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is armpit fat breast tissue

A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
56 years experience General Surgery
Removal will help: Yes some people are born with supr numary breast tissue , some times even several small nipple like structures extenuating to pubic area called mamma ... Read More
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Dr. Edward Jacobs
46 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Nothing ?: Unless it is painful or cosmetically a major problem, there is nothing to worry about having breast tissue in the armpit area. It is very common. Ther ... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gary Pess
Dr. Gary Pess answered
40 years experience Hand Surgery
YES: That would be a part of the procedure, but make sure you discuss with your surgeon.
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Dr. Tom Pousti
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
Yes: Yes, these areas can be addressed during breast reduction surgery. Very important to communicate your goals and concerns with your plastic surgeon. Th ... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Maybe: This is something that an examination requires to tell you it is normal or not. Find a MD to check the area.
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
33 years experience Pediatrics
May be normal.: One's doctor can carefully examine the breasts and armpits to see it they feel normal. Breasts normally extend towards the armpits, but if a woman has ... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Guillermo Martinez-torres
33 years experience Pathology
Yes: Excess breast tissue can occur along the "milk line" which extends from your armpit to your groin. You can have it in just one side of your body.
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
It is fatty : If you palpate it.
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Rhoades
48 years experience Family Medicine
Possibly: This is possible, but with your next DR visit, discuss it with DR and have it checked.
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Zasuly
28 years experience Plastic Surgery
Yes: The breast normally extends to the clavicle (bone from shoulder to chest) and into the anterior axilla (armpit) laterally.
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Matt Wachsman
36 years experience Internal Medicine
Pretty common: Occurs in about 1 in 20 women. Not likely to go away and often gets larger when breasts do (pregnancy). Losing enough weight to significantly lower to ... Read More
A 18-year-old member asked:
Dr. Matt Wachsman
36 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes,: this happens. Frankly, I wouldn't rush to do anything about it in someone who's body shape is liekly to still be changing with puberty. Often it beco ... Read More

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