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Have blood from nipples which stains bra.Had a mammo and ultrasound.no cancer Dr is sending me to breast surgeon.Is this common?If no cancer why worry

Have blood from nipples which stains bra.Had a mammo and ultrasound.no cancer Dr is sending me to breast surgeon.Is this common?If no cancer why worry

Imaging may miss 10%: 1 in 9 women in the United States will get breast cancer at some point in their lives. So when a women comes in with symptoms of breast cancer such as a bloody nipple discharge, its taken very seriously. Bloody nipple discharge isn't really normal in any woman. Even though the initial tests are reassuring, its routine to refer to a specialist for a second opinion just in case. Best wishes! ...Read more

Bra (Definition)

A bra (or brassiere) is a form-fitting undergarment designed to support a woman's breasts. ...Read more


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Hi, i m 23 years old not married, i am having bloody discharge from my right nipple for one week plus and it stained my bras, i am worrying that could?

Hi, i m 23 years old not married, i am having bloody discharge from my right nipple for one week plus and it stained my bras, i am worrying that could?

See below: At your age, the most likely cause would be benign papilloma, however, you should see a doctor to rule out other conditions. You may consult this site for more information: http://www.breastcanceranswers.com/bloody-nipple-dischage-what-are-the-causes/
Wish you good health! ...Read more

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What's the best way to get menstrual blood stains out of denim jeans, and a bikini top bra?

What's the best way to get menstrual blood stains out of denim jeans, and a bikini top bra?

Prewash and soak: No guarentee, especially if dried in or has passed thru washer once. Try a prewash product and / or oxyclean. Some fabrics may be permanantly stained. ...Read more

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I am having stains in my bra where the nipple area is...Jus being scared whether its serious or common in women...

I am having stains in my bra where the nipple area is...Jus being scared whether its serious or common in women...

Breast discharge?: If the stains are due to breast discharge, it's fairly common for a variety of factors including sexual stimulation and certain medications. If the discharge continues, or is bloody, dark colored, painful or foul smelling, mention it to your doctor. ...Read more

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Hi, noticed very light oil stain from my bra size of my areola. Is this because of Montgomery glands. Not pregnant. Negative prolactin and ultrasound?

Hi, noticed very light oil stain from my bra size of my areola. Is this because of Montgomery glands. Not pregnant. Negative prolactin and ultrasound?

Evaluation: It sounds like you have already been evaluated by a doctor if you have already had a prolactin blood test and a breast ultrasound done. The doctor who performed those tests likely did an examination as well. They will have more information to be able to determine the cause. It sounds like everything was ok ...Read more

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How come women wear bras?

How come women wear bras?

Many reasons!: Cosmetic; comfort, sports, and to maintain breast shape without sagging with age. All are reasons for women to wear a bra! ...Read more

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I feel like im wearing a bra and im not what do I do?

I feel like im wearing a bra and im not what do I do?

Unusual symptoms: This is a first. There is nothing common about this scenario. If it persists i would get you to your family physician to be examined and evaluated. ...Read more

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What's the point of training bras? What's there to train?

What's the point of training bras?  What's there to train?

Maturity: Training bras let the wearer get used to brassieres which are considered a needed accompaniment to the adult forms of dressing. They also give the girl a boost, letting her feel she is now becoming more mature and grown up. There is no medical reason or physiological reason for wearing training bras. ...Read more

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Please explain what are the i'll effects of not wearing a bra apart from sagging?

Please explain what are the i'll effects of not wearing a bra apart from sagging?

Actually research : Doesn't show that sagging is caused from not wearing a bra. The major issue from not wearing a bra is that some women (especially those with larger breasts) feel pain or heaviness without use of support. ...Read more

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Are sport bra's always supportive bras?

Actually they can: Vary ; some are not that supportive. ...Read more

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What are the benefits and risks of a mastectomy bra?

What are the benefits and risks of a mastectomy bra?

Maintainyour figure: If you mean mast. Bra and external prothesis -it is to maintain your figure after mastectomy they also make partial implants for filling out partial mastectomy voids ...... Downside hot, itchy in the summer-colder than you in the winter and expensive needing to be changed yearly but most insurance companies pay for them. ...Read more

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How often should you change your bra?

Would replace: Before it wear's out. Want a garment that provides adequate support. ...Read more

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What age should you start to wear bras?

What age should you start to wear bras?

Depends: Everyone is different. There is no specific age when you need to start wearing bras. Usually when the breast tissue begins to develop and enlarge is a good time to start. ...Read more

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Could bra wearing lead to increased sagging?

Not usually: However, wearing bras doesn't prevent sagging either (contrary to popular opinion). ...Read more

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Could it be alright for me to wear a bra to bed?

Could it be alright for me to wear a bra to bed?

That depends on: Some women (especially those with larger breasts or who are pregnant) sleep in a bra for comfort. It is recommended that a bra worn for sleep have a soft cup without under-wire or metal clasps. A shelf or cross-over design is also recommended. Bras worn for sleep are made. Use of improper cup depth can lead to rashes or chafing (due to breast contact against chest wall w trapped sweat). ...Read more

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How would i know if i need a cup bra/padded bra?

How would i know if i need a cup bra/padded bra?

No female needs a: Padded bra (however, that can be beneficial for a post mastectomy patient). Would encourage you to go in person to a specialty bra store. Up to 85% of american women are wearing incorrect bra size. The professionals at a specialty bra store can ensure that you have the correct band and cup size as well the best design to fit your need. You will also be taught how to properly settle your breasts >. ...Read more

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Can someone explain to me how come my bra is uncomfy?

Can someone explain to me how come my bra is uncomfy?

It may be the wrong: Design or size for you. Up to 85% of american women are wearing incorrect bra size. Encourage you to take care of your breasts by going to a bra specialty store for a professional fitting ; help w design selection. You will also be taught how to properly settle your breasts into the bra. It is worth the effort. ...Read more

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Is it generally good if i don't wear my bra everyday ?

Certainly: However, if you have particularly large breasts. This could become uncomfortable. ...Read more

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Hello! is it unhealthy to wear bra? Or is recommended to wear?

Hello! is it unhealthy to wear bra? Or is recommended to wear?

Personal Choice: It will not hurt your health not to wear a bra. Some women feel more comfortable or more attractive wearing a bra. ...Read more

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Is it bad to sleep with bra?

Is it bad to sleep with bra?

Not really necessary: A bra is not really necessary when you are sleeping. Most people sleep better when they are wearing loose, non-restrictive clothing (or nothing). A bra is to prevent pulling on the tendons of the breast when walking, jogging, etc. When you are lying down, this isn't really an issue. I think this trend started due to TV shows, but there is no need for the bra when you sleep. ...Read more

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Is my bra causing blocked ducts?

Is my bra causing blocked ducts?

No: Absolutely not but you should seek medical attention to see why this is happening to you. ...Read more

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Does leptin affect your bra size?

Does leptin affect your bra size?

Breast size: There are studies regarding leptin & obesity, breast cancer etc. I don't believe that there is any hard data that leptin will specifically increase your breast size. Maybe one of the breast specialist physicians will weigh in on this. ...Read more

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Will support bra prevent drooping?

Will support bra prevent drooping?

Yes: Breast droop or ptosis can be caused by many factors but the long term influence of gravity (especially in larger breasted women) is a significant contributor to breast sag. Wearing a bra that supports the breast through the day will certainly decrease the strain on the tissues and help maintain breast shape and position on the chest. ...Read more

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Is it okay to wear a bra to sleep?

Is it okay to wear a bra to sleep?

Yes: Some women (especially w larger breasts or who are pregnant) sleep in bra for comfort. It's recommended that a bra worn for sleep have soft cup w/o underwire or metal clasps. A shelf or cross-over design is recommended. Bras worn for sleep are made from soft materials. Use of improper cup depth can lead to rashes or chafing (due to breast contact against chest wall w trapped sweat). ...Read more

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What's the point of wearing a bra?

What's the point of wearing a bra?

Social: It's a social convention to wear a bra, just like not being naked in public.
It adds to the aesthetic shape of most women and it prevents teh breasts to droop too early if they are heavy.
It helps with the bouncing and pain during jogging or horse back riding. ...Read more

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Silicone bras cause itch, what to do?

Silicone bras cause itch, what to do?

Would encourage you: Not to wear clothing which is causing you discomfort. Encourage you to take care of your breasts by going to a bra specialty store for a professional fitting. You will be helped to select the correct band and cup size as well as design selection. ...Read more