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What to do if I'm feeling liken I'm to itchy. my breast itch, under the ridge of my ear and under my arm pits. is there some thing wrong with me?

What to do if I'm feeling liken I'm to itchy. my breast itch, under the ridge of my ear and under my arm pits. is there some thing wrong with me?

Hormone or reaction: it could be a simple allergic reaction to the bro, T shirt or whatever touching your breast
use Hydrocortisone cream from over the counter and take Benadryl (diphenhydramine) to see if it will go away
other wise you need to see a doctor to make the proper diagnosis and give you the proper treatment
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Can normal fibrous breast tissue feel like a long hard ridge? Left upper outer side near areola. Have two similar spots near eachother feels lumpy.

Can normal fibrous breast tissue feel like a long hard ridge? Left upper outer side near areola. Have two similar spots near eachother feels lumpy.

Yes: Most breast cancers are round hard and not painful If lump is like cylinder that is usually fibrous tissue. However you need a mammogram and possible breast ultrasound to make sure it is not serious problem ...Read more

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When i lie flat on my back, ny areola and nipple concave and i get big ridges in my breast. Is this serious? Not in other breast. Looks normal standin

When i lie flat on my back, ny areola and nipple concave and i get big ridges in my breast. Is this serious? Not in other breast. Looks normal standin

New development?: If this is a change for you, and the contour of your breast didn't used to be like this, then it is absolutely a cause for concern, and you should go see a breast specialist. Part of the breast self exam is "inspection". We always like for women to look in the mirror standing and bending in different positions to see if there are any changes in their breast contour. ...Read more

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Pain in same place in left breast for a year.Had ultrasound when first started which showed nothing.Now there's a small hard lump with a sharp ridge?

Pain in same place in left breast for a year.Had ultrasound when first started which showed nothing.Now there's a small hard lump with a sharp ridge?

Have it rechecked: See your doctor right away for repeat evaluation of the area. Over the year, things can change so your doctor may want a repeat ultrasound so the radiologist can compare the images. Or, your doctor may also recommend mammogram or other studies, up to possible biopsy of the area. ...Read more

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Ridge like area in breast. biopsy was fibrosis/sclerosis. does this go away?lump still there. could pathologist be wrong? 3 month follow up stable.

Ridge like area in breast. biopsy was fibrosis/sclerosis. does this go away?lump still there. could pathologist be wrong? 3 month follow up stable.

Pathologist: Pathologists are not infallible. More importantly, pathologist can only examine the tissue that was submitted, if that tissue was not representative of the actual lesion, then the result may not be meaningful. It would be prudent to discuss it with the doctor who did the surgery. ...Read more

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Ridge by pubic hair line. Periods irreg but it's been 29 days since last period. 2 neg hpts. 20 yo. Swear I see more veins in breasts.Pregnant or not?

Ridge by pubic hair line. Periods irreg but it's been 29 days since last period. 2 neg hpts. 20 yo. Swear I see more veins in breasts.Pregnant or not?

Sounds like: some signs of pregnancy. Home pregnancy tests are cheap, fast, but can be inaccurate. Get a blood test for pregnancy to help settle this issue. They are easy, quick and more accurate. If it is negative, then get checked out to see why the changes. ...Read more

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What does it mean when MD feels ridging in breast that feels heavy?

What does it mean when MD feels ridging in breast that feels heavy?

Ask: your doc. Probably nothing but no problem to ask. Although enquire about ultrasound and mammography and other testing.

Ask your OB/GYN doc to obtain a complete family history. Enquire about genetic testing. ...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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What causes breasts to swell?

What causes breasts to swell?

Breast swelling: Usually hormone levels, before menstrual cycle, and if you gain weight! ...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?

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?

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

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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

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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

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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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I have painfull prick-like pains in my breasts?

I have painfull prick-like pains in my breasts?

Fibrocystic breasts: Fibrocystic disease/changes is very common in women. This is most often seen during the menstrual cycle. Breasts feel lumpy and painful which is caused by cyst formation (fluid filled areas) due to hormonal changes. Some women may have these changes without being on their menstrual cycle. Caffeine may cause the cysts to be overactive resulting in pain. This is not related to cancer. ...Read more

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What is the causes to the changes in my breasts?

Can you please: Clarify. Be more specific about changes you have noted. Thank you. ...Read more

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Breasts feel engorged and hurting, should I be concerned?

Not necessarily.: 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. For persistent pain or a mass - have it checked out. ...Read more

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What causes sagging breasts? I'm 18

What causes sagging breasts? I'm 18

Some of the reasons: 1. Large breasts - large breasts sag much more than small breasts from the gravitational effects --- 2. Weight loss - especially multiple weight gains and losses --- 3. Heredity - to some extent it can be familial or hereditary. ...Read more

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What are the facts of sagging breasts?

Its natural: Breast tissue is composed of connective tissue, glandular tissue and fat. As we all get older, the less connective tissue we have so this causes the tissues to become less supported, to sag. ...Read more

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Is there a remedy for sagging of breasts?

Cosmetic surgery: Can correct for sagginess of breasts. There is no "remedy" but wearing a supportive, properly fitting bra can improve appearance of sagging. ...Read more