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Is your breast shape changeable through exercise?

Is your breast shape changeable through exercise?

Only moderately: Breast shape cannot really be changed through exercise. You can lift breasts slightly with pectoral exercises such as the pec fly, but the effect is very moderate. ...Read more

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What is the method to fix hanging (loose) breast to good looking shape?

What is the method to fix hanging (loose) breast to good looking shape?

Sagging Breasts:: Here are two options: 1. Plastic surgery to lift the breasts. 2. Breast support. Up to 85% of american women are wearing the incorrect size of bra. Encourage you to take care of your breasts by going to a bra specialty store for a professional fitting ; help with design selection. You will also be taught how to properly settle your breasts into the bra. It is worth the effort. ...Read more

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I'm 29 185 lbs 6ft even in good shape y r my breast larger then average?

I'm 29 185 lbs 6ft even in good shape y r my breast larger then average?

Genetic: I'm sorry Rose because I have seen how larger breasts can pull a woman down. Its a genetic thing which has caused this. A surgeon is well equipped to help you deal with this. ...Read more

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My breast was big and when I make diet my breast being small and not have good shape how can make it good shape and big again?

You cant: When you are heavier, the breasts add fatty tissue and therefore weight. When you loose weight, they get smaller just like the rest of your body. The only way to make them larger would be with implants. ...Read more

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I am not satisfied with my wife's breast & we both are decided to enlarge the shape of the breast. Can you please suggest me in a natural way. Thanks?

Sorry: Short of exercising to build up the chest wall and pectoral muscles. There are no natural ways to enhance breast shape. Perhaps a consultation with a plastic surgeon will help you decide. ...Read more

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How can I shape my breasts with no surgery?

How can I shape my breasts with no surgery?

Minimal changes: Building up pectoral muscles can lead to the breasts sitting on the chest wall in a manner that is attractive but will not increase cup size. ...Read more

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Is there any way to change the shape of my breasts to make them sit up nicely without surgery?

Is there any way to change the shape of my breasts to make them sit up nicely without surgery?

Breasts: You can build up chest muscles w exercise ; weight lifting but it will not ^ the amt. Of fatty tissue (cup size). ...Read more

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My breasts are coned shaped age 23.will gaining weight fill in d upper pole of breasts? Will weight training help with cleavage as I don't hv cleavage?

My breasts are coned shaped age 23.will gaining weight fill in d upper pole of breasts? Will weight training help with cleavage as I don't hv cleavage?

You should not: Count on gaining weight to alter the shape/size of your breasts. You are old enough to consult a Board Certified Plastic surgeon if you are truly concerned about your breasts...there is a whole spectrum of treatment now. Some with MINIMAL "inavasive" technique.
Hope this helps
Dr Z ...Read more

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I'm young and already have saggy breasts. I know the coopers ligament is responsible for breasts shape. Can anything be done to strengthen the ligament?

I'm young and already have saggy breasts. I know the coopers ligament is responsible for breasts shape. Can anything be done to strengthen the ligament?

Sagging breasts: Hi. You can minimize this. For instance, the study in the Aesthetic Surgery Journal found that a high BMI and a history of smoking were risk factors for breast sagging. Also, avoid yo-yo dieting. But exercises and certain bras really don't help with delaying the inevitable. You should consult with a plastic surgeon for more information. ...Read more

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Can I alter my breast shape without surgery?

Can I alter my breast shape without surgery?

Yes, but little: Large weight gain or loss might alter you breast shape. I guess muscular development of the underlying pectoral muscle might change things some, but not much. ...Read more

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Will losing weight improve a persons breast shape?

Will losing weight improve a persons breast shape?

Breast size: You might have a decrease in breast size and that might help you achieve your goals, if that its what you are looking for. ...Read more

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What can cause breast pain and breast shape changes?

What can cause breast pain and breast shape changes?

See a doctor: In most cases, breast pain is related to fibrocystic changes (refer to my other posts on this topic).
Changes in the appearance and shape of the breast is very concerning! I highly recommend you contact your primary doctor or gyn for evaluation. This should include a clinical breast exam, mammogram and ultrasound. ...Read more

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What to do if I have breast irregularity in shape. Ibc?

What to do if I have breast irregularity in shape. Ibc?

Is it new?: A new, obvious breast irregularity is worth discussing with your physician and perhaps getting a mammogram as it can mean cancer. Otherwise, all women's breasts have some irregularity. Unless it's so unusual that people ask you about it, I'd ignore it and be thankful for good health. ...Read more

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Hi docs, would breast workouts help my boobs become rounder and in shape?

There aren't: Exercises that contour the fatty tissue of breasts. However, building up pectoral muscles can lead to the breasts sitting on the chest wall in a manner that is attractive but will not increase cup size. ...Read more

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Can benign breast lumps cause the shape of your breast to change? Can it still be benign if shape changes occur?

Benign breast issue: If they are large enough, benign breast lumps can change your breast shape. Even if shape changes occur that does not necessarily mean that the lump is cancerous. ...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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I have a concern with my breast... It hurts to the touch and it is kinda hard on the inside. It is kinda a ball shape and I'm worried at what it is.

I have a concern with my breast... It hurts to the touch and it is kinda hard on the inside. It is kinda a ball shape and I'm worried at what it is.

Get it checked out: Any firmness to the breast needs to be evaluated. Due to your young age, cancer is unlikely, but it's a possibility. ...Read more

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I'm a guy. 24 yrs old. My left breast is firmer than the other. When I pinch it it I can grab something that is firm and a bit off of an oval shape.

I'm a guy. 24 yrs old. My left breast is firmer than the other. When I pinch it it I can grab something that is firm and a bit off of an oval shape.

Breast issue in a gu: You may have some asymmetrical breast tissue - likely benign - BUT also likely being made worse by pinching and grabbing it. I would try not pinching it and simply observing it for at least two weeks if it seems to be enlarging or getting worse see your doctor. ...Read more

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I have one, 1 centimeter in diameter mark on each breast. They're pink, no particular shape (kind of round) and a slightly rougher texture than skin?

I have one, 1 centimeter in diameter mark on each breast. They're pink, no particular shape (kind of round) and a slightly rougher texture than skin?

BREAST MARKS: HOW LONG HAVE THEY BEEN THERE?
DO THEY ITCH?
ARE THEY PAINFUL?
WITHOUT ACTUALLY SEEING THESE MARKS THERE IS NO WAY POSSIBLE TO CONSIDER EVEN A POSSIBLE DIAGNOSIS.
I HOPE YOU UNDERSTAND.
PLEASE SEE YOUR GENERAL DOCTOR (PCP) OR A DERMATOLOGIST.
BEST LUCK. ...Read more

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I have noticed a patch of flat, light brown marks, close together and not circular in shape, on the skin of both my breasts. They do not itch or hurt.

I have noticed a patch of flat, light brown marks, close together and not circular in shape, on the skin of both my breasts. They do not itch or hurt.

Skin change: It may simply be tinea versicolor. A benign condition but I would still have a dermatologist or PCP take a look at the lesions to be safe. ...Read more

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Does fibrocystic change shape of breast forever?

Does fibrocystic change shape of breast forever?

No: They change during the course of a month as well as more dramatically after menopause. ...Read more

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Are there non-surgical methods of improving breast shape?

Are there non-surgical methods of improving breast shape?

Exercise: Any chest/pectoralis exercises may help to improve the shape of your breasts. None are specific for it. ...Read more

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My breast has some fat, existed from my teenage and does not have good shape, what should I do to get rid of them?

My breast has some fat, existed from my teenage and does not have good shape, what should I do to get rid of them?

Depends on the situa: Pubertal gynecomastia will occur in 1/3 to 1/2 of males & generally last about a year before fading. Up to 3 years is noted occasionally before disappearing. Overweight kids can appear to have it from just fat accumulation. If present after 3 years, surgical removal of the glandular tissue & liposuction of any associated fatty tissue will do the job. ...Read more

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I have one breast that has changed shape just over a period of a few days. It went from rounded to a more pointy shape. I am on cycle now. Is this ok?

I have one breast that has changed shape just over a period of a few days. It went from rounded to a more pointy shape. I am on cycle now. Is this ok?

Odd?: Tough to say without examining you as that description is not something normally found, even with hormonal changes. You would be best to get the breast evaluated by a dr. To assure all is fine. As the breast becoming "pointy" in a few days should be checked out to be safe. Best wishes. ...Read more

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I'm writing you for help please, l don't have insurance and for about year, I have in both breast hard shaped grape size knots&some times there will be?

I'm writing you for help please, l don't have insurance and for about year, I have in both breast hard shaped grape size knots&some times there will be?

Needs evaluation: This could be a serious problem and needs to be evaluated soon. I am sorry about the insurance problem. I have a couple of suggestions. Apply for Obamacare. If it is too expensive, apply for Medicaid. Another alternative is to go to a free or low-income clinic. Finally, sometimes a mammogram is not too expensive. Look on the internet for a breast screening facility. ...Read more

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How can I have nice firm round shape breasts?

How can I have nice firm round shape breasts?

Lifestyle changes: Unfortunately at 44 years of age it is going to be hard to improve the shape of your breast because most of the connective tissue has been modified.

Gravity is the enemy. To keep breast perky young women should always wear a fitted bra (make sure it is fitted, most women wear a bra to large).

Also sleeping on your back instead of on your side helps reduce breast sagging. ...Read more

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Why are some breasts round and others are cone shaped?

Why are some breasts round and others are cone shaped?

Genetics: Cultural, racial, and genetics play a role in breast shape and configuration. African american breasts are more conical, and caucasian breasts are rounder. Old age is the great "equalizer" for breast shape, based on the loss of ligamental support (sagging). ...Read more