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A 18-year-old female asked:

Does exercise increase or decrease breast size?

1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
Dr. Thomas Namey
Rheumatology 49 years experience
Depends!: I'm assuming a female is asking this question! breast tissue is body fat, so an increase in leaness will slightly decrease breast size. But proportionately, the breast will look larger, because of body fat loss in other places. Exercise for the chest might include sporting activities such as push ups and bench presses. The will increase the size of the pectoral muscles under the breast tissue.

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A 42-year-old member asked:

Can exercise decrease breast size?

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Dr. Gerard Honore
Fertility Medicine 30 years experience
Sometimes: Breasts are composed of 2 things: fat and glandular tissue. If a woman loses weight overall, the amount of fat in her breasts diminishes also, so her breasts can appear/become smaller.
A 49-year-old member asked:

Can i tell me how i can decrease my breast size?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 26 years experience
V breast size: If you lose weight in general, a certain % will be breast fat but the actual amount can't be predicted. You can also consult with a plastic surgeon, general surgeon or breast surgeon about breast reduction surgery.
A 44-year-old member asked:

Is it possible to decrease the size of breast?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 26 years experience
Breast size: If you lose weight in general, a certain % will be breast fat but the actual amount can't be predicted. Breast reduction can decrease breast size.
A 38-year-old member asked:

What are the causes of increase in the breast size?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 26 years experience
Natural: The breasts enlarge naturally with weight gain, puberty, pregnancy and breast-feeding.
A 33-year-old member asked:

A sudden increase in breast size, why?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 26 years experience
Not sure.: The breasts enlarge naturally with weight gain, puberty, pregnancy and breast-feeding.
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