A 45-year-old member asked:
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How do doctors determine if it's fat or breast tissue?

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Dr. David Motoki
40 years experience in Plastic Surgery
Breast Tissue: In general as most women age the milk producing breast glandular tissue becomes less prevalent and there is more fat tissue present. This situation changes with pregnancy and lactation as breast glandular tissue increases. If your breasts change size with weight change then the change is due to fat. Radiology studies such as MRI scans can distinguish fat from breast tissue.
Answered on Jun 10, 2014

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