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What Hormone Makes Breasts Grow
A hormone (from greek ὁρμή, "impetus") is a chemical released by a cell or a gland in one part of the body that sends out messages that affect cells in other parts of the organism. Only a little amount of hormone is required to alter cell metabolism. In essence, it is a chemical messenger that transports a signal from ...Read more
Identity change: Sounds as if you want to undergo gender identity change. I see 1-2 such patients a month but only on referral from a psychologist. If that is what you want you can be treated with female hormones. If that is not what you are looking for why do want bigger breasts? Let me know. ...Read more
How much time is required for hormones to really start working. Will my breast really hurt when they start to grow?
I don't understand: Your question. What hormones are you referring to that you expect to work in the future and enlarge your breasts? If you mean that you're pregnant, breast tenderness (if it occurs) usually begins at 4-6. Discomfort level varies significantly from one woman to the next, otherwise, you'll need to restate your question. ...Read more
Hormones won't: Necessarily do the job. Some oral contraceptives can be associated with increase in breast size in some women (sometimes). ...Read more
Hormones and Gender:
i would really like to know more information.
Are you asking about a man taking estrogen? Or testosterone?
If this man is transgendered or has some gender dysphoria then a good and expert health care provider and a mental health specialist should be working together to make sure this gentleman is ready for transition.
But, the growth of breast tissue can vary based on dose and other factors. ...Read more
What is wrong with my left breast? It has no hormones at all like the right one does. And the right one is bigger and grow w/o the left one growing!?!
Natural variations: One breast is naturally larger that the other and the degree to which one is different than the other varies greatly from woman to woman. The differences in size are more pronounced in younger women going through puberty, as she matures. Breasts continue growing well into the early twenties. I would see my GYN and have her/him examine you and discuss with you the likely normal variation in size. ...Read more
I'm 19 & my breasts are small compared to my mom & younger sister. Why? Periods were irregular until recently &hormone levels are fine. Will they grow?
We are all different combinations of genetic material from both sides of the family. You smaller breasts may be from "the other side of the family". Diet and lifestyle can affect growth as well.
My best recommendation is to see a chinese medicine practitioner as chinese medicine can balance our bodies and enhance growth in very natural ways. Your breasts may or may not grow any larger. Be happy. ...Read more
I have anxiety- from hormones. My doc prescribed me birth control 1 yr ago. Should I take it? Also would it make my breasts grow since they're small?
Doctor prescribed seroquel (quetiapine) that made my breast, face, butt grow bigger, I stopped taking them, for 2 months body was going down, but now its getting bigger again please help. Hormone test found nothin?
Wel....: Some oral contraceptives can be associated with increase in breast size in some women (sometimes). ...Read more
Well: Some oral contraceptives can be associated with increase in breast size in some women (sometimes). ...Read more
Check w/: Your doctor about a drug called cabergoline. It's also important to evaluate why your breasts are producing milk. Were you recently pregnant or are the other potential medical problems that need evaluation. ...Read more
Is it possible for males to get breasts without a sex change and without getting fat or taking hormones?
In general: Triple negative breast cancer tend to have worse outcomes than receptor positive tumors. ...Read more
May be covered...: Check with your insurance plan to see if transgender surgeries are covered. Many employers provide for trans surgeries and hormone treatment through insurance. Otherwise, breast augmentation may run $10, 000; genital surgery around $30, 000 for vaginoplasty and much more for transmasculine surgeries - depending on the surgery involved. Hormone management may be provided by your MD. LGromkoMD ...Read more
My son has lumps in both his breasts due to hormones but he is allergic to local anaesthetic. What do we do now?
Started LoestrinFe 120 a week and a half ago. My breasts hurt intermittently. Will this side effect go away after my body adjusts to the hormones?
That is possible: Possible causes for galactorrhea include but are not limited to use of birth control pills, tricyclic antidepressants, antipsychotic meds, some sedatives, fennel, anise, fenugreek, some hypertension meds, cocaine, opioids, hypothyroidism, prolactinoma, renal dz, pregnancy, testosterone deficiency in men ; significant breast stimulation. ...Read more
No one has: Breasts that are exactly the same. Hormones circulate through the blood and go to every organ in the body and affect both breasts equally. ...Read more
If they attribute precocious puberty to animal growth hormones, will eating those foods make my breasts larger?
No: Precocious puberty is not from animal growth hormones and no eating the meat of animals fed growth hormones won't change your breast size. ...Read more
After having a partial hysterectomy about 6 months ago, I've started noticing extremely bad pain in both my breasts. I'm sure it's hormone related but?
Get it checked: It may be hormonal. But partial hysterectomy without removing the ovaries will not have any affect on your hormones. We don't know how old you are. Since you are having bad pains in your breasts it may be a good idea to get it checked by your family doctor or gynecologist.Are you taking any meds including hormones etc, as that may be causing the pain. ...Read more
Yes: The typical woman can have cyclic breast discomfort through her cycles. If the pain is independent of your cycles, or you have an unusual self-exam see a physician. ...Read more
What hormone is responsible for forcing milk to be released out of the breast; may be stimulated by?
My daughter has a lump on her breast should I be concerned or could it be extra hormones she got from me she is ten?
Hormones/Breast CA: If I understand the question correctly you are asking about safe hormones for postmenopausal women with breast cancer? None, if the cancer is er/pr positive. We prescribe estrogen blocking drugs to decrease the risk of recurrence. We discourage hormone use in all breast cancer patients. ...Read more
Yes, ER (+) breast ca: Hormone replacement therapy (hrt), which generally refers to estrogen and Progesterone replacement after a women has reached menopause, has been shown to increase the risk of breast cancer if taken in combination for more than 5 years. If you are already diagnosed with a hormone positive breast cancer, we do recommend discontinuing hrt. ...Read more
Many things: PCOS (poly cystic ovary syndrome) is a common endocrinologic disorder of unknown cause. It affects many hormones causing several illnesses. You need to consult with your OB/GYN or endocrinologist to get the best answer to your question. ...Read more
No such thing: Estrogen is the natural hormone in a woman's body that stimulates breast growth. This is in conjuction with the genetic programming that you have inherited. When a female is pregnant, prolactin from the pituitary causes milk production. There is not a specific hormone on the market that will selectively cause breast enlargement. An extreme measure would be to start lactation to enlarge breasts. ...Read more