• Sherry Sherry
    February 17, 2012
    Can fibrocystic breasts cause an enlarged lymph nodes?
    Sherry Sherry
    February 17, 2012


    Can fibrocystic changes cause an enlarged lymph node?  I was told my breasts are very fibrous and I have a lot of pain periodically but also have a 2 cm axillary lymph node.  Radiologists says it is benign but my PCP suggested that I see breast surgeon, so I'm going next week.

    I am so hoping it is nothing.  It is painful much of the time. I can feel the inflammation and sometimes it just throbs.  I have had it for about 5 or 6 years (the radiologist said it was there before as well). 

    Thank you for any advice!




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