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What do drs mean by breast dimpling? I have dimpling only while lying flat on my back or when pushing in on my breasts. It is not there when standing?
Dimpling: Not sure if this is what you are referring to, but as part of a comprehensive breast exam, viewing the breast when bent over forward, having them "hang down" , ..A dr. Will look for dimpling, ...Which is when there may be a tumor in the deep tissue that would pull the skin back towards it thus causing a "dimpling" appearance of the breast in that area. See your dr. If concerned. ...Read more
Breast Dimpling: There are many possible causes of breast dimpling, including cancer and a breast abscess. In breast-feeding women, a blocked milk duct or its infection, mastitis, can cause dimpling. Mastitis often needs antibiotic treatment, so visit a doctor. Fibrocystic breast disease, a benign condition that causes painful lumpy breasts, can also sometimes cause a dimpled appearance.. See your doctor. ...Read more
Is breast dimpling (2 dimples on one breast) an early or advanced sign of cancer? Could it have another cause? Have apt but would like info 1st
Late: And there are many other causes. If no mass is palpable under the dimples, there is probably another cause -- or it's just you. I am very glad you're getting seen and are keeping up surveillance against this serious illness. I wish everyone were as proactive as you. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Cause left breast redness, dimpling, little 'pinholes' under breast. Nipple no longer gets erect. L breast hotter than R. Good Mammo 2 Mos ago.
Breast symptoms: Unfortunately, a normal or benign mammogram does not exclude cancer with 100% assurity, especially if the breast tissue is dense. If a patient is having NEW unilateral breast symptoms, I would definitely recommend a visit to the doctor and having this checked out. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can benign breast cysts cause a change in the shape of the breast, or a dimpling effect? Also, is it common to have a lot of cysts in both breasts?
Yes, but...: Every new finding needs to be considered as the most serious treatable illness until proved otherwise. A single large new dimple may be the result of injury and scar contraction, but you'd do well to have it seen in any case. The familiar orange-peel effect is also very concerning and should prompt a physician's office visit. If you have either of these, please seek evaluation without delay. ...Read more
NO symptoms if early: Early stage breast cancer is usually undetectable meaning: 'can't see it or touch it'. So you see that is why mammograms are so important: they can detect cancer in its earliest stages before it has spread or caused major symptoms. Please get a yearly mammogram early detection saves lives. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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