Breast Hypertrophy Treatment, Causes, and Symptoms

  1. Breast Hypertrophy Treatment in Lahore and Causes

Breast hypertrophy is a rare condition that causes excessive growth of the female breasts. Only a couple hundred cases have been reported in medical science.

The exact cause of breast hypertrophy is unknown. The condition can occur randomly for which you may need breast hypertrophy treatment, but it has also been seen to occur during puberty, pregnancy, or after taking certain medications and it does not occur in men.

Breast growth in females occurs over the course of a few years, but there have been some cases of breast hypertrophy where a women breast grew three or more cup sizes within a few days. Other symptoms include breast pain, posture issues, infections, and back pain.

While breast hypertrophy treatment is considered a benign condition, it can be physically disabling if not treated. In some of the cases, the condition resolves on its own, but many women with breast hypertrophy will need to have breast reduction treatment.

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What are the symptoms of breast hypertrophy?

The main symptom of breast hypertrophy is an excessive overgrowth of breast tissue in one breast or both breasts. The growth may occur slowly over a period of a few years. In some women, breast hypertrophy occurs rapidly over the course of just a few days or weeks.

There is no research center-accepted definition for the amount of growth. Many researchers explain that breast hypertrophy is a breast enlargement that requires a reduction of 1,000 to 2,000 per breast for which you may seek breast hypertrophy treatment.

Other symptoms of breast hypertrophy include:

  • Breast pain
  • Pain in the shoulder, back, and neck
  • Redness, itchiness, and warmth on or under the breasts.
  • Infections or abscesses
  • Loss of nipple sensation
  • Pain and posture problems are mostly caused by the excess weight of the breasts.

Causes of breast hypertrophy

The exact causes of breast hypertrophy that occur in the body are not well understood. Genetics and increased sensitivity to female hormones, like prolactin or estrogen, are thought to play a role in breast enlargement.

  • Breast hypertrophy has been associated with:
  • Pregnancy
  • Puberty
  • Certain medication

Types of breast hypertrophy

Breast hypertrophy can be divided into several sub-types. The sub-types are related to the event that may have triggered the condition.

  • Type for which you may need breast hypertrophy treatment are:
  • Gestational or pregnancy-induced breast hypertrophy
  • Puberty-induced or juvenile hypertrophy
  • Medication- or drug-induced hypertrophy
  • Idiopathic hypertrophy

Treatment for breast hypertrophy

There is a standard breast hypertrophy treatment at Zhongba hospital in Lahore. The conditions are mostly treated on a case-by-case basis. Breast hypertrophy treatment is first aimed at treating any infection, ulcers, pain and other complications, for example, antibiotics, warm dressing, and over-the-counter pain medications might be recommended.

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