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Purpose of mammary gland removal in breast?

Purpose of mammary gland removal in breast?

Most of the time: The reason a breast is removed is cancer. The second largest reason would be in woman with many lumps who are tired of having to continually have them removed. Removing a breast for other reasons would be extremely rare. ...Read more

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Infection (Definition)

Infections are invasions of some other organism (fungus, bacteria, parasite) or viruses into places where they do not belong. For instance, we have normal gut bacteria that live within us without causing problems; however, when those penetrate the bowel wall and enter the bloodstream, ...Read more


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How can you increase the size of your mammary gland in your breasts?

How can you increase the size of your mammary gland in your breasts?

No natural augment: I suspect you are asking about ways to increase breast size without surgery. I've never seen any scientific literature or patient studies that show any real improvement without surgery. I thnk a consultation with a board certified plastic surgeon is the right place to start if you are thinking about breast enhancement. ...Read more

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What does the male mammary gland feel like?

Minimally glandular: Male breast has less glandular tissue, less fat, small areolae-r the rounded pigmneted skin around the nipple and small nipples . But when you suspect a lump causes are gynaecomastia is a condition in which a male has enlarged breast like a female breast, more pendulous for a male than less. Bilateral pgynaecomastia occurs in alcoholics, cirrhossi from more estroges. Cance needs to be ruled out. ...Read more

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What's the purpose of a man's nipple if he doesn't have mammary gland?

What's the purpose of a man's nipple if he doesn't have mammary gland?

Has glands: In utero, all parts are there to start, then differentiate, according to genes (xx female, xy male), hormonal triggers. ...Read more

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At 10 CM from nipple of right mammary gland is observed hardened area with non-homogeneous structure having microcalcifications.Doctors advise surgery

At 10 CM from nipple of right mammary gland is observed hardened area with non-homogeneous structure having microcalcifications.Doctors advise surgery

Yes for surgery: Today most lesions of the breast that are significant and defined on mammography and not on palpation. A small malignant lesion appears as a stellate lesion. The premalignant lesions are defined by the presence of microcalcium, that is very fine spots that are clustered and not scattered. If a cluster of 6-10 microcalciums are noted biopsy is indicated to rule out in-situ cancer. ...Read more

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Can I get an infection in my mammary glands?

Can I get an infection in my mammary glands?

Yes: You can get an infection anywhere. A breast infection is called mastitis and is common in women who are nursing. Infections can occur associated with any surgery of the breast as well. ...Read more

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Are there mammary glands on both sides of each breast?

Are there mammary glands on both sides of each breast?

Yes,: The breast tissue typically has a tail that extends towards the armpit. On rare occasions people can develop accessory breasts and nipples (like other mammals such as dogs) that extend along the mammary line anywhere from the axilla to the groin. ...Read more

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Do bras cause breast cancer by not allowing natural cooling of the mammary glands?

Do bras cause breast cancer by not allowing natural cooling of the mammary glands?

No: I do not believe there is any evidence for bras increasing cancer risk. Wear what is pleasing to you aesthetically and comfortably. ...Read more

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