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Is a sign of breast development or puberty in a young female bumps in the breast?

Is a sign of breast development or puberty in a young female bumps in the breast?

Normal tissue: Thelarche is the term used for the emergence of breast tissue in the beginning stages of puberty. A spongy bit of true breast tissue is located directly under the nipple on one or both sides. It can be tender to touch & one side may emerge weeks before the other.Your pcp can confirm this process. ...Read more

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Dr. Parul Krishnamurthy
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Breasts Engorged (Definition)

Breasts are swollen and firm due to breast milk excess. This often happens when milk production exceeds amount of milk baby is taking. Engorgement also occurs when "milk comes in" switching from colostrum to mature milk ...Read more


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Is it possible to develop fibrocystic breasts under the age of 21?

Is it possible to develop fibrocystic breasts under the age of 21?

Yes: All breasts are fibrocystic. Some will have more symptoms than others. This is why most of us have tender breasts around the time of our period. Fibrocystic breasts run in families. ...Read more

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How effective is liposuction in male breast reduction? My breasts are pretty large, and i'm considering a male breast reduction. Is breast tissue always removed, or is the problem normally due to fat in the breast? How much can I reduce the size of my bre

How effective is liposuction in male breast reduction? My breasts are pretty large, and i'm considering a male breast reduction. Is breast tissue always removed, or is the problem normally due to fat in the breast? How much can I reduce the size of my bre

Very effective : Liposuction is very effective on male breast reduction if there is no or little skin excess, little stretch marks and little breast tissue. But if there is skin excess or large gland, you will benefit from a surgical reduction which removes breast gland and skin. Liposuction could be used as an adjunct to smooth out the contour, the lateral chest roll or the top. ...Read more

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Is there a pain-free mammogram device? Which breast size is more likely to experience pain during a mammogram?

Is there a pain-free mammogram device?  Which breast size is more likely to experience pain during a mammogram?

Mammo pain: Compression is unfortunately necessary for mammography, and could be uncomfortable. It is not related to size. Some facilities use special disposable pads on the mammo unit to cushion the breasts in order to minimize discomfort. Some mammo units have compression paddles with rolled edges to minimize potential pinching. Call around to see if any facilities near you have these. ...Read more

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If a woman is flat chested, have fluffy inverted nipples, can she breastfeed?What caused this besides genetics?Women in the family have usual breasts.

If a woman is flat chested, have fluffy inverted nipples, can she breastfeed?What caused this besides genetics?Women in the family have usual breasts.

Breast feeding: Despite having small beasts, the glandular elements to produce milk should still function normally and allow you to breast-feed. Inverted nipples sometimes cause a problem with the infant being able to suckle but breast-feeding is still possible. I would recommend seeing a lactation nurse for some tricks and advice. ...Read more

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Can vein prominence on one side of breast be hereditary? Because my mother has a vein in the exact same spot that is also more pronounced during cycle

Can vein prominence on one side of breast be hereditary? Because my mother has a vein in the exact same spot that is also more pronounced during cycle

Yes,: Yes, it can be related. With diagnosis of PCOS and irregular periods, you are most likely Estrogen dominant, for which I suggest Natural Progesterone cream, from day 14 to 28 of your cycle. You need to cut your sugar,carbs and processed food to resolve the PCOS ...Read more

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What is the likely cause of a young woman to have a breast lump?

Fibroadenoma: The most common breast tumor is a fibroadenoma. This is a benign tumor which may be present as early as the teen years. As women age, breast cysts may develop, which are benign fluid-filled lumps (peak incidence ages 35-50). It is often very difficult to distinguish a lump from normal "lumpy-bumpy" tissue. When in doubt, it is best to see your primary care physician or gynecologist. ...Read more

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Is it normal to have sagging breasts at 57 as a man?

No it is not: When you are 57 and have sagging breasts you have developed a degree of gynecomastia which is male breast tissue.This can be weight relsated or to a type of medicine or just soemthing thast develops.It can easily be corrected with outpatient surgery or to eleiminate the offending drug. ...Read more

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What can cause pain under the arm? Is this a sign of breast? Grandmother recently died of breast cancer. How common is breast cancer in a 24 year old?

What can cause pain under the arm? Is this a sign of breast? Grandmother recently died of breast cancer. How common is breast cancer in a 24 year old?

Many things, no, not: Several things can cause pain under your arm. Breast cancer is usually a painless event and most commonly found by ultrasound, mammogram or by physical examination with evidence of a lump or mass. Breast cancer is relatively infrequent in 24-year-olds ...Read more

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What is the most likely reason a young woman would have breast lump?

Fibroadenoma: The most common breast tumor is a fibroadenoma. This is a benign tumor which may be present as early as the teen years. As women age, breast cysts may develop, which are benign fluid-filled lumps (peak incidence ages 35-50). It is often very difficult to distinguish a lump from normal "lumpy-bumpy" tissue. When in doubt, it is best to see your primary care physician or gynecologist. ...Read more

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Does the quality of eggs in a woman is affected by age. Till what age an women can become pregnant?

Does the quality of eggs in a woman is affected by age. Till what age an women can become pregnant?

Age and fertility: The quantity and quality of eggs decline as we age. This is one of the factors involved in reduced fertility as we become older. Pregnancy is possible into the early forties. Normal spontaneous pregnancy is rare in the mid to late forties. ...Read more

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Would being a twin affect the age of puberty?

Would being a twin affect the age of puberty?

Puberty in twins: If you are an identical twin, that is, you are a look-alike, you will probably hit puberty at about the same age as your twin. If you are a fraternal twin, that is, boy-and-girl or not look-alikes, it's possible to have different age at onset of puberty. ...Read more

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Is the change in direction of a nipple when its starting getting erected a sign of breast cancer?

Is the change in direction of a nipple when its starting getting erected a sign of breast cancer?

Not likely: But breast or nipple changes should be examined by a doctor to be sure. Breast cancer may present as a firm lump or less commonly nipple inversion, and early breast cancer will have little or no findings. You cannot be sure until you see a doctor for a physical examination & possibly a mammogram. ...Read more

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How common is melanoma in a male age 27?

How common is melanoma in a male age 27?

Why do you ask?: Not common. But the most common cancer death among young men. If a concern, see a dermatologist. ...Read more

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Is it normal for baby girls to develop lumps of tissue under their nipples like breasts?

Is it normal for baby girls to develop lumps of tissue under their nipples like breasts?

Yes: A burst of your hormones pass to your baby shortly before delivery, one of the finishing touches in preparing her lungs to breathe air when she is born. These hormones include estrogen and androgens, and can have several transient side effects. Real, mature breast tissue forms, creating firm lumps under the nipples. Some babies even leak some real milk from their breasts. ...Read more

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Is it healthy to be in a relationship where the male is two years younger than the female?

Relationships: Two years does not usually make a significant difference except in the early years. A young 18 year old man is likely to show more difference than a 32 year old man in a relationship with a 34 year old woman. Assess the quality of the relationship, this should be the most important factor. Best. ...Read more

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Dr. Parul Krishnamurthy
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Clogged Milk Duct (Definition)

Clogged Milk Ducts can occur during breastfeeding when milk production exceeds nursing by the baby. Milk backs up within the duct and causes pain, ...Read more