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Doctor insights on: Why Some Women Have Underdeveloped Breasts

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What causes underdeveloped breasts in a woman with pcos? Current biochem abnorm are high LH vit d defic, sometimes low estro and prog. Testos normal!

What causes underdeveloped breasts in a woman with pcos? Current biochem abnorm are high LH vit d defic, sometimes low estro and prog. Testos normal!

Lack of E2 ; P: Pcos is chronic anovulation with finding on ultrasound showing many underdeveloped follicles (eggs). Sometimes called a string of pearls look. Without stimulus to the follicles they do not mature and make estrogen then without the adequate estrogen no ovulation occurs and then the ovary doesn't make enough progesterone. Those two hormones are necessary for secondary breast development. ...Read more

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What causes underdeveloped breasts in women w/ pcos, I have all normal hormones/no elevated androgens/normal ratios but poly. Cys. Ovaries/acne/hirsu?

What causes underdeveloped breasts in women w/ pcos, I have all normal hormones/no elevated androgens/normal ratios but poly. Cys. Ovaries/acne/hirsu?

Although the levels: Of hormones are normal, I suspect the bioavailability or functionality of these hormones are still off - with higher testosterone and lower estrogen bioavailability. This may explain the underdeveloped breasts. Take care! Http://www. M.Webmd. Com/women/tc/polycystic-ovary-syndrome-pcos-topic-overview? Page=1. ...Read more

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What is it when a males breast seems to be missing tissue or fat and it look as if its sunken in and underdeveloped?

What is it when a males breast seems to be missing tissue or fat and it look as if its sunken in and underdeveloped?

? Poland sequence?: There is a condition called poland sequence where the pectoral muscles on one side are poorly developed. It is more common in males & more common on the right side. It is thought to reflect poor blood flow to the developing muscle during fetal development. ...Read more

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Is there a natural way to increase breast size if yu are 22 years old and underdeveloped?

No: There is no safe/effective medication, cream, herbs, or nonsurgical method to significantly increase breast size. Be careful about believing heavily marketed “miracles" that you will undoubtedly read/hear about. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Am 21 still hv irregular period and leucorrhea are they related? Hv very underdeveloped breasts. Is there any solution

Am 21 still hv irregular period and leucorrhea are they related? Hv very underdeveloped breasts. Is there any solution

Harmonal evaluation: The possibility of harmonal imbalance needs to be addressed, especially because of underdeveloped breast. The evaluation is more needed if there's a problem with conceiving. Thyroid and pituitary-ovarian axis should be evaluated. Gynecology and endocrine work up is recommended. ...Read more

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Does secondary amenorrhea cause a stunt in breast growth? I'm 16. I noticed my breast seems to be underdeveloped and haven't grown since I was 12.

Does secondary amenorrhea cause a stunt in breast growth? I'm 16. I noticed my breast seems to be underdeveloped and haven't grown since I was 12.

Depends on cause: If the secondary amenorrhea is caused by a process that interferes with estrogen production, then it could be related to the symptoms you describe. The best way to find out is to have an evaluation of the cause for your amenorrhea with either a gynecologist or endocrinologist. ...Read more

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I am 21 still irregular periods and leucorrhea are they related to each other and have very underdeveloped breasts any solution?

3 problems: 1. A doctor needs to confirm leukorrhea by excluding all possible infections. 2. Irregular period can be evaluated by hormone testing 3. The breast issue is more complex. It could be normal or ould be related to the hormonal imbalance causing your irregualr cycles. Schedule a visit with an obgyn to sort this complex issue out. ...Read more

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How does milk form in women's breasts.?

How does milk form in women's breasts.?

Lactinferous ducts: The breast contains "milk producing tissue" (lactineferous ducts) that when stimulated by the hormone prolactin, like cows and other mammals make milk. That is the "udder" truth! . ...Read more

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Do only women get milk in their breasts?

Do only women get milk in their breasts?

Both genders: While this is very rare, men can get milk in their breasts, too. This is a situation that needs to be evaluated by a doctor. ...Read more

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What's the perfect size breasts for a woman?

What's the perfect size breasts for a woman?

Subjective: For you or for your sig other? Don' t waste your time to please your partner. It's more important to know what you want. Living a life to please others won't make you secure or happy. ...Read more

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Why are females self conscious about breasts?

Why are females self conscious about breasts?

Self assurance: This is not true for all women. It has to do with how women view their body and their acceptance of their body shape. We are not all built the same and should love what we are given.....Or find a good plastic surgeon to make the changes desired. :). ...Read more

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Do women with smaller breasts produce less milk?

Do women with smaller breasts produce less milk?

No: Some of my most successful breastfeeding moms would be classified by some as least likely to suceed if judged by their breast size. One has contributed to the local bank for premi's since her she makes far more than her healty newborn can drink. Motivation, diet and patience will go a long way toward success in this area. (along with a good lactation coach). ...Read more

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Is it common for women to have asymmetric breasts?

Is it common for women to have asymmetric breasts?

Yes: Human being are very commonly asymmetric. If you take your facial picture, split it in the middle and than duplicate each half into a full face, you will not recognize youself. Breast asymmetry goes from mild to full blown poland syndrome where one breast might be missing. Surgery can help in achieving symmetry with implants, breast reduction or breast lift ...Read more

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Do women with larger breasts need to eat more food?

Do women with larger breasts need to eat more food?

No.: Breast tissue is predominantly fat which has a low metabolic rate. No special diet, other than a healthy one is necessary. And larger breast are also associated with a tendency toward metabolic syndrome. So eat what is appropriate so you do not put on weight. Exercise too! ...Read more

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How many girls or women have different sized breasts?

How many girls or women have different sized breasts?

Breast asymmetry: Occurs in over 90% of women. Think of the breasts as "sisters", not "identical twins"! ...Read more

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Any insights on when do women's breasts stop growing?

Any insights on when do women's breasts stop growing?

There is no specific: Time. The breasts enlarge naturally with weight gain, puberty, pregnancy and breast-feeding. Some oral contraceptives can be associated with increase in breast size in some women (sometimes). ...Read more

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Can guys explain their fascination with female breasts?

Can guys explain their fascination with female breasts?

Why?: Why does the sun go on shining?
Why does the sea rush to shore?

This is a loaded question. Unable to answer in 400 limited characters. ...Read more

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As a woman could I developed fibromyalgia in my breasts?

As a woman could I developed fibromyalgia in my breasts?

Negative: According to current concepts, fibromyalgia is a systemic illness. It is not organ specific nor can it occur over an isolated segment or region of the body. You either have the process or you don't. If you are having isolated breast tenderness for unexplained reasons upon touching or manipulation then, that is not fibromyalgia but rather would be referred to as "mastitis" until better defined. ...Read more

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Do women with smaller breasts have lower estrogen levels?

Do women with smaller breasts have lower estrogen levels?

No.: Estrogen levels are the same. Breast size is determined much more by genetics and even more so by surgery. ...Read more

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Is it possible for a virgin woman's breasts to produce milk?

Is it possible for a virgin woman's breasts to produce milk?

It could occur: As a side effect of certain medications or with specific tumors. Galactorrhea. ...Read more

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Is it better for a women to have big breasts when nursing a baby?

Is it better for a women to have big breasts when nursing a baby?

No.: In non-lactating women, breast size is almost entirely determined by amount of fat in the breast. Pregnancy causes rapid growth of the breast itself, and readies it for lactation. ...Read more

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In my family all the women have fairly good size breasts, shouldn't i?

In my family all the women have fairly good size breasts, shouldn't i?

Maybe or maybe not!: There are genetics here! If you are high waisted with slender extremities, and are an ""apple, " then yes. If you have heavier arms and legs, and are "low" waisted-then no. Look at your parents and grandparents. ...Read more

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How probable is it that a woman's breasts will grow during perimenopause?

How probable is it that a woman's breasts will grow during perimenopause?

Not likely: Unless you are receiving estrogen supplementation or have an elevated prolactin level due to some other medical problem. ...Read more

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If I am now an 18 year old woman, and I don't have breasts. What can I do?

If I am now an 18 year old woman, and I don't have breasts. What can I do?

Talk to MD: Some females have a delayed puberty and as such can have delayed breast development. Your physician should be able to help you determine if you are developing normally or not. Good luck. ...Read more