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A 33-year-old female asked:

Why does my breast tissue extend into my armpit? is this normal?

1 doctor answer2 doctors weighed in
Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics 34 years experience
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 swelling in her armpit area each time she has a baby and breastfeeds, she might have some extra breast tissue (milk-producing glands) in the armpit area. That would be an "extra" breast, a small lump without an extra nipple.

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A 33-year-old female asked:

Breast tissue more prominent in one armpit than other. Normal?

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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.
Last updated Mar 23, 2018


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