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Swollen tendon in armpit,n lil sore to touch. It's not a lump but ridge, breast slightly irritated,but I'm a hypochondriac both grandmas suffered bc.
Best 2 C Ur GYN-: -4 exam 2 put Ur mind @ ease. Referrals if need B. ...Read more
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
4 days ago I had 3 little bumps that itch popped up on the top of my right breast. Now it has smaller bumps and ridges around it. What could this be?
Get checked: Without a proper exam of the rash it would be difficult to give the best answer. Consider sending us a picture ...Read more
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.
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
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
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
(pre meno) breast biopsy shows fibrosis/sclerosis. can this be rubbery firm and ridge like on palpation? can it be painful and larger before period?
Breast biopsy: yes can be. Discuss with your Dr. though. ...Read more
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?
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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