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He or she may confirm the diagnosis with a mammogram or ultrasound. Here you will be examined by a specialist, and potentially given a breast fluid test where liquid is drawn from the cyst or scans, including an ultrasound or a mammogram. Cysts that are apparent clinically, classically present as lumps that are smooth, soft to firm, mobile, and sometimes tender and often of sudden onset. Breasts are made up of lobules, ducts, glandular, fibrous and fatty tissue. Cysts are more likely to occur on those aged 30 - 60, and are more common in women having hormone replacement therapy HRT 1. To get our top stories delivered to your inbox, sign up for the Healthy Living newsletter.