Benign (non-cancerous) breast conditions are very common and most breast changes are not cancer.
Women’s breasts are constantly going through change, from the time of their development, through pregnancy and to menopause. This is because of the varying levels of the female hormones Estrogen and Progesterone in your body.
Most breast changes are likely to be normal or due to a benign condition. However, some benign breast conditions may cause problems and require treatment. If you notice any changes that is unusual to you, it is important to consult a doctor.
Men can also develop benign breast conditions and the most common benign condition in men is gynaecomastia.
Learn more about the different benign breast conditions below: