SOME MYTHS OF BREAST – DR. OMOKHEFE PRECIOUS.

The importance of the breast cannot be overemphasized, and when a girl start growing breast it is a sign of puberty.

As such when these sets of beauty becomes mature, it is important that you must examine them yourself monthly, before taking your bath; look at the mirror and graciously examine them. If you are married, you can allow your husband examine them for you, men are good at taking notes of changes.

The normal confusing findings that could be
BREAST ASYMMETRY:

More than half of the women in the world have one breast bigger than the other, mostly the right breast is bigger than the other, it is no cause of alarm. Legends has it that during hormonal interplay during breast development, some breast tissues are more responsive to others. Secondly, some researchers believed blood flow to the larger breast is more than the smaller one. Asymmetry is not peculiar only to the breast, but the kidneys, testicles, even the muscular walls of the ventricles and the right bronchus of the lungs.

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THE SIZE OF THE BREAST:

Average size of the breast is within 36B, as from 45D is usually large but still medically okay. However, some ladies have breast hypertrophy (very enlarged breast), this set of women will benefit from breast reduction surgery to reduce the loads placed on the shoulders.

The size of breast is never an indication of how much milk that will be produced.

NIPPLES COLOUR AND SIZES:
The nipple is a very sensitive structure, as such, attention must be placed on them. Some nipples are inverted nipples with a dimple in the middle of it, there is no cause for alarm, these usually resolve during breast feeding, nipples comes in various colour and sizes.

Once your nipple changes colour from its usual colour, becomes itching and seldom brings out discharge either bloody, greenish do not delay, see a doctor.

THE AREOLA:

This is that dark part of the breast that gets darker when you become pregnant. It contains some structures that looks like rashes that becomes more visible during pregnancy, they are called tubercles of Montgomery. The importance cannot be overemphasized, as they aid in lubricating the nipples, fighting germs and preventing nipple cracks.

SAG BREASTS:

It is normal for the breast to sag, it is anatomical, and excessive sex is not the reason for sagged breast. Once the ligaments of Cooper’s becomes weaker, due to gravity the breast nipples falls below the 4th intercostal lines.

~~~~~To be continued~~~~~~

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