Breast Hypertrophy Treatment
Breast hypertrophy is a rare condition that causes excessive growth of the female breasts. Only a couple hundred cases have been reported in the 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 talking certain medications and it does not occur in men.
The breast growth in females occur 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 for the 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.
Breast hypertrophy also goes by other names, including gigantomastia and macromastia.
Breast Hypertrophy Symptoms
The main symptoms of breast hypertrophy is an excessive overgrowth of breast tissue in one breast or both breast. The growth may occur slowly over a period of a few years. In come women, the 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 researcher explain that breast hypertrophy as a breast enlargements that requires 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.
- Poor posture
- Infections or abscesses
- Loss of nipple sensation
- The pain and posture problems are mostly caused by the excess weight of the breasts.
Breast Hypertrophy Causes
The exact causes of breast hypertrophy occurs in the body is not well understood. Genetics and an increased sensitivity to female’s hormones, like prolactin or estrogen, are thought play a role in breast enlargement.
- Breast hypertrophy has been associated with:
- Certain medication
- Certain autoimmune conditions
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
Breast Hypertrophy Treatment
There is a standard breast hypertrophy treatment at Zaib hospital in Lahore. The conditions is 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, over-the-counter pain medications might be recommended.
Pregnancy-induced breast hypertrophy might go away on its own after giving birth. However , in most of the cases and condition Traditional Chinese herbal medicines are used to reduce the size of the breast.