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sternum pain after breast augmentation

A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Whiting
26 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Probably not: Most insurance plans don't cover breast augmentation. For the specifics of your coverage, call your insurance company. Best wishes!
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Savage
29 years experience in Thoracic Surgery
YES: Breast augmentation is major surgery and requires a general anesthetic. These risks are low, but it is not recommended to accept them for a cosmetic ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Call your surgeon: call your surgeon and find out if it is normal or not.
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rene Perez
10 years experience in Cosmetic Surgery
Yes generally: speaking. Its safety will, more precisely depend on the specific patient's state of health, surgical technique, and surgeon's experience and dedicatio ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Hashim Alani
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
Nipple sensation: Depends on the incision, the dissection, submuscular versus subglandular and how far the depth of the dissection. The nerve supply to the nipple come ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
43 years experience in Cardiology
both: Angina is different in different people and depends on which coronary artery is involved. It can be in the mid chest or under the left breast - or els ... Read More
A 74-year-old female asked:
Dr. Carlos Encarnacion
34 years experience in Medical Oncology
Not rare: Not uncommon to have residual pain in the chest/ breast after lumpectomy and radiation perhaps due to scar tissue and nerve damage. Tell your doc abou ... Read More
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Elizabeth Reynoso
16 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Chest pain: There are many possible causes for rib pains. If you are breast feeding I might be concerned for potentially developing mastitis. It could also be pul ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Sadiqa Stelzner
27 years experience in Ophthalmology
Check with your doc: You need to see your Socorro for examination and testing. Please consult with your doctor if you still have pain.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Zadeh
16 years experience in General Surgery
Yes: Any type of surgery involves an incision and is therefore associated with pain. The amount of pain experienced is different for each patient.
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A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Peterson Pierre
23 years experience in Dermatology
Breast pain: You should probably see your doctor as soon as you can to get that diagnosed and treated.
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bryan Kurtz
33 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Possible: If you have gallstones, then these symptompms could be related. You need to discuss this with your PCP.
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A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michelle Jones singer
37 years experience in Gynecology
See doctor: Having a hysterectomy does not increase you risk for breast pain. I Suggest you see your doctor for a breast exam and an order for a mammogram.
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A member asked:
Dr. Michael Dansie
15 years experience in Family Medicine
Maybe normal: Some breast discomfort is normal during pregnancy as the breasts enlarged. Tylenol (acetaminophen) may help decrease pain. Wear a supportive bra and e ... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Exam : Breast and axillary pain in pregnancy will require a physical exam to determine the cause and treatment. At 23 it is unlikely to be cancer.
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A 56-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
46 years experience in Family Medicine
Breast exam/bra: First get a breast exam and make sure your mammograms are up to date, Additionally check your bras for tightness and/or underwire or elastic compressi ... Read More
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Dr. Tony Ho
Dr. Tony Ho answered
13 years experience in Infectious Disease
Yes: While a good plastic surgeon will lift the breasts for the most attractive final appearance, breast droop is a matter of physics; the larger the breas ... Read More
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A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Brueck
47 years experience in Plastic Surgery
Pain breast: This is often due to the capsule pulling on sensory nerves.As the capsule contracts it pulls on these nerves.Take soem advil (ibuprofen) or the like f ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Hoepfner
38 years experience in General Surgery
Minor: Usually this is a minor surgery with a small incision, especially if it is for a benign condition. Usually there is not a lot of discomfort after this ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alex Lechtman
29 years experience in Plastic Surgery
Yes: After appropriate time for healing, you should have no restrictions.
A 61-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jack Mutnick
16 years experience in Allergy and Immunology
CXR: I would start by seeing your doctor since this could be due to an infectious process or if you have been coughing vigorously, there can also be rib fr ... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Rosen
33 years experience in General Surgery
Lymphedema: An essential part of breast cancer staging is the removal of some of the lymph nodes under the armpit. The lymphatic system's job includes draining t ... Read More
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. George Arcos
37 years experience in Pain Management
Ribs: This is most likely an intercostal neuralgia, or irritation of the nerve associated with each rib. The pain is sharp, and stabbing, often radiating fr ... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
This is concerning: Need to seek medical attention promptly for signs of infection: heat, redness, swelling, purulent drainage, tenderness, pain, red streaking, fever or ... Read More
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