Therefore, these 12 changes must not be ignored:
A sharp growth of breasts in size
- You are gaining weight. Every extra pound directly affects breast augmentation.
- It is a PMS or a reaction to a new type of contraceptive. The last option is pregnancy.
Sharp reduction of breast size
- It may mean that you have lost weight. Breasts are full of fat, and loss of weight reduces their size.
- You can be in a period of ovulation, so it can be due to hormonal changes.
One breast is larger than the other
- This is a common occurrence in any woman, but is especially apparent during PMS.
- It can be a symptom of breast cancer. Any abnormal tissue changes and alterations of the shape of the breast should be an alarm to visit the doctor.
Irritation of the skin under the breasts
- Allergic reaction to material, fabric color or wires, which are often found in bras.
- It may indicate an inflammation of the skin, which is common in women with large breasts. Friction combined with sweat creates irritation.
Lumps in the breast halo
- Natural change in nipple. The role of breasts is milk production, and small lumps are in fact the endings of glands. During the menstrual cycle they can become quite pronounced.
One larger lump of the breast halo
- It can be a breast cyst. Cysts are usually not dangerous, but you must control them.
- It may indicate tumor. Changes inside the breast, especially those that can be seen with the naked eye, should immediately be reported to the gynecologist.
Hairs on thenipples
- It may be a reaction to certain cosmetics or drugs containing male hormones.
- May indicate polycystic ovary syndrome. Other symptoms apart from hairs, are frequent acne and irregular menstruation.
- Indicates the allergic reaction to a shower lotion, body milk or a fabric. Wash new bras before the first use to prevent such an occurrence.
- May appear before the menstrual cycle. Sometimes hormonal changes cause itching.
- May refer to cancer of the nipples. Although it is rare, if combined with breast discharge, it is alarming.
White discharge from the nipple
- It can be caused by physical stimulation, unrelated to pregnancy.
- It could be a reaction to some medication. It is not dangerous, but it is a side effect that should be controlled.
Red discharge from the nipple
- Indicates a benign tumor that may occur in the milk ducts of the breast. You must consult your doctor.
A lump on the breast tissue
- It is a sign of dilated milk ducts, and often occurs due to changes before menstruation or stress.
- May indicate a cyst or tumor. If the changes become more pronounced, it is mandatory to visit a doctor.
Big lump in any part of the breast
- It may indicate a cyst. If the lump is round and you feel it when it moves when you press, it is probably a benign cyst. Usually, it is about 1 centimeter in size.
- It may be a sign of breast cancer. Therefore this change should not be ignored. If you can feel a lump under your fingers that does not change nor move, it is obligatory to visit a doctor.