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Doctor insights on: Atrophy Of Breast Muscle

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How to build muscles behind your breasts ?

How to build muscles behind your breasts ?

Muscles : There are several different types of exercises to build up muscle in the chest wall. The most well-known is this simple push-up. There are free weights that you can do such as bench press, incline, decline, and dumbbell flies. A good workout book that teaches you proper technique is your best bet to avoid injury I wish you the best of luck ...Read more

Muscle (Definition)

It is a body tissue that has the ability to contract. It shortens and generates force. It relaxes and returns to its original length. Muscles move joints, stabilize the body, move air and food through the organs, act as valves for bladder, bowel and other organs. They control movement of the eyes. They help us express ourselves by changing the shape of our ...Read more


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What is the cause of atrophy of the breast?

What is the cause of atrophy of the breast?

Many: hormones/weigh: There are many causes or breast atrophy but the two primary causes or hormone changes or weight loss. This is most common with cessation of lactation. Atrophy can be caused by implants as well. ...Read more

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What do I do for lump or muscle in my breast?

What do I do for lump or muscle in my breast?

If it is a lump than: It is important to have it medically evaluated. ...Read more

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Pain above left breast in the muscle/rib area.?

Pain above left breast in the muscle/rib area.?

See your MD U are 83: Because of your age please see your internist for a minimum neuromuscular exam , possible ekg, and mammogram! yes a mammogram until god calls you! ...Read more

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Does breast augmentation under the muscle look better years later than one on top of muscle?

Does breast augmentation under the muscle look better years later than one on top of muscle?

Under maybe better: There are plusses and minuses to implants under the muscle. Usually there will be a more natuiral look in the upper part of the breast where the muscle conceals the outline of the implant. However, there is the potential for what are called animation deformities which are shape changes when the pectoral muscle is flexed. See a board-certified plastic surgeon for expert guidance. ...Read more

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Is there anything that can be done to regain breast tissue after atrophy caused by cessation of lactation?

Is there anything that can be done to regain breast tissue after atrophy caused by cessation of lactation?

Breast tissue: I feel for you! My 42 year old daughter has breast cancer and metastases. She will recover. You don't have cancer as I gather but you can certainly regain breast tissue of some sort. Please see your Gynecologist. ...Read more

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Y do I keep getting pain in my breast feels like when u pull a muscle it comes and go could it be that i slept wrong or in it?

I suppose so: Breast is mostly fibroglandular tissue and fat. The muscle is deep the the breast. If your pain is in the breast itself it might be from a cyst or perhaps a mass. Is the pain in one area and if you do self exam do you feel any mass or hard immovable lump? If so you should see a gynecologist or breast surgeon. ...Read more

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I think i pulled a top rib muscle coughing (sarcoidosis), how long does it take to heal? What can I do coughing kills even hurts to touch breast.

I think i pulled a top rib muscle coughing (sarcoidosis), how long does it take to heal? What can I do coughing kills even hurts to touch breast.

Chest pain: If you've inflammed an intercostal muscle or a chest wall muscle it can take some weeks to heal. Your chest is constantly moving with respiration and coughing irritates it also, both slow healing somewhat. You might be able to take Ibuprofen to make things more comfortable. It is isn't improving should see your doc. ...Read more

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Atrophy (Definition)

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