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How long after getting a breast augmentation/implants can I go back to work?

How long after getting a breast augmentation/implants can I go back to work?

Days to weeks: Tiem to return to work and daily activities depends on how physically demanding the job is, whether implants are under the muscle, and other factors. For most patients recovery is about a week but heavy exertion should be avoided for at least a couple of weeks. ...Read more

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Dr. Otto Placik
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Breast Augmentation (Definition)

Breast augmentation is a surgical procedure to increase the size of the breast. It is commonly done with implants (saline or gel) or with fat transfer. There are advantages and ...Read more


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Can you please tell me if i will ever get full range of motion back after my breast augmentation?

Can you please tell me if i will ever get full range of motion back after my breast augmentation?

You should: Breast implants should not hinder your ability to move your arm. It may not feel that way the day after surgery, but after a few weeks to months the range should be completely normal. If you are having trouble, be certain to contact your plastic surgeon for an evaluation. ...Read more

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What may cause a rash to form on my chest neck and back after breast augmentation?

What may cause a rash to form on my chest neck and back after breast augmentation?

Skin Reaction: A red, itchy rash over the chest and neck following breast augmentation is most likely the result of an allergic reaction to one of the medicines you are taking in the postoperative period... Most commonly pain medications or antibiotics. Occasionally, women may have a mild skin reaction to the solution used to prepare the skin for surgery, but a drug reaction is more likely. ...Read more

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How does my breasts cause constant back pain?

How does my breasts cause constant back pain?

Pulling on the back: Large breast size can put pressure on the upper back and neck and cause chronic neck and upper back pain and poor posture. If you think you have this condition, i suggest see a doctor for evaluation. ...Read more

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Can back pain cause your breast to hurt?

Can back pain cause your breast to hurt?

No: Back pain should not cause your breasts to hurt. On the other hand, if you have very large breasts, you may have back pain from that. ...Read more

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Will a breast reduction really help reduce back pain?

Will a breast reduction really help reduce back pain?

Most likely: Getting the weight off of your shoulder nd back after a breast reduction often helps with back discomfort . My reduction patients are some of my happiest. ...Read more

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Sharp upper left back pain and left rib/ breast pains?

Can be many things: This pain can be myofascial, rib pain, vascular, lung or even due to your GI tract. You should have it looked at by your doctor. ...Read more

Dr. Qamar Khan
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Pain In The Back (Definition)

Pain in the back is a symptom that can be due to a number of causes including musculoskeletal or neurological problems or due to problems ...Read more


Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Back Pain (Definition)

Pain in the back is a symptom that can be due to a number of causes including musculoskeletal or neurological problems or due to problems ...Read more