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Does sports bra help or hurt breast tissue?

Does sports bra help or hurt breast tissue?

Neither: Wear whatever makes you comfortable. If you do a lot of aerobics, etc, the sports bra may offer additional support atht will decrease breast discomfort. ...Read more

Tissue (Definition)

The body is composed of tissue that are classically described as beiing derived from three basic embyonic layers known as the endoderm, mesoderm and ectoderm that then differentiate into the structures that compose the body such as skin, soft tissues, bone, muscle, organs, etc. Stem cells are not differentiated and have the potential to ...Read more


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Breast pain in one breast, 23 years of age, and good sports bra. Should i worry?

Breast pain in one breast, 23 years of age, and good sports bra. Should i worry?

Not usually: Breast cancer would not be common at all at age 23 and doesn't usually cause pain until very late stages. Pain at age 23 is usually due to hormones or even from the muscles under the breast. Pain from between the ribs or where the ribs attach to the sternum is especially common. Best to be checked by a doctor to be sure. ...Read more

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Whenever i take off my sports bra my breasts feel sore sometimes and there is some pain. Why is this?

Whenever i take off my sports bra my breasts feel sore sometimes and there is some pain. Why is this?

Helps to support bre: Sport bras bind the breast close to chest giving the comfort feeling ; when u take it out the breast are sagging ; pulling on ligaments and tissue inside. ...Read more

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Dr said thickening and fluid buildup in the lower inner quadrant of both breasts due to sports bra being too tight & worn often. How common is this?

Dr said thickening and fluid buildup in the lower inner quadrant of both breasts due to sports bra being too tight & worn often. How common is this?

Get a 2nd opinion: This seems like a very rare event. The symptoms could be symptoms of other things possibly missed by your doctor. Why would a tight sports braw cause this problem? Doesn't make sense to me. ...Read more

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Is it possible to get breast cancer from wearing a sports bra?

No - not a risk.: Breast Cancer risk factors include: being female, increasing age, genetics, family history of breast cancer, previous breast cancer, being Caucasian, dense breast tissue, some previous benign breast conditions, never having given birth or 1st child after age 30, early menarche, late menopause, radiation (chest), exposure to Diethylstilbestrol, hormone replacement after menopause, oral > ...Read more

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My mom has a lump in her breast she has a apointment .. till then should she wear no bra or a sports bra??

My mom has a lump in her breast she has a apointment .. till then should she wear no bra or a sports bra??

Breast mass: Wearing or not wearing a bra should be her choice. It will have no influence on the mass and should be a comfort decision for her. ...Read more

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Can wearing a sports bra help support your breasts from sagging?

Can wearing a sports bra help support your breasts from sagging?

Not always: Recommend making an investment in your breasts through consultation with a lingerie store that offers custom bra fittings. An example with would be a store like deb winthrops. Most women don't know the optimum size of bra they should be wearing, nor how to select bra for the required use. ...Read more

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To avoid sagging breasts later on in life, should I wear a sports bra and do lots of push ups?

No: Wearing a bra doesn't change what ultimately happens to the breasts and doing pushups only makes your pecs bigger but does nothing for your breasts. ...Read more

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Bra (Definition)

A bra (or brassiere) is a form-fitting undergarment designed to support a woman's breasts. ...Read more