Mastalgia, mastoidinia

Mastoidinia – pain in the area of ​​the mammary gland, observed in young women with neurosis, before menstruation, in girls at puberty. A synonym is mastalgia.

It can manifest itself as a feeling of discomfort that occurs before menstruation. It is believed that the root cause of mastalgia is cyclic engorgement of the glands due to venous congestion and swelling of the stroma before menstruation – at this time, the mammary gland increases in volume by more than 15%.

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