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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?
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
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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
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