Fibrocystic Breast Disease Benign cysts associated with Fibrocystic Disease are often related to hormonal changes accompanying pregnancy or the menstrual cycle. Typical treatment is to make sure the lump is not something of a serious nature.
Spontaneous peripheral abscesses in non-lactating women are often associated with diabetes and immune compromise. It usually settles and disappears on its own over a year or two.
Often, bacteria enter the skin near the nipple and begin to multiply in the duct. Any symptom in the breast causes natural and perhaps not inappropriate anxiety.