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Breast enlargement

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Breast enlargement is the enlargement of the breasts. It may occur naturally as in mammoplasia or may occur artificially through active intervention. Many women regard their breasts, which are female secondary sex characteristics, as important to their sexual attractiveness, as a sign of femininity that is important to their sense of self. Due to this, when a woman considers her breasts deficient in some respect, she might choose to engage in some activity intended to enhance them.[1]

Actual and potential methods to achieve larger breasts include:

Ineffective methods to achieve larger breasts include:

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  3. ^ R.E. Mansel; Oystein Fodstad; Wen G. Jiang (14 June 2007). Metastasis of Breast Cancer. Springer Science & Business Media. pp. 217–. ISBN 978-1-4020-5866-0.
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  6. ^ Small, KS; Hedman, AK; Grundberg, E; et al. (June 2011). "Identification of an imprinted master trans regulator at the KLF14 locus related to multiple metabolic phenotypes". Nat. Genet. 43 (6): 561–4. doi:10.1038/ng.833. PMC 3192952. PMID 21572415.
  7. ^ Schlenz, Ingrid; Kaider, Alexandra (2007). "The Brava External Tissue Expander: Is Breast Enlargement without Surgery a Reality?". Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. 120 (6): 1680–1689. doi:10.1097/01.prs.0000267637.43207.19. ISSN 0032-1052. PMID 18040206. S2CID 45740913.