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Atrophy In Breasts
Vaginal lubricants: I recommend you work with your oncologist and gynecologist for recommendations. You may need a vaginal cream or lubricant to help. A preparation with a low dose of estrogen may be helpful, but again please work with your gynecologist and breast cancer team for optimal results. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Atrophy usually refers to the skin-as you get older or if you have had alot of sun in the past-the dermis (that is the layer below the top layer which is called the epidermis) gets thinner and the skin looks more wrinked. Muscles and fat can also get thinner -this is another form of atrophy. Even the top layer gets thinner ...Read more
Is there anything that can be done to regain breast tissue after atrophy caused by cessation of lactation?
I'm 67, breast ca. Survivor with vaginal atrophy & now find tvus too painful to tolerate-would anesthesia/other meds allow me to have pain-free tvus?
Breast cancer, lymphadema, ovarian cysts,fibroid, atrophic kidney, gallbladder polyps, diverticula, appendicitis, osteoprosis, ddd are they connected?
Muliple issues: I would suggest that you seek a comprehensive medical evalaution: some GI symptoms may be related; however breast cance, ovarian cysts, kidney diease are all separate issues. Get yourself in the hands of an expert or experts-ASAP. ...Read more
I 've been on estrace (estradiol) since sept. For vaginal athrophy and found a breast lump in dec, benign per mri/biopsy. Should I stop estrace (estradiol)?
Not necessarily.: If i may rephrase your question, does your breast biopsy result warrant stopping estrace (estradiol)? Answering this requires knowing your specific biopsy results, and is best answered by the doctor that ordered your biopsy and the doctor that prescribed your estrace (estradiol). ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Dr who read breasts U/s while I was pregnant said 'you're pregnant? Your breasts are very easy to read' what does that mean?
Less dense: Likely they meant that you have less dense breast tissue which can make the read easier for them. ...Read more
My breast get really puffy at times the only times they aren't are when it 's cold or when i get out of the shower can you tell me what i have.?
Doctor can evaluate: Breast swelling may come with the fluctuations in hormone levels throughout a woman's period. Breast swelling that occurs more randomly sounds odd, so one can be evaluated by an obgyn doc to see what might be causing it. One should write down on a big calendar any useful details, such as which days the symptoms occur, what activities occurred, what foods/drinks eaten, any meds used, etc... ...Read more
Hi since last night I have had s pain right between my breasts on my chest but it's everytime I move it feels like pressure but only if I move please?
I'm now 40. During puberty I dealt with enlarged breasts and then they reduced. In my 20's to now they are enlarged. What do I do? Also have low drive
You may have a: hormonal imbalance triggered by getting just a bit older. Please see your doc. He/she can easily measure your hormone levels w/lab testing. You can also visit a natural health doc and possible treatment would be through supplements. Diagnos-techs lab has a good male hormone panel. It uses saliva which is best, but conventional docs will usually use blood. Peace and good health. ...Read more