Tag: breast health
My left boob is a lot bigger than my right. It looks weird. Is that normal? Will it even out?Updated 9 September 2022 under Ask Us.
Thank you for your question! Yes, this is totally normal. Breast/chest tissue takes around 3-5 years to develop from the first time you notice growth. During those years, it’s common […]Read more »
I have a lump in my left breast on the outside edge near my armpit. It’s the size of a marble but feels kind of like a ball of string and hurts slightly to touch. It’s been there a few months and gets worse with my period. Should I be concerned?Updated 5 August 2022 under Ask Us.
Thank you so much for sharing this with us. If you are concerned about a lump or other change in the way your breasts feel, and especially if you are […]Read more »
When I squeeze my left breast, there is discharge that is the color of honey. It’s painful and sticky. I’m currently on my period. What could this be?Updated 13 April 2021 under Ask Us.
Great question! Sometimes nipple discharge can get a bad rap, but it doesn’t always mean something is wrong. Young women can experience nipple discharge, even if they are not pregnant […]Read more »
I’ve had a red rash half way down my breasts. It’s not itchy but sometimes I get little spots on my breast too. Is this normal?Updated 10 June 2020 under Ask Us.
Thank you for your question. A rash is a tricky thing to diagnose (find the cause) because there can be many different reasons why it’s occurring. Talk to your health […]Read more »
I recently found out that I have MRKH (Mayer Rokitansky Kuster Hauser Syndrome) and I was curious, can MRKH affect breast development?Updated 15 April 2020 under Ask Us.
Thank you for your question. MRKH (Mayer Rokitansky Kuster Hauser Syndrome) is a congenital (occurs during fetal development) problem that affects the female reproductive tract. One in 5,000 females is […]Read more »
Is it normal that I don’t have a nipple on one side?Updated 31 March 2020 under Ask Us.
Great question. It’s important for girls to know that no two breasts are exactly the same! Women’s breast and their nipples come in different shapes, sizes, and colors. Girls can […]Read more »
A little amount of fluid comes out of my nipples when being squeezed. Is this normal?Updated 13 November 2019 under Ask Us.
Thank you for your question. White milky fluid from your nipples/breasts can result from taking certain medicines for birth control or mood problems, from being pregnant, or recently being pregnant. […]Read more »
For the past week and a half, maybe longer, I’ve been having breast pain. It’s a pain that only hurts when pressure is applied. Whether that be from sleeping on my side, pushing on it, or wearing a bra. It’s only in one spot, on the side and bottom?Updated 29 May 2019 under Ask Us.
It is common for women to have “mastalgia” (sore or tender breasts) the week before their period. The symptoms may be caused by a rise in the hormones, estrogen and progesterone. Breast discomfort can continue during […]Read more »
One of my nipples is itchy a lot, and has discharge but the other is fine. What’s wrong with me?Updated 18 January 2019 under Ask Us.
Thanks for your question. Itching is usually caused by dry skin, eczema or irritation from clothing such as your bra. Discharge from your nipple is not typical unless you are […]Read more »
I’m 15 and my breast size is not getting bigger. But most of my class friends have. What can I do?Updated 11 May 2018 under Ask Us.
Heredity, (the way certain features such as eye color are passed down from generation to generation), is the most important factor in determining what the size and shape of your […]Read more »