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Swelling Under Right Breast
Lost my period for 2 yrs pain/swelling on right side under breast can't do to much w/o severe pain have blacked out 3 times due to the pain any ideas?
See a doctor: And do this soon. You need to be examined and the reason for your pain diagnosed and treated appropriately. Even if it were possible to speculate about what this may be over the internet, there would be no way in which to treat it. Please go and get examined asap, and hope you are feeling better soon. ...Read more
Swelling is the enlargement of organs, skin, or other body parts. It is caused by a buildup of fluid in the tissues. The extra fluid can lead to a rapid increase in weight over a short period of time (days to weeks). Swelling can occur all over the body (generalized) or only in one part ...Read more
Breast swelling: Any painful swelling in a breast should be examined by a physician and if a lump is felt that he/she would order studies to evaluate it like an ultrasound and mammogram. You might be suffering from fibrocystic changes - usually a sign of estrogen dominance. I recommend you make an appointment with your gyn doctor as soon as possible. ...Read more
There seems to be localized swelling on my chest below by breast. It is only visible when I'm standing. There is no pain. What could this be?
Lipoma?: Interesting location, could be a lipoma. I doubt anything serious. If it gets bigger let's have you be seen to be sure it's nothing dangerous. ...Read more
After taking postinor, a few days now there's slight bleeding (dark sticky matter?), slight swelling and sensitivity of the breasts. Is this normal?
Yes: It's very normal to have these symptoms after taking emergency contraception. It doesn't mean anything about whether it worked or not. So be sure to take a home urine pregnancy test 14 days after. Irregular bleeding may last up to 2 months after taking. Be sure to consider a more reliable form of contraception to avoid future pregnancy scares. ...Read more
Had small amount of skin removed from breasts after reconstruction and the swelling down. Have sutures and durmabond. How long do I wait to lift weights?
Post Operative Care: It would be advisable to communicate with your surgeon before engaging in strenuous activities. Your surgeon has the most complete knowledge about the details of your operation and is the best person to advise you on any aspects of post-operative care. ...Read more
Male breast tissue: About 1/2 males will undergo a transient nipple/breast enlargement at he onset of puberty. Carrying extra weigh aggravates the issue as part of the enlargement is fat. Most will resolve slowly as other hormonal changes kick in over about a year. If the process is unchanged after 2-3 yrs & you've made an effort to lose any extra weight, it is time to discuss it with a surgeon. No meds will fix it. ...Read more
No: Tell the doctor. Don't let the coach know you're injured until you know the severity because it might result in less playing time. ...Read more
Very unlikely at 22: And breast cancers rarely hurt.Get a more detailed answer ›
My breasts have started swelling recently & now my vagina is starting to swell. It hurts & itches at the same time. What is wrong?
Maybe you need to: Check for pregnancy. If first test negative, then check again in 1 week. It is always good to assume that you may be pregnant, since breast tenderness is one of the first signs of pregnancy. Make sure you do not have a lump in your breast that is sore. The new findings regarding vaginal swelling may indicate some infection, so get it checked by healthcare provider. ...Read more
I have reddish skin on both my breasts no heat no swelling no pain and no node swelling just the patches I am 30 with very large breasts?
See dr immediately:
This is not normal and could be very serious.
An exam and mammography need to be done as well as an ultrasound to rule out any masses. The swelling under your arm is most likely a lymph node that filters bad stuff from your lymphatics system. This could be breast cancer so do not wait. ...Read more
Breast swelling =: Fluid accumulation in breast.Get a more detailed answer ›
Yes: Some degree of “swelling” is to be expected after any type of breast surgery. However, what is “normal” versus swelling related to a complication can only be determined clinically. This is why careful follow-up with your plastic surgeon will be important after the procedure is performed. Best wishes. ...Read more
Diminishes in weeks: The first 7-10 days is the worst, then you'll see improvement as weeks go by... ...Read more
Swelling BR: Discomfort, swelling and discoloration of the breasts are expected for several weeks. Usually, our patients return to most normal activity within two weeks. ...Read more
Not really.: This would be very unusual. My advice is to be seen by your doctor to figure out what the issue might be. ...Read more
There can be many reasons why there is swelling.
Infection? Perhaps antibiotics
immune system reaction? Sterioids
hormonal problem? Homoral evaluation and assess cause and treatment.
Local treatment with cool compresses may temporarily help...If not any infection. ...Read more
Decreases in stages: Swelling usually occurs during the first 24-48 hours stabilizing after 72 and decreasing thereafter. Therefore improvements will be seen in stages typically notable at 4 days, then 7-10 ds, then 3 wks, then 3 mos and usually stable at 9 mos. This is related to initial periods of inflammation, followed by fibrosis, & scar maturation with tissue creep/expansion and associated with shape/size changes. ...Read more
Breast Reduction: The major swelling secondary to brest reduction surgery usually settles within the first month but the breasts continue to settle as the scars settle over the next 5-6 months. If patients have had liposuction of the axillary area along with the breast surgery then further adjustment occurs within the first 3 months. ...Read more
Difficult to tell: Without an exam.Get a more detailed answer ›
2 Months: Generally, the majority of swelling after breast reduction surgery dissipates within the first two months after the procedure. However, the breasts continue to “take shape” and change over the course of the first year. ...Read more
Breast leaking: Breast discharge can be caused by multiple reasons. When pain, redness and swelling are associated it could be caused by an infection or an inflammation, but also other problems could be associated. It is very important to get evaluated by your pcp or gyn provider as soon as possible whatever the cause of this problem might be. It is definitely a problem that needs to be taken care of promptly. ...Read more
Breast Lumps: Breast lumps can be caused by infection, scar tissue, benign cysts, benign tumors and by cancerous tumors. There are other less common causes as well. You need to see your primary care physician to determine if mammography, breast ultrasound, breast biopsy or referral to a specialist is indicated. ...Read more
Constipation at guts: Usually constipation occurs in the lower abdominal area by the colon, not by the stomach that is located by the breasts. However, if constipation is chronic from reduced bowel movements/day, it can feel as if one is bloated, and that can be felt in the upper abdominal area. Consult your clinical nutritionist to how you can change or modify your diet to have better bm's, and drink more water too. ...Read more
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