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Doctor insights on: Causes Of Breast Firmness

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What causes my breasts to not be firm and smooth?

What causes my breasts to not be firm and smooth?

Normal: Breasts are lumpy, bumpy, which is normal for most women. If there is something that does not feel normal or a lump is present, then you should contact your doctor for an examination. ...Read more

Breast Firmness (Definition)

Breast firmness is the feeling of hard skin or tissue in parts of or ...Read more


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What is mastitis, what causes it and can a 18 year old have it? I have inverted nipples and breast firmness

What is mastitis, what causes it and can a 18 year old have it? I have inverted nipples and breast firmness

Mastitis: Mastitis is inflammation of the breast glandular tissue. Most commonly it is seen in lactating women in whom due to inadequate milk evacuation and superimposing infection an inflammation develops. Otherwise, mastitis is not that common. Traumas to the nipples (piercing, excessive rubbing, etc.) may potentially predispose to mastitis but those are much less frequent than in cases of lactation. ...Read more

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Any excercizes that are aimed at breast firmness?

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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How can you increase your breast firmness naturally?

Exercise: Any chest/pectoralis exercises may help with breast firmness. None are specific or any more than others. ...Read more

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How long does breast firmness associated with mastitis last?

How long does breast firmness associated with mastitis last?

Abscess: Please make sure your doctor has you on antibiotics. You should improve in 1 week. Continue breast feeding or pumping. If it becomes more red, hot and firmer, you may have an abscess. This needs to be drained in order to see improvement. ...Read more

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How long does breast firmness associated with breast abscess last?

How long does breast firmness associated with breast abscess last?

Can be: Several weeks. Depends on the size of the infection, healing of an open wound, etc. If there is increasing pain or swelling at the site, see your doctor to be sure it is healing properly. ...Read more

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How do you increase your breast firmness naturally by breastfeeding?

How do you increase your breast firmness naturally by breastfeeding?

Milk ducts: Breast firmness occurs by the increase in breast volume by the production of milk and the storage of the milk in the glands. Furthermore an increase in water volume as a result of pregnancy also increases breast mass. Thus the breast skin becomes more taut and firm as a consequence. ...Read more