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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Ebner
17 years experience Dermatology
Gynecomastia: You should have this evaluated by a doctor as this sounds like you may have a condition that causes swelling of breast tissue called gynecomastia? Th ... Read More

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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Not sure.: Pregnant? Premenstrual? Ovulating? On Oral contraceptives?
A 16-year-old male asked:
Dr. Katharine Cox
44 years experience Pediatric Emergency Medicine
Nipples: Nipple size varies and at your age may be related to hormone changes. Contracting with exposure to cold is normal. Unfortunately I am unable to see th ... Read More
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Gynecomastia: This is likely transient gynecomastia that occurs with puberty will usually resolve in 6 mo to a year. When it has persisted for more than three years ... Read More
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A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Dan Fisher
26 years experience Internal Medicine
Pregnancy?: First things first. Check a home pregnancy test.
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. J Ricardo Loret De Mola
32 years experience Fertility Medicine
HCG vs Prolactin: A few possibilities: 1) pregnancy 2) elevated prolactin which is the hormone that induces lactation 3) premenstrual for 1, get a pregnancy test fo ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rebecca Gliksman
37 years experience Internal Medicine
Rooibos tea: Rooibos tea has some estrogen like effects usually it is considered negligible and less than soy products but depending on your receptors it may have ... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Various causes: There are hundreds of reasons to explain a vague symptoms like swollen nipples. If you think you are pregnant check a home pregnancy test. Weight gain ... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Cunnar
26 years experience Family Medicine
Depends on cause: Breast tissue can swell depending on hormone status - if you are having persistent changes in your breasts, see your physician for a work up, which wi ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Monique Ruberu
18 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Change in breast : Go and see your doctor for an evaluation... Impossible to say if it is of concern without an evaluation for rash or infection.
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Glueck
56 years experience Clinical Lipidology
Prolactinemia: This can be associated with an increased level of prolactin, associated with benign pituitary adenoma. Ask your physician to obtain blood for a prolac ... Read More
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