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What does it mean when you have pain in the breast ?

What does it mean when you have pain in the breast ?

Usually hormonal: Most of the time it results from the breast tissue change in hormonal care. Generally it is on both sides. If so it isn't anything to worry about. Sometimes cysts that enlarge just before a period also can be sore and improve after the period. After menopause pain is less common. If you have redness or a lump, or pain only on one side that persists, it would be good to have it looked into. ...Read more

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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 it mean when your breast iches?

What does it mean when your breast iches?

Depends: The possible reasons for this depend on whether the itching is clearly in the skin or feels deeper in the breast. If on the skin, there may be a skin condition treatable with prescription cream or ointment. If it feels deeper in the breast, it's probably related to nerve signals. In that case, stretching and strengthening exercises especially yoga or pilates may be helpful. ...Read more

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What does it mean to have pain in my breast?

Mastalgia: Pain in the breasts may suggest hormonal imbalance. But at your age, I would recommend to see your primary care doctor or gynecologist soon for a breast exam and possibly getting a mammogram. ...Read more

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What does it mean when your upper breast area hurts?

What does it mean when your upper breast area hurts?

Usually: Common cause of chest pain is costochondritis/ tietz syndrome which is an inflammation of cartilage and bone junction of the ribs with the sternal plate. This causes pain in the breast bone. ...Read more

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Can a lumpy breast necessarily mean anything is wrong?

Can a lumpy breast necessarily mean anything is wrong?

Possibly: Fibrocystic breast tissue. If you haven't had a breast examination by a physician - recommend this. ...Read more

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What does it mean when you get a pinch on your breast?

What does it mean when you get a pinch on your breast?

If dimple, see docto: I am not sure what you meant by a 'pinch'. However, if it means like a dimpling in the skin of the breast, it is abnormal and you should see your doctor for a complete exam and mammogram. ...Read more

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MILD STABLE NODULARITY on the breast what does this mean?

MILD STABLE NODULARITY  on the breast what does this mean?

Benign: You have a few benign appearing lumps and bumps radiographically in your breast which have not changed in size or appearance since your last mammogram. ...Read more

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What exactly does it mean when a knot forms in your breast?

What exactly does it mean when a knot forms in your breast?

Many things: A breast lump can be anything from a simple cyst to breast cancer. Therefore a new breast mass should never be ignored even at you young age. Go see your doctor to check it out. ...Read more

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What does it mean when they say that your breast is grannie?

What does it mean when they say that your breast is grannie?

Variation of normal: Grainy is a term used to describe the "feel" of the breast on clinical examination. It is within the spectrum of what a normal breast can feel like. ...Read more

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My breast hurt bad especially when I move what does this mean?

My breast hurt bad especially when I move what does this mean?

Breast pain: Associated with movement suggests a muscle strain in the chest wall. It also could be a sign of mastitius an infection. You need to be evaluated. ...Read more

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I have heavy breasts and visible veins. What do these symptoms mean?

I have heavy breasts and visible veins. What do these symptoms mean?

Not serious: It is not unusual for some women with large breasts to have visible veins. They can still be treated if they are aestetically not appealing to you. ...Read more

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What do it means when your breast start to hurt for a couple of days?

Hormone surges: The breasts are an endocrine organ and can respond to hormone changes. The breasts can hurt before your cycle or in response to birth control pills or certain foods as well. Track your symptoms on a calendar to see if they correlate with stress, or food or time in the cycle. Consider evening primrose oil to decrease the pain. ...Read more

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Breast results were scattered fibroglandular 25-50%. What does this mean?

Breast results were scattered fibroglandular 25-50%. What does this mean?

Breast pathology: It seems that you have excessive glands inside the breast. You have to continue follow up as recommended by your doctor because if there is an increase in breast density on mammogram, chances of detecting malignancy is harder. Yearly mammogram and yearly clinical breast exam is sometimes recommeded when there is no pathology on mammogram. ...Read more

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What does it mean when one breast is bigger than the other like alot bigger?

Nothing: A lot of women have breast asymmetry. If greater than 1 bra cup like I assume in this case,it may cause psychological stress. Talk to a surgeon about breast surgery or implant. Research has shown though that women who opt for breast reduction are more satisfied on the long run than those who got breast implants. ...Read more

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What exactly does it mean if i squeeze my breast and it feels a little hard?

Not all breast : Tissue is fatty. You may be feeling underlying structure - for mass please be medically evaluated. ...Read more