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Doctor insights on: Benign Breast Lumps And Estrogen

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I'm pregnant and I found two beat lumps in my right breast, due to the high level of estrogen from my baby, could that have caused it? Had biopsy on 1

I'm pregnant and I found two beat lumps in my right breast, due to the high level of estrogen from my baby, could that have caused it? Had biopsy on 1

Get follow-up: At the beginning of pregnancy, you should have a breast exam. If any lumps/bumps are found they can be imaged and less commonly, biopsied if there is concern. If the one that was biopsied was normal, i would recommend repeat imaging (likely ultrasound) in a couple of months of that lump and the other. Do your own exams also and if it is growing, be seen sooner. Usually these growths are benign. ...Read more

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Estrogen (Definition)

Estrogen is a hormone that is secreted by the ovaries and affects ovulation, ...Read more


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Please advise if it's normal to have too much estrogen in the body but have no breasts?

Please advise if it's normal to have too much estrogen in the body but have no breasts?

Yes: The presence of an excessive production of estrogen can have an effect on existing breast tissue but has no relationship to the size of a patients breast which may be very small or very large. ...Read more

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Will taking estrogen increase my breast size?

Will taking estrogen increase my breast size?

Possibly: Estrogen can cause cells to grow, but Progesterone is also needed to help those cells mature. In my opinion, this is where traditional medicine has fallen short. According to some studies, it may be benifical having women take Progesterone (not synthetic progestin) to women who have had hysterectomies. This may provide addtional breast protection. ...Read more

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Can phyto-estrogen help transsexuals grow breasts?

Can phyto-estrogen help transsexuals grow breasts?

Scientific evidence?: There is no convincing scientific evidence that estrogen-like substances derived from plant sources (like soy beans) feminize the body (e.g., promote breast growth). Work with an endocrinologist or other physician competent in transgender care to get safe & effective hormone treatment - treatment that will maximize your chances of getting the effects you seek! ...Read more

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Estrogen increases breast size. Will it do it at 55?

Estrogen increases breast size. Will it do it at 55?

Not very much: The majority of women who use estrogen in their 50s do so to relieve menopausal symptoms. The dosages used for this indication are rarely ever high enough to cause a significant increase in breast size. It is more likely to cause some breast tenderness rather than enlargement, but this can be perceived as "swelling" by the patient. Pregnancy, on the other hand commonly causes major breast growth. ...Read more

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Can estrogen replacement after hysterectomy make your breasts larger?

Can estrogen replacement after hysterectomy make your breasts larger?

Yes: Estrogen does stimulate breast tissue. If your does is too high it can also cause persistent tenderness. Tell you prescribing doctor if this occurs. ...Read more

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Which brand of estrogen tablets will work best for breast size increase?

Which brand of estrogen tablets will work best for breast size increase?

Estrogen: At your age you should not need estrogen tablets, but sometimes estrogen levels might be low. Please see your Gynecologist before you start chasing estrogen tablets. ...Read more

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I have read that breast pain on the front can indicate high estrogen. Is this true?

I have read that breast pain on the front can indicate high estrogen. Is this true?

Breast pain: Did you just read this or do you indeed have breast pain? There are several causes of breast pain - some minor, some not so good. If there is an issue please see your Gynecologist as soon as possible. Please let me know what develops. ...Read more

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How or what are something to get higher level of estrogen im trying to increase my breast size.

How or what are something to get higher level of estrogen im trying to increase my breast size.

Breast size: I presume you are undergoing gender identity change. I do not take care of such patients unless they have been seen and referred by a Psychologist. The patients I do see do extremely well because they are taught how to proceed. ...Read more