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How To Get Rid Of Breast Lumps
Its been 2 years n change now that i have lumps in my both breast....i dont knw how to get rid of it...plz help?
Surgery: You are referring to gynecomastia. Breast tissue beneath the nipples enlarges causing nipple protrusion. Surgery involves an incision along the lower 1/2 border of the pimented areola surrounding the nipple and excision of the enlarged glandular tissue with electrocautery. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Visit provider: Usually once you stop breastfeeding milk production will slow and eventually stop on its own without the stimulation of the infant. If certain hormones are elevated it could cause continued production. You can also have part of a duct system that did not completely empty and get intermittent release from there that is not due to continued production. An exam and labs will provide more info. ...Read more
Engorgement: Pain in the breasts of nursing mothers is usually a symptom of engorgement. This occurs when your breasts are producing more milk that your infant is drinking. Applying warm or cool compresses and nursing/pumping more frequently usually helps relieve the pain and prevent progression. However, redness, severe pain, fever or abnormal nipple discharge warrants a visit to your doctor. ...Read more
It depends: If the cancer is large relative to the size of your breast, it may require a mastectomy instead of a lumpectomy. Depending on the type of breast cancer, if you have a large tumor and it is fast-growing, you may be a good candidate for IV or oral therapy prior to surgery to shrink down the tumor. You would need to see a Surgical or Medical Oncologist to see if this is an option for you. ...Read more
Usually by a lift : Sagging (or ptosis) is universal and treatment commonly means some type of surgical lift. Less common is the deflated breast which needs only augmentation. Commonly, both lifting and augmentation are performed together. A thorough evaluation by your surgeon should answer all of your concerns. ...Read more
Breast Pain: It could be related to your menstrual cycle. If your cycle is irregular or heavy, talk to your doctor about the use of birth control pills to help regulate your hormones. In addition, some individuals are sensitive to caffine. So, decrease or eliminate use of it. It may take several months to decrease the pain. Also, taking vitamins such as E may be helpful or even a day or 2 of Tylenol/Advil. ...Read more
See doc: First and foremost this should be seen by a doc- there are cancers that can appear like a cellulitis. Assuming it is not, appropriate antibiotics, warm compress, drainage of any underlying abscess( which may require ultrasound for diagnosis), and likely also mammogram to rule out malignancy. Smoking can also lead to inflammation and should be stopped. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Belly fat: There is no such thing as spot fat loss. You would need to lose weight in general & a certain proportion of that will be abdominal fat. This can be done by eating healthfully, being physically active and making sure that calories burned exceed calories consumed. However you can improve your appearance by toning your abs. To tighten your abdominal muscles consider doing crunches, reverse crunches. ...Read more
Surgery Helpful.: Assuming a young man has achieved a long-term stable weight and there are no “causative agents” involved, surgery may be indicated to treat persistent gynecomastia. It is often best treated with partial excision of the prominent glandular tissue as well as liposuction surgery of the peripheral chest area. If the prominence of the chest wall is caused by adipose tissue, then liposuction surgery. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Depends : First thing would be to strengthen the muscles in the upper back and scapular areas. Often if there is cervical spine pathology it can be addressed via physical therapy, medications and injection therapies as well. However if the underlying pathology could be corrected via exercise that would be best. Also people have gotten breast reduction surgery as a last resort to address this issue. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Gynecomastia: Sounds like a common adolescent condition related to hormones, excess estrogen usually. Excessive weight is a common related cause, as estrogen levels are higher in adolescent boys that are overweight. This can improve with time, weight loss, but cosmetic removal can be considered. ...Read more
No and no: The veins drain blood away from tissue, and sometimes they are located closer to the skin in some women, which makes them more visible. In young women, such as you at age 16, the breasts are developing and responding to hormone signals. I would not worry. And please no plastic surgery! Best wishes! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have a tiny spot slightly darker than my skin tone on both of my breasts on the same place. What is it?how can I get rid of it? Is it bad?
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