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Why do my breast feel heavy

A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
If this is different: Then you normally feel- you may have retained fluid in your breasts.

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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jovita Anyanwu
Internal Medicine 30 years experience
Hard to tell: Do you have any discharge or any lump or did you gain weight. Consider a visit to your doctor
Dr. Leila Hashemi
Internal Medicine 21 years experience
Hormone: HI, sometimes during the 2nd half of the menstrual cycle due to excess of Progesterone the breast can feel heavy and also the women retain water and f... Read More
Dr. John Munshower
Family Medicine 30 years experience
Breast heaviness: Mastitis is the inflammation of breast tissue. It can be infectious or non-infectious. If your swelling persists, be sure to see the Doctor asap and... Read More
A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
Internal Medicine 61 years experience
Congestion: Congestion of breast tissue brought on by hormonal influences around menstrual period is common,but usually affects both breasts equally. It still is ... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Vahe Yetimyan
General Practice 51 years experience
There is no reason: one would get bigger unless there is an infection. In that case the affected breast would be tender. It could be a small cyst in one breast make you f... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
Obstetrics and Gynecology 22 years experience
Primary care: Consider seeing a Primary care doctor in person or a virtual visit on Healthtap . They can discuss your fatigue and hunger. They can even order a thyr... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Douglas Lawson
Obstetrics and Gynecology 28 years experience
Not necessarily: this is more common with heavy caffeine use, cigarette smoking, pregnancy and when you have PMS. While some breast growth is possible, you don't real... Read More
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Erin Robertson
General Practice 19 years experience
Yes...: Welcome to womanhood! If sexually active, consider taking pregnancy test. If not, it's never too early to start breast self-exams, the same time every... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Are your breasts : Intermittently heavy? Breast heaviness can occur due increased fluid retention. Heaviness can occur in conjunction w premenstrual syndrome, ovulatio... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
Family Medicine 23 years experience
Breast weight: If you were to lose weight in general, your breasts will thin somewhat as well. If there is excessive breast weight only but you're not overweight oth... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ted Anderson
Gynecology 28 years experience
All Foods: The same foods that cause weight gain in the rest of the body. Most of the breast is just fatty tissue.

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