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Breast engorgement

Engorgement is when your breasts are overfull with milk and fluids. It is usually temporary and will lessen to adjust to your baby's needs.

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Breast uplift

A breast uplift is an operation to improve the shape of your breasts. For some individuals, a breast reduction or augmentation may be more suitable.

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Breast augmentation (breast implants)

Women may have breast implant surgery for cosmetic or medical reasons. Learn about breast implants and some questions to ask your doctor.

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Breast cancer

Breast cancer often shows as a lump in the breast tissue, although most breast lumps are not cancerous. If detected early on, recovery is more likely.

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Breast reduction

A breast reduction is an operation to maintain a natural shape of your breasts and imrpve symmetry with breast cancer surgery. You should consider the options carefully and have realistic expectations about the results.

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Breast diseases

There are many different types of breast diseases, including infections, cysts and growths. Learn more about common breast diseases here.

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Breast checks to detect breast cancer

Your risk of developing breast cancer increases with age. Here’s how to recognise symptoms and detect it early.

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Metastatic breast cancer

Metastatic breast cancer is breast cancer that has spread to other parts of your body. Treatment cannot cure it, but targets the symptoms.

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Breast reconstruction with an implant or tissue expander

A breast reconstruction with a breast implant or tissue expander is an operation to recreate a breast shape. You should consider the options carefully and have realistic expectations about the results.

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Living with breast cancer

A breast cancer diagnosis can have a physical, emotional and practical impact on your life. Learn how to deal with the challenges of living with breast cancer.

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