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Asymmetric Breasts

Side view showing Asymmetric Breasts

It’s widely accepted that few women on the planet can boast a pair of identically sized breasts. In fact, slight asymmetry is considered the norm. However, while this anatomical nuance is of little concern to the majority of women, there are some for whom the size difference is so pronounced that it impacts heavily on their body image and can seriously affect their self-esteem. The term ‘Asymmetric Breasts’ usually refers to breasts that differ in size by at least one cup size, which may become noticeable during puberty as the breast tissue starts to develop. Subsequently, as the years progress, the asymmetry may become more obvious to the point were it is unflattering and even embarrassing for a woman. However, asymmetric breasts can be easily rectified thanks to the latest advances in cosmetic surgery, where the breasts can be corrected by either enlarging the smaller one with implants or reducing the larger one.

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I feel alot better reading this article because I too have a noticable diffrence. I have a bit of fat on me but also have tiny unidenticle breasts which makes me feel ashamed. I have waited 6 years to see if my other breast would grow but its more hideous than ever. Im wearing uncomfortable bras because I dont want to buy ones that fit my bigger breast because my other is like putting a bra on man. As I say to my mum I am a woman with moobs!! Im disgusting and feel painful hatred for myself now. I suffer from depression and it is a very big contrabuting factor. My mum says thers no point in me seeing a doctor cause all they can do is surgery which im too scared to do and do not have the money anyway. Implants r unnatural looking and will make me more self conscious. I read about a method where they can take fat from somewhere on my body n get it transferd to my breast which would make it more natural. But my money and fears still havent changed at this point. All I know is I make myself sick to see them in the mirror.





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I'm 19 and have had on breast larger than the other since puberty. its really difficult being confident when you have this flaw you are constantly trying to conceal. luckily my boyfriend loves be regardless but we would both like it if I were comfortable in my skin and I feel that to achieve this I will someday need a reduction, once I've saved up for it. the hardest part I feel is going swimming because it really reduces the options for what you can wear and i know I'm always worried that someone will notice or my swim suit will fall or come off





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I'm 20 years. Old and my right boob is a lot smaller then my left and realy lowers my self esteem and my sex life has gone right down hill over me being embarresed about my boobs everytime I have sex with my husband I have to were my bra it tearing us apart because over the way I feel about my boobs I would realy like a boob job done it would make my life and my sex life much better but I don't have the money for a boob job :( is there any other way I can get help





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I'm 14 and one of my boobs are a c cup and the other is an a cup it's noticeable through most t-shirts so I have to use tissue to even them out, I don't no if they will ever even out and it's taking a huge tole on my self esteem! My self esteem is already pretty low due to my weight, I feel like nothing is going right with my body. Will they even out naturally ? I'd this normal? If they do even out naturally how do I speed up the process?





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I'm 18 and one of my breasts is a D cup and the other is an A or B cup so I get where you are coming from. You shouldn't worry about it now. You're breasts will keep on growing until you're 18 or in your 20s, and even after that they will keep on changing, so they may even out or one may stay smaller. Really the only option to even them out once they are done growing is to get cosmetic surgery. As for trying to speed up the process there is no way to. For now you just have to bear with it and see how they grow.

I'm 16 and already have one breast significantly larger than the other by at leat 2 cup sizes.It Is really effecting my self confidence and find it hard to wear certain clothes. Is there anything I can do at such a young age??





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I have noticed a couple weeks ago that my left breast is about a cup size larger than my right breast. They always seemed about the same size. Is this anything to worry about?





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I am 19 and my left breast is at least one cupbsize bigger than the right. Usually I wear a B cup bra because that is the size of my smaller breast but I think my bigger breast has been growing because it has started to noticeably spill over quite a bit out of the cup while the smaller one fits perfectly. I really don't want to do surgery because someday I want to breastfeed my children. I guess I will have to buy a C or D cup bra to fit the bigger breast and stuff the smaller one. :(





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I had odd breast from a teenager, one a size a the other a size c u had implants 16 years ago, and have been more confident since. I was on z waiting list for a reduction ( anything to make them even) but op was cancelled so went with implants as have always been a chunky girl. My advice go for what is right for you





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I really hate my boobs, I sleep with a bra on all the time and my partner hates this! I have really small boobs and I have no confidence with them at all! Also one is noticeably bigger than the other which just makes me feel worse! I'm constantly covering them up and wearing bras with tons of padding but it don't make me feel any better! I really want to have a boob job but can't afford it, I don't want them huge, I want them a nice size but also want them both the same size, I'm in my mid 20's and this is really knocking my confidence :( please help!!





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My right breast is so much bigger than the other and I feel really self conscious about it. It sags more, weighs more and is just so much bigger. I'm only 15 so there is still time for them to grow but I just feel so self conscious about it. Will they even out? Or will they just be like that forever? I know it's normal to have a difference in size but I think my difference is more than 2 cup sizes :( please help?





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