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Is Armpit Fat Breast Tissue
YES: That would be a part of the procedure, but make sure you discuss with your surgeon. ...Read more
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
I have an armpit fat. It looks very bad. Is it serious? I read it online that it an extra breast tissue. What should I do?
Removal will help: Yes some people are born with supr numary breast tissue, some times even several small nipple like structures extenuating to pubic area called mammary line, this excessive tissue bulges out of axilla, some times gives pain, due to this and cosmetic reason could be removed, scar could be buried invisibly under axilla. ...Read more
Maybe: This is something that an examination requires to tell you it is normal or not. Find a MD to check the area. ...Read more
May be normal.: One's doctor can carefully examine the breasts and armpits to see it they feel normal. Breasts normally extend towards the armpits, but if a woman has swelling in her armpit area each time she has a baby and breastfeeds, she might have some extra breast tissue (milk-producing glands) in the armpit area. That would be an "extra" breast, a small lump without an extra nipple. ...Read more
Yes: Excess breast tissue can occur along the "milk line" which extends from your armpit to your groin. You can have it in just one side of your body. ...Read more
It is fatty: If you palpate it.Get a more detailed answer ›
The lumpiness that I feel in my breasts extends into my armpit area. Could just be normal breast tissue?
Possibly: This is possible, but with your next DR visit, discuss it with DR and have it checked. ...Read more
Yes: The breast normally extends to the clavicle (bone from shoulder to chest) and into the anterior axilla (armpit) laterally. ...Read more
Can axillary breast tissue be in one armpit? And will it go away if I lose weight. And in detail what is it meant to feel like???
Occurs in about 1 in 20 women. Not likely to go away and often gets larger when breasts do (pregnancy). Losing enough weight to significantly lower total breast size MIGHT have SOME effect. Can be surgically removed; in some centers, a lot of minor complications occurrred.
http://www. Ncbi. Nlm. Nih. Gov/pubmed/8585676 ...Read more
Is it normal to have excess breast tissue for five years in only one armpit? I'm 18. It's not noticeable when my arm is raised but is with my arm down
I'm 18 years old and I have axillary breast tissue in one armpit. Is that normal, and also is it meant to feel like little lumps???
Yes: If you draw a line from your nipple to the armpit there can be islands of breast tissue anywhere along that line. It can really be uncomfortable if you decide to breast feed in the future and should be part of your monthly self exam process. ...Read more
I'm 18 with excess breast tissue in one armpit for five years. Usound found cyst near prominent lymph node in the same armpit. Is this a bad sign?
No.: This is not a bad sign. However, you should continue to be followed by your physician and have any new lumps or problems evaluated. ...Read more
Pea sized lump in armpit, thickening of breast tissue & slightly asymmetrical breasts. What does this mean? Gp has referred me for breast clinic...
Breast specialist: Will need to be carefully evaluated by a physician who specializes in breast patholo gies. ...Read more
Normal to feel bigger lumpy Breast tissue in the bigger boob? Muscle Pain shoulder, neck armpit outer breast strt aft carrying heavy bagTingling in arm
Is this a lymph node or breast tissue: circumscribed hypoechoic mass with central hyperechoic focus measuring 10x8x7mm in right axilla...?
Need follow up: By your doctor, if it is in axilla it is most likely a lymph node, (where they are supposed to be and normal) some times breast tissue will have lymph nodes which need closes follow up, to rule out it is not some thing serious, go to your doctor for regular follow up. ...Read more
Pain in collar bone, around + to back of shoulder blade. Slightly in side of breast tissue. Can move arm fine, but tender to touch. Reason for concern?
Checkup: It would be prudent to get a physical exam- causes are multiple. ...Read more
Found lump on right side of sternum, behind breast tissue. More pronounced when right arm is raised straight up. Spot aches. Should I see gyne or pcp?
Yes: Fatty tissue is considered benign.Get a more detailed answer ›
Lose wt/ ultrasound: The simple but difficult way would be to drop the weight. However, an ultrasound of the area could help distinguish what is fat or glandular breast tissue. There is likely some of both. ...Read more
Breast biopsy: Fat is a normal benign part of the breast, so a biopsy of the breast could potentially only show fat. However, usually in breast biopsy the tissue Of interest is the fibrous stroma containing the breast lobules and ducts. If a pathology report says 'benign breast tissue' this would generally refer to benign stroma/ducts/lobules, and not just fat. ...Read more
Breast Tissue: In general as most women age the milk producing breast glandular tissue becomes less prevalent and there is more fat tissue present. This situation changes with pregnancy and lactation as breast glandular tissue increases. If your breasts change size with weight change then the change is due to fat. Radiology studies such as MRI scans can distinguish fat from breast tissue. ...Read more
Had a bump that looks like piece of extra fat for possibly 6/7 years, feels like breast tissue to touch, be worrried?
Needs MD exam: A MD exam is needed to determine exactly what the "piece of extra fat's" composition is. ...Read more
I still have man boobs the same size. Pure fat, not male breast tissue. How can I get rid of them?
See Plastic surgeon: Not enough information. Are you trying to say that you have fatty male breasts even after weight loss. If so, you first need an evaluation to ensure that you don't have hormonal imbalance and then can be considered for surgical managements by either liposuction of excision. See a plastic surgeon. ...Read more
If breast biopsy report stated "benign breast tissue", what does this include? Is fat and fibrotic tissue included? Or just ducts.
Could: Be all of the above, they comprise benign breast tissue. ...Read more
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
I am really skinny (ribs showing) and have ridiculously skinny legs. But have man boobs. It's not breast tissue growing, I've researched it, it's fat.
A trainer and a: Nutritionist would be good ideas if you can afford it, after you've been cleared of medical problems by your doc. High protein and good fats like coconut oil and olive oil can be helpful. Neat, clean, and being a good person is more important than physique. Peace and good health. At 17 y.o. you have more room to put more meat on in the future. ...Read more
Hi, I have inverted nipples and I think I have axillary breast tissue in both sides its like a ball of fat that pops out from the front but it seems li?
Unclear: I do not know what "li" means but if this is a new condition for you at 24, you need to be examined by a skilled gyn. ...Read more
Pregnant- sent for ultrasound of thick breast tissue and result was fibrocystic. How accurate is us for evaluation of cancer vs fibrocystic tissue?
I have a pea-sized tender underarm lump. What can it be? Can fibrocystic breast tissue extend all the way towards almost the back side of torso?
Possibilities: Breast tissue can extend up toward the axilla. The small mass you feel could be - a lipoma, a cyst, a lymph node, if breast tissue then possibly a breast mass, fibrocystic tissue. You should see your doctor for an exam to be sure. ...Read more
They are essentially: ...Empty translucent rubbery balloons with a valve built into the wall that can been accessed through the skin with a needle to fill them with saline and gradually expand a new breast mound into being. They usually feel quite firm while being expanded but newer techniques keep them soft once the permanent device is placed. ...Read more
Breast tissue: Breast are made of milk ducts, supportive tissue and fatty tissue. Women with dense breasts have a higher ratio of supportive tissue to fatty tissue. One is not better than the other. We are all made a little differently ...Read more
Felt something 'weird' in breast, went to gyn to have it checked. She said it was normal breast tissue. Should I let it go?
Breast sensation: Can you give a definition to the what you are feeling? Saying it feels "weird" doesn't give much information. ...Read more
Yes, in some:
For many women, caffeine intake (coffee, chocolate, soda/pop, tea) can make fibrocystic changes more active (pain and lumpiness). Natural hormonal changes or hormone intake can cause this as well. Stress is a big offender because it causes us to release more of our natural hormones.
Try decreasing caffeine intake and reducing stress. If no relief, contact your doctor. ...Read more