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underarm breast tissue

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.

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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 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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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
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dana Hogan
Specializes in Pediatrics
Breast tissue: all people have breast tissue extending into their armpits

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