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Iam asking this since I have large breasts. how can I decrease their size? - Asked by i a on 18-Oct-2014 23:30:59

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  • Answered by Dr. on 19-Oct-2014 13:38:03

    Hi,

    Commonly breast cancer can be prevented by self examination. If there are any lumps in breast or arm pit one gets mammogram and biopsy done to rule out cancer. If lump is present and is growing recently or pain present also indicator of cancer. There is no safe way of decreasing breast size than surgery.


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    Answered by Dr. Srividya Venigalla on 22-Oct-2014 11:24:27

    Breast reduction surgeries are offered at certain places. You will have to consult with plastic surgeon to discuss about this and see if you are a good candidate. 

    havig large breasts does not risk of breast cancer - the only problem will be finding it early .

    If you find a lump or concenred a mammogram can help you.

    Usually mammogram are recommended above the age of 50.

     


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