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Everything on the left side of body is larger than the right

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Everything on the left side of my body is larger than the right?

Everything from my eyes, to my breasts (an entire cup size), bum, feet and even thighs are larger on the left side of my body, and quite noticeably, my friends have pointed it out multiple times. I read that usually your "dominant side" will be larger but I am right handed.. I'm 16 so I guess I still have time to grow into myself but it just seems unnatural and its very embarrassing.
If you know anything about this and could tell me if its normal/ give me some advice that would be great!


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replied May 15th, 2014
Womens Conditions Answer A47255
Hi, and thanks for your query on eHealth forum!

If you perceive one half of body larger than the other and it is actually not really noticeably disproportionate, then this could be due to a psychological diroedr called dysmorphia.

However, if really there is appreciable difference in size of the two halves of the body then it is called hemihyperplasia or hemihypertrophy. In this one half of the body grows at a faster pace than the other half. This is thought to occur due to a gene mutation.

Since a confirmed diagnosis cannot be given on net please consult your doctor regarding this. Hope this helps. Take care!


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