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Why is my boob unusually hard?

Why is my boob unusually hard?

Normal engorgement?: In the first week, it is not uncommon for mothers to develop engorgement of the breasts as your milk is just coming in. Another possibility is that the milk ducts may be blocked. Try a warm compress and massaging if you feel any hard lumps, and then express some of the milk. This may help to alleviate your symptoms. ...Read more

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Got hit in the boob really hard. Is anything going to happen?

Got hit in the boob really hard. Is anything going to happen?

You may: get a bruise/hematoma, just as you might if you were hit elsewhere in the body. It will not increase cancer risk if that is the concern. ...Read more

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My left boob was accidently burned by hot boiling water and a hard skin was formed at that place after healing is there any way to soft the skin?

My left boob was accidently burned by hot boiling water and a hard skin was formed at that place after healing is there any way to soft the skin?

See your dr: You should see your doctor about that. There are topical medications available for burns and wound healing. But it depends on how severe the burn is and how close to the areola or nipple. Lastly, do not puncture or try to break the skin - you risk a serious infection and worsening scarring. ...Read more

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Is it normal, do you normally have a harder spot on your boob as part of your period?

Is it normal, do you normally have a harder spot on your boob as part of your period?

Possible: Before the periods most breasts feel lumpy and after the periods they go back to normal.But if the lumps persists then you should be evaluated. ...Read more

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I have a hard dime sized bump on my boob, near the nipple. I am a 13 year old. What can it be?

I have a hard dime sized bump on my boob, near the nipple. I am a 13 year old. What can it be?

Ductular development: Likely this is swelling from one of your mammary glands. You are developing and that would be a likely possibility. Is it tender? Could be an abscess or some type of infection. If it is a dime size probably worth having your doctor take a look. ...Read more

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I have gynecomastia on one side why when i masterbate does my "boob" get bigger, harder and senstive?

I have gynecomastia on one side why when i masterbate does my "boob" get bigger, harder and senstive?

Temporarily.: Gynecomastia and masturbation are not necessarily causally linked. The breasts may increase in size temporarily around the time of sexual activity. ...Read more

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Every once in awhile it feels like theres a muscle or something thats swollen or a little hard to the left side of my sternum above my left boob. ????

Every once in awhile it feels like theres a muscle or something thats swollen or a little hard to the left side of my sternum above my left boob. ????

Sternum: This can't be answered without a thorough clinical examination. Anything abnormal that re-occurs should be checked. Call your doctor and have the area examined. ...Read more

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