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causes of one breast larger than the other

A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Sneid
40 years experience Endocrinology
No one has: Breasts that are exactly the same. Hormones circulate through the blood and go to every organ in the body and affect both breasts equally.

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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jane Van Dis
17 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Maybe: It's normal to have some asymmetry in one's breast, in pregnancy or non-pregnancy. It's super common to have breast tenderness and swelling in early p ... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Hidradenitis: Hidradenitis(sweat gland infection) can be healed with the proper long term antibiotics.
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Erik Borncamp
24 years experience Wound care
Yes: You may feel pain in your axilla (arm pit) that is refered to your breast. Are there any masses in your breast? If the boils resolve and the pain pe ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Geoffrey Rutledge
40 years experience Internal Medicine
Folliculitis?: A common cause of raised bumpy red irritated rash is folliculitis - may be made worse by prolonged exposure to moist clothes. You may want to see a do ... Read More
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Nature: The human body like much of the rest of nature is often asymmetric.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Orr
43 years experience Surgical Oncology
Normal: A significant number of women have one breast larger than the other - often a cup size. If more than that, have it checked out. A rare congenital ab ... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Common: A small difference in breast size & contour is common.It usually becomes evident during puberty when one side progresses sooner than the other. I ... Read More
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marek Bozdech
48 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Unlikely: Breasts are usually not the same size. You did not say whether the larger breast is red or painful, or if you have had problem with enough milk on tha ... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Angela Walker
41 years experience Addiction Medicine
Hormones & Breasts: Hormones cause breast to grow big. These hormones can be the ones that are naturally made in the body or can be from sources outside of the body such ... Read More
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