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Benign Breast Conditions

A lump or pain in the breast may not be cancer, but it may still need to be treated. Learn more about the causes, symptoms, and treatment of benign breast conditions.
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Mastalgia: Symptoms, Causes, Diagnosis, and Treatment
Female Mammary Milk Lines
Milk Lines and Breast Development
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Intraductal Papillomas in the Breast: Symptoms, Causes, Diagnosis, and Treatment
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Adenosis of the Breast: Symptoms, Causes, Diagnosis, and Treatment
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Nipple Discharge: Symptoms, Causes, Diagnosis, and Treatment
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Atypical Ductal Hyperplasia: Symptoms, Diagnosis, Causes, and Treatment
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Breast Fibroadenomas: Symptoms, Diagnosis, Treatment
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Atypical Lobular Hyperplasia: Symptoms, Causes, Diagnosis, and Treatment
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Radial Scars and Breast Cancer Risk
self-breast exam may reveal breast oil cysts
Breast Oil Cysts: Causes, Diagnosis, and Treatment
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Mammary Duct Ectasia: Symptoms, Causes, Diagnosis, and Treatment
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Breast Hematomas: Symptoms, Causes, Diagnosis, and Treatment
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Gynecomastia: Symptoms, Causes, Diagnosis, and Treatment
Why Are My Breasts Uneven?
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Fibrocystic Breast Changes: Symptoms, Diagnosis, Treatments
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Nipple Types: Common, Flat, and Inverted