Question by  mooman2679 (1018)

What could cause calcium deposits in breast tissue?

I have calcium deposits in my breast.


Answer by  DStone (817)

Irritated tissues are common places for deposits to gather. If you have been breast feeding or have flare-ups of pain after your cycle, make sure you're getting enough vitamin D/calcium. It's important to take them together; vitamin D allows your body to absorb calcium.


Answer by  SallyJ (1010)

Calcium deposits in the breast (breast calcifications) are quite normal and nothing to worry about. It's not clear what factors influence their development.


Answer by  Rizu (141)

Now a days calcium deposits in breast tissues are not uncommon. Sometimes it is an early symptom of breast cancer. Calcium deposits in breast tissue is also known as calcifications. It can be detected by doing a mammogram. It can also be the result of aging. In mammogram calcium deposits in breast tissues appears as small white spots.


Answer by  fishlover49 (643)

Calcium deposits in breasts are very rare and may be caused by trauma to the breast, cell secretion, swelling, aging blood vessels, a plugged milk duct, prior radiation or foreign bodies.

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