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

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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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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Best sports bra for a breast feeding?

Best sports bra for a breast feeding?

Whatever works: This is a personal choice and will depend on what works best for you. You will need something with good support but comfortable. ...Read more

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I've had an itchy rash under my breasts for a few weeks now. I think it is from my sports bra since I run 5x a week. Is this common? Any remedies?

I've had an itchy rash under my breasts for a few weeks now. I think it is from my sports bra since I run 5x a week. Is this common? Any remedies?

Yes: It may be from the rubbing (irritant) or a contact allergy to the rubberized part of the bra. If you sweat a lot, a monilial infection can cause a rash as well-in which case, try antiperspirant under the breasts on a regular basis. ...Read more

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What's the best sports bra for a woman with breast implants?

What's the best sports bra for a woman with breast implants?

Find your best match: Just like the fact that the same implant will look different on two different women, the same bra will not fit all women with implants the same. You have to find the bra that you are most comfortable in, usually through trying different bras on. ...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: Unfortunately none of this is shown to prevent breast aging. It is mostly genetic. The most natural way to maintain breast aesthetics is to maintain form and fill with structural fat grafting or placement of an appropriately sized implant is a structurally sound sub fascias plane. ...Read more

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Is breast development normal on my 10 year old daughter? How do I know when she is ready for something more than a sports bra?

Is breast development normal on my 10 year old daughter? How do I know when she is ready for something more than a sports bra?

It can be.: Talk to your pediatrician about your child's development. Puberty can hit some children as early as 9 years old, while other lag behind. The use and fitting of bras is something that you will have to play by ear. ...Read more

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How can I sleep when I have tender breasts, i heard with a sports bra and body pillow, but i was taught not to wear a sports bra to bed what do I do?

How can I sleep when I have tender breasts, i heard with a sports bra and body pillow, but i was taught not to wear a sports bra to bed  what do I do?

O: You need to change habit. Nothing is written in stone exept 10 commandments. You need to find what makes you comfortable while you experience breast tenderness which is likely coincide with your period. Would it be sport bra to wear for several days than ok. Try and let see what happen ...Read more

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I'm barley leaking breast milk.. But i'm still using breath pads.. And sleeping in my bra.. With a sports bra.. What can I do to dry up faster?

Avoid stimulation : Avoid nipple stimulation. If you are done with breast feeding that will help. Also going on oral contraceptives for birth control will decrease production as well. Time in general will usually resolve the. Situation. ...Read more

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I have migrated breast tissue on d sides.will wearing well fitting bra daily bring the breast tissue i normal position? Age23 unmarried.

I have migrated breast tissue on d sides.will wearing well fitting bra daily bring the breast tissue i  normal position? Age23 unmarried.

Not likely: Bras will not change the underlying nature of the breast tissue. If you are not happy with the look of your breast consider a virtual visit on Healthtap with one of the plastic surgeons. They can walk you through effective options ...Read more

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I'm 17 years old I'm lactating and it hurts really badly I'm not pregnant I have no bumps I got medications for breast tissue infection it went away ?

I'm 17 years old I'm lactating and it hurts really badly I'm not pregnant I have no bumps I got medications for breast tissue infection it went away ?

?: I am unsure of what your question is? If you are lactating and have not been pregnant, you could have a condition that is causing your body to release too much of a hormone called prolactin. You need to see your physician to be evaluated, as there are brain tumors that can cause this type of condition. ...Read more

Bra (Definition)

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