Breast cyst


Breast cysts are common in women ages 35 to 50. They usually disappear after menopause, unless a woman is taking hormone therapy.


A cyst may feel like a grape or water balloon, or feel firm. There may be more than one cyst.


Treatment usually isn't needed. But if a cyst is large or uncomfortable, it can be drained with a needle.

Last Updated Jun 13, 2017

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