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What does binding of breast mean?

What does binding of breast mean?

It is use of fabric: Tied tightly across the chest to bind/ flatten the breasts down. ...Read more

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What does soar breasts mean?

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What does soar breasts mean?

Many things: Hormone shifts, menstruation, pregnancy, all the way up to cancer; it is impossible to give an appropriate narrowed differential without a physical exam. See a doctor! ...Read more

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What does it mean to "bind" my breasts?

What does it mean to "bind" my breasts?

Wrapping your breast: Breast-binding used to be recommended as a way to help decrease milk supply or help with engorgement. It involves tightly compressing your breasts. It is not recommended as it can lead to mastitis and blocked ducts and other complications. The way that milk supply is decreased is through a hormone feedback system, not compression, and so binding should be avoided. ...Read more

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Can you suggest a means to get my breasts to grow?

Can you suggest a means to get my breasts to grow?

Breasts: You can not preferentially gain weight on one area of the body. To develop larger breasts you can gain weight overall or become pregnant. Plastic surgery is another option. ...Read more

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How can I naturally make my breasts smaller? Binding?

How can I naturally make my breasts smaller? Binding?

Nothing you can do!: Your breast size is dictated by your own genetic makeup. Binding does not work! a surgical procedure to reduce their size works well. Also if you are overweight or obese losing weight could help. ...Read more

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I feel pain in between my breasts. What does it mean?

I feel pain in between my breasts. What does it mean?

Sternal pain: The breast bone or sternum is between both breasts. When there is costochondritis, an inflammation where the cartilaginous part of the rib attaches to the breast bone, sensation of pain is noted. ...Read more

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What exactly does it mean if you can flex your breasts?

What exactly does it mean if you can flex your breasts?

Pectoralis Muscles: If you are a woman & you are truly flexing, it would be the underlying pectoralis muscles that are being flexed. The actual overlying breast doesn't contain muscle. ...Read more

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My breasts are super veiny right now. what could this mean?

Not problematic: Not usually problematic. If your breasts are also painful, see a Provider and check it out. ...Read more

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What does it mean when a women has pain between her breasts?

What does it mean when a women has pain between her breasts?

Unknown: A physical exam would be needed to better explain what's going on with your pain. If the pain is in your chest bone, then that might be costochondritis, but really, you should discuss this with a doctor in real life. ...Read more