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How should breasts feel?

How should breasts feel?

Feel soft: Breast tissue on exam in a lying down position with the breast being examined, having the hand behind the head and the opposite hand being used, should move around the breast in a clockwise position.L the breast should feel like lumpy oatmeal. A lesion in the breast would feel like someone dropped a stone into the lumpy oatmeal. ...Read more

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Why are my breasts lopsided?

Why are my breasts lopsided?

More glands and fat: One breast formed more glands (allowing for more milk engorgement) and fatty tissue, so ended up bigger than the other. If a woman's breasts were always equal in the past, and one recently got bigger, she should have the doctor examine the breasts to be sure that there is not a more serious problem going on, such as a tumor. ...Read more

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Dr. Payam Mehranpour Dr. Mehranpour
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Breast (Tip)

See your doctor asap if chest pain occuring more frequently or with less activity. ...See more

Dr. Henry Jacobs Dr. Jacobs
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Diagnosing Breast Lumps (Checklist)

Do a breast self exam after your period ends
monthly
Check daily in shower after soaping up
daily
Learn the architecture of your breasts by repetition
once
Observe skin around nipples
once
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My breasts are shrinking. Why?

My breasts are shrinking. Why?

Breast: If you find your breast shrinking, you've likely either lost weight or your estrogen levels are falling, perhaps from going off the pill or impending menopause. If you're seeing shrinkage and none of those apply (especially if you also have hair loss, acne, and facial hair), consider being tested for polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS),and see your doctor . ...Read more

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How come my breasts keep changing sizes?

Changes breast size: Breast scan change size due to fluid retention. This can occur in conjunction w premenstrual syndrome, your period, pregnancy, hormone imbalance or use of oral contraceptives. ...Read more

Dr. Victor Bonuel Dr. Bonuel
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Breast (Tip)

If you have risk factors for heart disease & you develop chest pain with physical activity, go to er. ...See more

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What causes cysts in the breasts?

Nature: Many women have fibrocystic changes in their breast tissue. Fluid retention during the cycle can result in the fibrocystic tissue becoming more prominent - manifesting as cysts. Caffeine is known to promote fluid retention and cyst formation in the breast tissue. ...Read more

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Breast (Tip)

Shortness of breath and fatigue can also be an equivalent of angina or chest pain. ...See more

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Is breast an organ?

Is breast an organ?

Yes: Yes breasts are organ functioning to feed offspring by producing milk. ...Read more

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Why do my breast hurt?

Could be many things: Hormonal changes during your menstrual cycle and fibrocystic breast changes (lumpy, tender breasts) are common causes of breast pain. Pregnancy is another common cause, along with hormone replacement, large breasts, cysts, infection & inflammation. And sometimes what may seem to originate from the breast may actually be pain from somewhere else. If you suffer from breast pain, see your doctor. ...Read more

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Dr. Victor Bonuel Dr. Bonuel
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Breast (Tip)

If you smoke and have hypertension, diabetes, obesity, and you get chest pain, see your doctor asap. ...See more

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How to enlarge breast?

How to enlarge breast?

Enlarge breasts: There are a few ways to enlarge the breast. The most common is to surgically enlarge the breasts with an implant (saline or silicone). The second is to utilize your own fat from another area of the body taken and transferred into the breasts. The third approach is the use of a brava system to enlarge breasts. All of these should be discussed with a board certified plastic surgeon. ...Read more

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What are breast shells?

Protect nipples: Breast shells are used to protect sore nipples from the discomfort of touching your clothing. They can also be used to correct inverted nipples and help your baby breastfeed more easily. They are worn inside your bra. ...Read more

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Dr. Bradford Romans Dr. Romans
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Breast (Tip)

Chest pain with nausea, sweating, palpitations, pain in neck/jaw/l arm/back, dizziness, sense of doom. ...See more

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My breast very painful?

My breast very painful?

Many possibilities: There are many different things that can cause breast pain- from hormone related -especially around your menstrual cycle; infection, inflammation, fibrocyctic disease, certain food like caffeinated beverages etc- also can give you breast pain. You should go to see your gynecologist or your pmd and have a good breast examination. Breast cancer at your age is less likely. ...Read more

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How come my breast hurt?

How come my breast hurt?

Breast pain: Breast soreness can occur due to stretching from increased fluid retention. Breast pain can occur in conjunction w premenstrual syndrome, ovulation, your period, pregnancy, hormone imbalance or use of oral contraceptives. ...Read more

Dr. Umesh Patel Dr. Patel
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Breast (Tip)

Take a nitro-glygerine tablet or spray before activity that causes angina (heart) pain. ...See more

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Are lumpy breasts common?

Are lumpy breasts common?

Lumpy breast: Normal breast tissue can sometimes feel lumpy. Some women do regular breast self-exams. Doing breast self-exams can help you learn how your breasts normally feel and make it easier to notice and find any changes. Breast self-exams are not a substitute for mammograms. Always get breast changes checked out by your doctor . ...Read more

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