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breasts..may call truly flat chested..family doctor..endocrinologist

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Hi I'm 22 years of age and of asian decent and I have some concerns regarding my breasts. I am what you may call truly flat chested. Recently I went to my family doctor and asked for a referral to see an endocrinologist to check my hormone levels to see if i have some deficiency that prevented my breasts from developing. However, he totally dismissed my concerns! He told me that if I'm having my periods, then my hormones are fine. Is that true? My periods are very very short. They last only one day, maximum two days. I just wanted to know....if you have regular periods is that an indication that your hormones levels are correct? Attached is a picture of my breasts. Do you think they could be hypoplastic?
Submitted: 11 years ago.
Category: Health
Expert:  Mi Linda Luz replied 11 years ago.
No, this is not true. In fact many woman are misdiagnosed because they have regular monthly cycles. You need to see a gynocologist not a family doctor. A gynocologist specializes in the way womans bodies work. Make a list of questions before you go, to ask the doctor for as many details as you need. Tell him that your periods are extremely short and tell him any other symptoms you may or may not have, like, cramping during, before or after your period. Mood swings, and bring any family history you can dig up about your mom, sisters and even your grandma if possible. Always remember, if a physician dismisses your concerns you always have the right to see someone else. Here's an example, the actress Fran Drescher went to 20 Different Specialist until finally the last one took her seriously and she had cancer! Never put your life in someone elses hands, you are the one living in that body you should know if something doesn't feel or look right. Fight for your health my dear. Sincerely, XXXXX XXXXX Luz   P.S. There are many asian doctors you can choose from, that also might help:)

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