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Doctor insights on: Causes Of Breast Muscle Mass

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I feel a flattened somewhat large tissue like mass slightly moveable in my breast. Its like a flat muscle or tissue. I am 23. Is it normal? Worried :(

I feel a flattened somewhat large tissue like mass slightly moveable in my breast. Its like a flat muscle or tissue. I am 23. Is it normal? Worried :(

Hard to say: Unable to answer your question without examining you and feeling the area as well. May need imaging of the area as well. Best to see doctor for evaluation to determine if this is something to be concerned about or not. Sorry not more helpful. Best of luck with this. Dr R ...Read more

Muscle (Definition)

It is a body tissue that has the ability to contract. It shortens and generates force. It relaxes and returns to its original length. Muscles move joints, stabilize the body, move air and food through the organs, act as valves for bladder, bowel and other organs. They control movement of the eyes. They help us express ourselves by changing the shape of our ...Read more


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Pulled muscle feeling in right breast? Went to doctors and was told there was a mass, what could this be?

Pulled muscle feeling in right breast? Went to doctors and was told there was a mass, what could this be?

Several options.: It could be a pulled muscle, hematoma, fibrocystic mass (fibroadenoma or cyst), or even a tumor. Though breast cancer is rare in a 20yo, it can occur. Have this checked out, even if a biopsy is recommended! don't delay or ignore. Best wishes! ...Read more

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Would implants be placed under the muscle during breast augmentation because of my career or lifestyle? I am a female bodybuilder and have lost much of the mass of my breasts. I would like to increase my bust size through breast augmentation, but am conce

Would implants be placed under the muscle during breast augmentation because of my career or lifestyle? I am a female bodybuilder and have lost much of the mass of my breasts. I would like to increase my bust size through breast augmentation, but am conce

Varies.: You will receive many different opinions about optimal placement of breast implants. In my opinion, sub muscular (dual plane) placement offers many advantages compared to the sub glandular position. The disadvantage of sub muscular positioning is the potential for “animation deformity”. Do your homework carefully and learn about the pros/cons/risks/complications… best wishes. ...Read more

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What causes rapid loss of muscle mass?

What causes rapid loss of muscle mass?

See below: Severe trauma to a muscle can cause rapid loss. Loss of nerve supply can do the same. In the knee, tear of the cruciate ligaments often causes loss of the quadriceps bulk. Starvation also can cause rapid muscle mass loss. ...Read more

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Does a long 20 hours flight effect muscle mass and cause weight gain?

Does a long 20 hours flight effect muscle mass and cause weight gain?

No and depends: A 20 hour flight should have no effect on muscle mass. It will only cause weight gain if you eat a large amount of fattening food (like the soft drinks they serve). The greatest hazard to health on a long flight is getting blood clots in your leg; this is best avoided by getting up and walking every couple of hours.Blood thinners like low-dose aspirin (81mg), ginger & fish oil can help prevent. ...Read more

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I've been losing muscle mass in my hands steadily over last several months. What could cause this? Thanks

Depends: There are different possibilities. Things to consider : Carpal tunnel syndrome if wasting only noticed in thenar eminence. If loss of muscle mass is diffuse then things such as an advance peripheral neuropathy, certain myopathies starting distally such as myotonic dystrophy, anterior horn cell disease such as ALS, neuromuscular junction disorder such as lambert eaton should also be considered. ...Read more

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Diag. Gastroparesis other day, having rough time trying too find out cause I have hep c with high liver enz untrted, lost 50 lbs all muscle mass help?

Diag. Gastroparesis other day, having rough time trying too find out cause I have hep c with high liver enz untrted, lost 50 lbs all muscle mass help?

Hepatitis C: Find a good gastroenterologist who treats Hep C disease and have them evaluate you for both antiviral therapy (this is often curable today) and for causes of your gastroparesis (which may be due to complications of the Hep C). Good luck. ...Read more