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A 20-year-old female asked:

i'm 20 years old and all of my bras are getting too small, is it because of my breasts growing? do they ever stop growing?

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Dr. Mary Bergum
Family Medicine 20 years experience
Breast tissue: The breasts contain fat and will change in size as you change in weight. They may also just not be done growing.

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