TEENAGE BREAST QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS
Breast disorders occurring in paediatric patients range from congenital conditions to neonatal infections and from benign disorders such as fibroadenomas to cysts. As a mother herself, Miss Mullan is particularly sensitive to girls going through puberty at this time, and she has found that teenage girls particularly like to be seen by a female doctor.
Women’s breasts come in many shapes and sizes. There is no perfect shape or size for breasts. Normal breasts can be large or small, smooth or lumpy, and light or dark. Your breasts will change throughout your adult life.
Your breasts start growing when you begin puberty. During puberty the hormone levels in your body change. This causes your breasts to develop and your periods to start. Many factors affect when you are going to begin puberty and develop breasts, including heredity (the way certain characteristics are passed down from generation to generation), weight, exercise, nutrition, stress, and chronic illnesses.
NORMAL BREAST DEVELOPMENT
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