwal
Dr. Richa Agarwal

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