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Is it normal for baby girls to develop lumps of tissue under their nipples like breasts?

Is it normal for baby girls to develop lumps of tissue under their nipples like breasts?

Yes: A burst of your hormones pass to your baby shortly before delivery, one of the finishing touches in preparing her lungs to breathe air when she is born. These hormones include estrogen and androgens, and can have several transient side effects. Real, mature breast tissue forms, creating firm lumps under the nipples. Some babies even leak some real milk from their breasts. ...Read more

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Is it common for teenage girls to develop a breast abscess?

Is it common for teenage girls to develop a breast abscess?

No, but it happens. : Breast abscesses can occur at any age, typically via normal skin bacteria entering a break in the skin or nipple. Rx centers on antibiotics and draining any pus, ideally via (repeated) aspirations rather than surgical drainage. Surgical evaluation is mandatory--it is best to treat this as early as possible. ...Read more

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What should a normal teen girls breasts look like?

What should a normal teen girls breasts look like?

Variable: It depends on the stage of development. Search tanner staging for females. ...Read more

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I'm a young teen and I have a lump under my breast and its itchy, should I go to the doctor?

I'm a young teen and I have a lump under my breast and its itchy, should I go to the doctor?

Yes: It's rare for a young teen to get breast cancer, and the itchy lump is probably something else like an allergy or a bug bite. But any lump in or near the breast that does not go away should always be checked out by a healthcare provider. ...Read more

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I have all different size lumps within both breasts along with pain. Thoughts?

I have all different size lumps within both breasts along with pain. Thoughts?

Mult breast lumps: The most common cause of multiple breast lumps, both breasts associated with breast pain would be fibrocystic disease. A benign disease but can be very painful. Some drs advocate taking primrose ool or vit e to alleviate symptoms. You should still be evaluated by your dr to make sure. ...Read more

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How important is it for a woman to regularly examine here breasts for unnatural lumps?

How important is it for a woman to regularly examine here breasts for unnatural lumps?

Very: A woman knows her breasts better than anyone else, including of course her physician, and before the mammogram promotion, women who did self-exam as they should at the same time each month very seldom died of breast cancer. A dominant mass found needs a physician office visit. Call me old-fashioned, but i believe every woman needs to do this even today. ...Read more

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When do a girls breasts stop growing?

When do a girls breasts stop growing?

Tanner stages: Development of breast tissue filled the tanner stages. When you reach tanner stage five the breasts are completely developed. Talk to your doctor if you are feeling uncomfortable. ...Read more

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Why do i have lumps in my breasts?

Why do i have lumps in my breasts?

Fibrocystic disease?: Young women can commonly have lumpy breasts, usually caused by a benign condition called fibrocystic disease. This will usually be worse before your period, since it is affected by hormones and fluid retention. Reducing caffeine intake often helps it. Get checked by a doctor to be sure this is what you have. Good luck! ...Read more

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A lot of lumps in my breasts?What should I do?

A lot of lumps in my breasts?What should I do?

Lumps: See your physician to get evaluated. You might need a mammogram if you have not already had one. ...Read more

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