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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?

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

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Can breast dimpling be a sign of pregnancy?

Can breast dimpling be a sign of pregnancy?

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

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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

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 more

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Cause left breast redness, dimpling, little 'pinholes' under breast. Nipple no longer gets erect. L breast hotter than R. Good Mammo 2 Mos ago.

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 more

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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?

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?

Breast cysts: A dimpling effect is not common with cysts and this should be check out. If you are having only benigh cysts try taking extra iron with 3 kelp talblets per day as this tends to reduce cysts. ...Read more

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16months ago dimpling breast, mam and ultra gaveall clear, now follow up found more dimpling and denser mass, to get more tests, what could this mean?

16months ago dimpling breast, mam and ultra gaveall clear, now follow up found more dimpling and denser mass, to get more tests, what could this mean?

Need to examine: It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without taking additional history, physical examination and may be some tests. It would be prudent to see your doctor. Check this site for info on this topic: https://ww5.komen. Org/uploadedFiles/_Komen/Content/About_Breast_Cancer/Tools_and_Resources/Fact_Sheets_and_Breast_Self_Awareness_Cards/BenignBreastConditions. Pdf ...Read more

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Could dimpling breasts always signal breast cancer?

Could dimpling breasts always signal breast cancer?

Not always: But it can be, so if you notice new dimpling in your breasts, please see your doc asap. ...Read more

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Can anything besides breast cancer cause dimpling of breast skin?

Can anything besides breast cancer cause dimpling of breast skin?

Yes, rarely fat: Necrosis, but breast cancer must be ruled out with a biopsy or definitive imaging on all cases of breast mass that cause dimpling. ...Read more

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Could anything besdes breast cancer cause dimpling of breast skin?

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

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Does the breast have to have dimpling or puckering at site of mass for it to be cancer?

Does the breast have to have dimpling or puckering at site of mass for it to be cancer?

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 more

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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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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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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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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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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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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

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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

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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

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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