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What causes lumps on the underarms during pregnancy?

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Dr. Manisha Jain


Practicing since :2007

Answered : 5136 Questions

Posted on Wed, 24 Aug 2016 in Women's Health
Question: Developed underarms lumps during pregnancy. Post pregnancy it becomes very large and bulky.
1. What could be the reason.
2. To whom i need to visit ?
3. Is it normal or something serious ?
4. What is the remedy?
Answered by Dr. Manisha Jain 56 minutes later
Brief Answer:
Axillary extension of breast tissue

Detailed Answer:
Hello and welcome to Health Care.Magic Forum. Thanks for trusting is with your health query.I have gone through your query and understand your concerns completely.
It is common to have these lumps which are basically extension of breast tissue only.
Nothing to worry and just take care you feed your baby at regular intervals and avoid engorgement of breasts with milk.
In case painful and unbearable then visit your gynecologist OR general surgeon for examination as it can at times get infected also.
Dr Manisha
Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Nagamani Ng
Follow up: Dr. Manisha Jain 3 days later
Thanks for the clarification.
Answered by Dr. Manisha Jain 2 hours later
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Detailed Answer:
Welcome dear
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