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Doctor insights on: Breast Deformities

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Dr. David Levens Dr. Levens
Surgery - Plastics
35 years in practice
Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons
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What's tubular breast deformity?

What's tubular breast deformity?

It is correctable : Tubular or "tuberous" breast deformity is not uncommon. The breast develops typically with a narrow, constricted base, a high and tight lower breast fold and a large protruding areola. Correction should address all of these areas typically by releasing the tissues, placing an implant and modifying the nipple and areola with reduction and/or lifting. Sometimes a staged procedure is indicated. ...Read more

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Dr. Mark Burke Dr. Burke
Surgery - Plastics
15 years in practice
University at Buffalo, The State University of New York School of Medicine & Biomedical Sciences
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Can tubular breast deformity be real?

Can tubular breast deformity be real?

Absolutely: Tubular breast deformity refers to a developmental breast deformation characterized by a small breast with a narrow base, elevated crease, and a large areola with breast tissue herniating into it. Treatment usually involved lowering of the inframammary crease, scoring the breast tissue to allow for expansion, implant placement, and often reduction of the size of the nipple-areola complex. ...Read more

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Dr. Tim Neavin Dr. Neavin
Surgery - Plastics
15 years in practice
Jefferson Medical College of Thomas Jefferson University
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Does silicon implant in breast augmentation still cause deformity if it leaks into body?

Does silicon implant in breast augmentation still cause deformity if it leaks into body?

It can lead to : Caspular contracture which is a hardening of the tissue around the implant. Capsular contracture can cause distortion of the breast. The older generation implants tend to leak more than the newer ones if the shell is broken. Older model implants can cause more distortion. ...Read more

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Dr. Frederick Coville Dr. Coville
Surgery - Plastics
35 years in practice
Autonomous University of Guadalajara Faculty of Medicine
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If I breastfeed with silicone breast implants, can my baby get some kind of deformity?

If I breastfeed with silicone breast implants, can my baby get some kind of deformity?

No evidence: There is no evidence that shows that breast feeding a child when you have silicone implants in place, will cause any problems whatsoever to your child. This is an incredibly common procedure world-wide and you should not be concerned about this as a problem. You should discuss other more common potential problems with your plastic surgeon prior to having this procedure done. ...Read more

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Dr. Addagada Rao Dr. Rao
Surgery
52 years in practice
Andhra University, Guntur Medical College
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My mom has a lump on both breast could it be skin cancer or deformality ?

My mom has a lump on both breast could it be skin cancer or deformality ?

Need to see her MD: Any breast solid lump at your mothers age must have biopsy after examination by her doctor and investigative tests like mammography, sono, some times MRI , . ...Read more

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Dr. Albert Pizzo Dr. Pizzo
Family Medicine
56 years in practice
McGill University Faculty of Medicine
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What's a good sized breasts?

What's a good sized breasts?

Size of breasts: Usually the ones you are born with are just the right size. However many people seem to think that they have to look like the movie stars in order to be noticed by the opposite sex, so they become self conscious about their breast size. ...Read more

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Dr. Souzan El-Eid Dr. El-Eid
Breast Surgery
27 years in practice
University of Nebraska College of Medicine
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Dr. Lawrence Colen Dr. Colen
Surgery - Plastics
42 years in practice
Dartmouth Medical School
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How could i enlarge my breasts?

How could i enlarge my breasts?

Breast augmentation: Surgery is the only "tried and true" way of accomplishing breast enlargement. Very subtle increases in breast size may be obtained with use of the brava system, but large series of long term results are currently lacking. Some plastic surgeons perform fat transfer surgery, though this is often a staged approach and, again, long term data are lacking. ...Read more

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Dr. Azita Madjidi Dr. Madjidi
Surgery - Plastics
26 years in practice
George Washington University Medical School
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What are ways to enlarge breasts?

What are ways to enlarge breasts?

Implants, fat: Implants are the best way to enlarge predictably the breasts. Fat grafting is limited to how much extra fat you have and how much of it will absorb. ...Read more

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Dr. Dennis Higginbotham Dr. Higginbotham
Obstetrics & Gynecology
26 years in practice
University of Kansas School of Medicine
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What causes your breasts to hurt?

What causes your breasts to hurt?

Fibrocystis breasts: Fibrocystic breast disease is the most common reason for breast tenderness. The fibrocystic tissue can retain fluid which increases pressure and pain in the cystic breast tissue. Caffeine increases the symptoms by increasing the fluid retention in the fibrocystic tissue. Decreasing caffeine intake can help. Taking vitamin E supplements is also very effective for decreasing this type pain. ...Read more

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Dr. Wayne Ingram Dr. Ingram
Obstetrics & Gynecology
years in practice
Wayne State University School of Medicine
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Why are breasts all different sizes?

Why are breasts all different sizes?

Normal: Most women have different size breasts, normally. Mother Nature doesn't use a measuring stick to determine breast size in her "production" facility. ...Read more

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Dr. Alex Lechtman Dr. Lechtman
Surgery - Plastics
26 years in practice
UC San Diego School of Medicine
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Are breasts sizes purely hereditary?

No: Breast size is related to heredity but also to weight, number of children and other hormonal factors. ...Read more

Dr. Eran Kessous Dr. Kessous
Sports Medicine
18 years in practice
St. George's University School of Medicine
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What exercises are for firming breasts?

What exercises are for firming breasts?

None: Breast tissue is mostly adipose (fat) not a muscle. It is therefore impossible to "firm it up" with exercise. ...Read more

Dr. Heidi Fowler Dr. Fowler
Psychiatry
21 years in practice
Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences F. Edward Hebert School of Medicine
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I am 16 so why haven't my breasts grown?

I am 16 so why haven't my breasts grown?

Breast size.: Have you gone through puberty and your first period? If so, this may just be your normal size. If on the other hand, your body has not gone through puberty, would follow up with your pediatrician. Contrary to popular opinion, large breasts do not make the world go round. ...Read more

Dr. Heidi Fowler Dr. Fowler
Psychiatry
21 years in practice
Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences F. Edward Hebert School of Medicine
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What are ways to reduce pain in breasts?

What are ways to reduce pain in breasts?

Depends on cause.: 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. Once cause of pain is identified - treatment plan can be developed. ...Read more

Dr. Heidi Fowler Dr. Fowler
Psychiatry
21 years in practice
Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences F. Edward Hebert School of Medicine
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Could you be afraid of your own breasts?

Could you be afraid of your own breasts?

Not sure what you: Mean? Are you a male or a female? It might be frightening for a male to develop breasts which were large. Many women are uncomfortable with having breasts that are too small, too large, too saggy, too pointy, too sexy, too flat, etc. Some women female uncomfortable with their sexuality.If I am not hitting on your question then please clarify and re-ask. ...Read more

Dr. Kenneth Lee Dr. Lee
Surgery - Plastics
17 years in practice
Northeastern Ohio Universities College of Medicine
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How come the outside of my breasts hurts?

How come the outside of my breasts hurts?

Breast pain: Mastodynia is the medical word for breast pain. It is either cyclical or non-cyclical. If its related to your menstrual cycle it is cyclical. Other reason include benign (non cancerous) masses like fibroadenomas that grow and cause pain. Also, infection can be a cause of pain. See your doctor for a diagnosis and options for treatment. ...Read more

Dr. Heidi Fowler Dr. Fowler
Psychiatry
21 years in practice
Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences F. Edward Hebert School of Medicine
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Dr. Renee Burke Dr. Burke
Surgery - Plastics
15 years in practice
Wayne State University School of Medicine
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Why is it that my breasts are so far apart?

Why is it that my breasts are so far apart?

Different anatomy: Every woman's breasts are unique in their shape and size, along with variations in your chest wall anatomy. The distance between your breasts most likely has to do with the anatomy of the bone in the center of your chest, known as your sternum. ...Read more

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