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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
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
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
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
Breasts: You can build up chest muscles w exercise ; weight lifting but it will not ^ the amt. Of fatty tissue (cup size). ...Read more
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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'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
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?
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
I'm 19, for the past couple of years my right breast's areola is a different shape from the left and is bigger. I have not noticed anything else odd?
Separate, yet unequal: Mother Nature never gives a woman two identical breasts or areola normally. It is a form of natural discrimination, but legal. ...Read more
I went for a mamograph a few weeks ago, got told I have ductectasia. My breast is going out of shape and is very painful. What can be done to help me?
See your docor: See your doctor and have him/her refer you to a breast center for definitive diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more
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
Exercise: Any chest/pectoralis exercises may help to improve the shape of your breasts. None are specific for it. ...Read more
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
Breasts cone shaped small don't fill out bra, asymmetry, puffy nipples, secondary amenorrhea since age 14, will breasts ever fully develop now age 24?
Breasts: Your breasts will probably not develop much more. You my want to considerbreast augmentation. ...Read more
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
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
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
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