Facebook Pixel
EmpowHER Guest

will a harsh hit on the breast stop it from growing?

By Anonymous August 15, 2017 - 3:07pm
Rate This

Some years back. I got hit with an umbrella on my right breast. Now it's way smaller than the left. I don't even know if the left. It doesn't hurt me though. But I want to know if the reason it's not growing is because of the hit.

Add a Comment1 Comments


Hello Anonymous,

Welcome to EmpowHER.

Very few women have completely symmetrical breasts. It is common for one breast to be slightly larger than the other.

According to Arpana M.Naik, M.D. ,"No one really knows what causes breasts to develop differently from one another, but possible contributors include hormonal changes or traumatic injuries. For instance, one report in the medical literature describes two cases of breast asymmetry that developed as the result of injuries the girls received to their "breast bud" area during gymnastics when they were 10 and 11."


August 16, 2017 - 5:28am
Enter the characters shown in the image.
By submitting this form, you agree to EmpowHER's terms of service and privacy policy
Add a Comment

All user-generated information on this site is the opinion of its author only and is not a substitute for medical advice or treatment for any medical conditions. Members and guests are responsible for their own posts and the potential consequences of those posts detailed in our Terms of Service.

Breast Conditions

Get Email Updates

Breast Conditions Guide

HERWriter Guide

Have a question? We're here to help. Ask the Community.


Health Newsletter

Receive the latest and greatest in women's health and wellness from EmpowHER - for free!