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Causes Of Breast Firmness
Normal: Normal breast tissue is firm and dense, and most commonly seen in young patients. ...Read more
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
Exercise: Any chest/pectoralis exercises may help with breast firmness. None are specific or any more than others. ...Read more
Breast firmness: Firmness = resistance to deformation. Breast firmness refers to firm/ solid breast tissue. Firm breasts are not saggy breasts. ...Read more
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
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
I am experiencing nipple discharge. The following also describes me: Breast firmness. What should I do?
I am experiencing breast swelling, breast firmness, breast tenderness to touch and nipple discharge Last month I had a period for 9days am I pregnant
Hard to tell...: It can be hard to tell if a woman is pregnant because some of the symptoms seen in early pregnancy can also happen in non-pregnant women. A urine pregnancy test gives a reliable result if done correctly. One can test about 3 weeks after sex (3 weeks after when conception might have occurred), or 1 week after missing a period. An Ob-Gyn doctor can evaluate any persistent or worrisome symptoms. ...Read more
I have severe anxiety which leads me to examine my breasts a little too hard. I poked one area so much that I broke the skin and it became infected. There is now a firm moveable lump underneath. Could all the poking have caused this?
My Sister has slightly movable breast lump. It felt like a grape before periods but after them it got reduced in size and firm. Is it cause of concern?
Well: The fact that it has gotten smaller is good but still should set appointment with doctor for an exam ...Read more
What can cause back pain, stomach firmness, and joint pain. I'm officially 3mnth late for my period nd my breast r heavy. Home hCG test don't work 4 me?
I play with my fiance's breasts a lot. Somtimes even hard. Can it harm her in anyway? Or cause any problems to her breasts in any way?
Breasts: Usually not unless you are causing bruising biting is another story as infection can be caused. ...Read more
My breast are usually hard. I noticed yesterday they became soft and squishy there's no pain and they're still soft today. What could be the cause?
Pimples between my breasts including a new one which is hard and not movable. What could cause this?
Needs doc visit: It might be a sebaceous cyst if it is not painful, which is caused when the duct of the sebaceous gland is blocked. Occasionally it can become infected. If it was another part of body I would not worry but because it between breasts I would get it checked to rule out other breast diseases. ...Read more
No, pressing: Against the breast will not increase breast size. ...Read more