Breasts are made up of four main tissue structures: fat tissue, milk ducts, glands, and connective tissue. The fat (adipose) tissue is subject to fluctuations in fluid.
Sore or sensitive breasts are a common issue for many men and women. In the first weeks of pregnancy, you may notice your breasts are swollen and tender.
Swelling of the breast can occur as a response to infections or other causes of fluid buildup in the breast tissue. Less commonly, breast cancers can cause breast swelling, particularly the type of breast cancer known as inflammatory breast cancer. Infections are another cause of.
Fibrocystic breast changes can cause one or both breasts to become lumpy, tender, and swollen. This is due to a buildup of fluid-filled cysts.