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will fatty replacements make breasts less dense?

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Dr. Mark Pack
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General Surgery 31 years experience
Yes: As one ages, the breasts become more fatty tissue and less of the dense, firmer 'breast' tissue as is usually more prevalent during the younger years.

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Why are my breasts lopsided?

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Dr. Marcus Degraw
Pediatrics 22 years experience
Because u r a woman: Most women have some amount of breast size discrepancy. This is normal and not automatically a problem. Some women have such a big discrepancy that cosmetically, it causes them personal concerns and anxiety. If this is the case, you may wish to consult with your physician to look into treatment options.
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What does it mean to "bind" my breasts?

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Dr. Sharon Gilliland
Pediatrics 36 years experience
Ace-wrapping chest: Binding your breast means taking a long wide cloth and wrapping this around your chest tightly. You could also use a wide ACE wrap. This is done in an effort to soothe the discomfort from engorgement during weaning.
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Why is my boob unusually hard?

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Dr. Scott J. Wolfson
Pediatrics 22 years experience
Duct blockage: If you have a very hard area on your breast it may be a duct that is blocked. This can happen if your breast has not emptied fully during/after a feed. Try a warm compress and some Ibuprofen can be helpful as well. Continue breastfeeding/pumping to allow for continued release of milk.
A 31-year-old member asked:

Should I be concerned that my breasts are leaking yellow fluid?

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Dr. Padmavati Garvey
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No: It is quite common.
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A 21-year-old female asked:

Ok my left boob has grown bigger this past couple months i have lopsided breasts now already got it checked doctor said it could be fluid in glands?

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Dr. Cristin Dickerson
Diagnostic Radiology 32 years experience
Breast asymmetry: Have a mammogram, ultrasound, and maybe even an MRI. If negative and you do not have a lump, you are ok.

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