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Breast Disorders

Breast disorders encompass a wide range of conditions that affect the breasts. This can include benign conditions like fibrocystic breast changes, breast pain (mastalgia), benign breast tumors (such as fibroadenomas), and potentially more serious conditions like breast cancer. Regular breast self-examinations and mammograms are important for early detection and treatment.

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After an abortion, why do my breasts differ in size?

Query: Hello doctor, I had an abortion five weeks ago and I noticed that my breasts have been returning to their normal size. But, one of my breasts has become significantly larger than my other breast. Should I be concerned? Should I see a gynecologist?  Read Full »

Dr. Mavani Jimesh Himatbhai

Answer: Hello, Welcome to If, like you said, one of your breasts is significantly larger than the other, then definitely you should consult a gynecologist for a clinical examination and if required, get a sonography, mammography and also some blood tests like prolactin level done. Generally, ...  Read Full »

I have depigmentation under breast. Kindly help.

Query: Hello doctor, I have depigmentation under my breast. I am taking tablet Amlodipine for blood pressure. Kindly help. Regards.  Read Full »

Dr. Dhepe Snehal Madhav

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Thanks for writing in, and I understand your concern. I need some more information for the proper assessment. Are you diabetic? Do you have any history of fungal infection? Do you have excessive sweating? Do you have any history of atopy or allergies? Do you wear a tigh...  Read Full »

I have lumps in my breast. Could it be breast cancer?

Query: Hello doctor,I am a 20-year-old female who is 5 feet 2 inches tall, weighing 143.3 pounds, and I am concerned about lumps in both of my breasts. I have had these firm lumps since I started developing breasts, and they are almost symmetrical on both breasts. There are multiple internal lumps and two ...  Read Full »

Dr. Vandana Andrews

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I read your query and can understand your concern. As a medical student, you are understandably concerned about the lumps in your breasts. However, it is essential to remember that breast lumps are common, and not all of them are cancerous. Most breast lumps turn out t...  Read Full »

I have swelling above my right breast and armpit. Why?

Query: Hello doctor, I have noticed that the area above my right breast and beside my armpit is swollen. It came down a little once but stayed consistent for the past two months. It feels stiff when I press it but there are no lumps or pain. Also, I am currently taking Lamotrigine. Kindly help.  Read Full »

Dr. Nisha Marhatta

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Thank you for your query. I reviewed your query and I want you to answer a few questions. Do you have children? Are you lactating currently? Have you done any imaging study for this lump, like an ultrasound? Kindly revert. Thank you.  Read Full »

How to increase breast size without side effects?

Query: Hi doctor, I am 24 years old but my breast size is small. Could you please suggest any medicine to increase my breast size without side effects?  Read Full »

Dr. Purushottam Sah

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I have read and understood your problem. Small breasts may be due to hormonal imbalance, genetics, poor nutrition, thyroid hormone problem. Take diet containing fats and soy products. Massage breast from below upwards and from side inwards using some coconut oil. Change y...  Read Full »

There is increase in breast size after sexual intercourse. Does it mean pregnancy?

Query: Hello doctor, I had protected sex with my fiancee a month back. She had her periods till three days before the intercourse. We used protection but I still want to rule out any chance of her getting pregnant as I may have left a drop of semen inside her but chances are less. She complained about a l...  Read Full »

Dr. Sameer Kumar

Answer: Hello, Welcome to She is unlikely to be pregnant as she was in her safe period, day 7 of her cycle when ovulation has still not occurred, so no chances of pregnancy even if there would have been an ejaculation. You may conclusively rule out pregnancy as on date with a serum beta hCG t...  Read Full »

Do swollen breast, purple and sensitive nipple indicate cyclic mastalgia?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 28-year-old woman, and I am experiencing swollen and larger breasts and an enlarged, swollen, and purple nipple on my right side. I have had sensitive nipples for at least a month. Would you please give your opinion? Thank you.  Read Full »

Dr. Poonguzhali Liston

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I understand your concern. Kindly let me know the following things. Is this the first time you have observed this pain? Is it related to your menstrual cycle? Do you have any nipple discharge? If sexually active, have you missed a period? Have you checked whether you...  Read Full »

What can I do to increase my breast size and remove blackishness from private parts?

Query: Hi doctor,I want my breast to become big and bouncy and remove blackishness from part of the vagina and buttock. I also want my skin to be shiny. Kindly help.  Read Full »

Dr. Muhammad Zubayer Alam

Answer: Hi,Welcome to understand your concern. First of all, without seeing the size, shape, or discoloration of the mentioned parts of your body, it is tough to suggest anything. Similarly, without knowing the exact causes of blackishness or discoloration on some parts of the vagina and butto...  Read Full »

I have had breast soreness that has left me with red rashes and bruises, and I am concerned about it. What could be done?

Query: Hello doctor, I am actually scared right now. Last night, I noticed that my breasts were extremely sore. I looked in the mirror and realized I have a few small bruises on both breasts. I also noticed a red spot, similar to a rash, but it is not raised, itchy, or bothering me at all. I figured it mig...  Read Full »

Dr. Neha Rathod

Answer: Hi, Welcome to If it is due to your periods, then this soreness and discomfort are not a problem. This could be because of hormonal changes and nothing else. Also, get a urine pregnancy test done with an early morning urine sample to ensure that you are not pregnant. Usually, these sy...  Read Full »

I have a persistent lump in my right breast which neither increases in size nor cause any problems. Should I be worried?

Query: Hello doctor,I have a lump in my right breast and I got it checked a few years back. The doctor reassured me saying that there were no issues. I had a routine checkup for two years and then I stopped going. Recently, my mom wants me to go get my breasts checked again. I am a 30-year-old woman and I ...  Read Full »

Dr. Sanap Sneha Umrao

Answer: Hello, Welcome to With passion, commitment, and experience, I hope I will be able to provide you with a top-class medical opinion. You should perform regular self-examination of your breast, and check for lumps, discoloration, and any discharge, and also compare both breasts. A small lu...  Read Full »

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