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Back Pain After Breast Augmentation
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
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
I just noticed one small red spot on the back of my throat and my throat is sore too. I also had breast augmentation two weeks ago if that matters?
Tricky w/ot seeing: But these tend to be from viral illnesses and mild. ...Read more
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
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
Idiopathic scoliosis: Idiopathic (spontaneous without a cause) scoliosis is not a painful condition. Back pain in scoliosis is similar to that of people with a straight spine unless lumbar curves exceed 30-50 degrees and thoracic curves exceed 50-70 degrees. Curve progression occurs with aging by about. 5 degree per year. It is not likely to "compress organs" or cause breathing, heart or neurologic probs unless severe. ...Read more
Constantly having back pain, could it be my breast size 38d, would yoga help? I'm 28 years old, 145 pounds.
I'm thinking about getting my boobs smaller to avoid back pain in the future. Thoughts about breast reduction?
Might be good: Breast reduction surgery possibly might reduce some back pains. First see a board certified plastic surgeon who does breast reduction surgery. Let him/her examine you and advise you. Make sure to ask about all your concerns during the consultation. ...Read more
I have been getting testicular and back pain recently. These have now stopped, but I am now getting breast pain. Can you help me?
Sure: My help is to tell you to get evaluated by a health care provider, as you may need some lab work as well as a physical to help diagnose what issue, be it hormonal or some other underlying medical condition. Best wishes. ...Read more
Lower left back pain x6mos. Better when standing or walk. Now slight discomfort on left rib area under breast. The rib started last night dinner?
Uncertain: These two may not be related. Sometimes inflammatory back pain is made better when walking. The pain of the left rib could be anything from muscle on the outside too lung tissue to internal body issues on the inside. I can't put the two together and I would recommend you discuss this with your physician ...Read more
I have been having pain on the side and bottom of my breast. I can't tell if it's physically the breast or bellow. Also, I'm having upper back pain.
Which breast or is it: Is this one breast or two or on both sides or one side. I assume one breast and the symptoms could be from the bread, muscles of the chest wall or come from the ribs underneath Then or from some problem inside the chest. The evaluation by a physician should help clarify which of these possibilities is probable cause of your discomfort ...Read more
I am 28f. I am getting upper back pain in nights by morning it is reducing. Mainly between down shoulders. For two days it passed to front and breast?
Ans: Well many possibilities here. If you are a female and gave large breast this can cause upper back pain. Poor posture can cause the same issue carrying heavy objects like if you are a student with backpack can cause upper back issues. Work on proper posture. See if this helps if not see your doctor for evaluation ...Read more
Have upper back pain feels like someone is hitting my back. As well I have pain right under my breast that won't go away. What can I do to remove pain?
More info needed: Need more info to be able to answer your question. Make n appointment with me to disuse further ...Read more
Upper back pain. Intermittent stabs on both sides of chest, between shoulder blades, and a few pinches between breasts. Muscular? Related to back pain?
Muscular secondary: Sounds like pain radiating from the spine to the ribs, so you feel it on the sides. Muscle spasms are usually secondary in the spine, due to an underlying inflammatory condition. ...Read more
POSITION OF SURGERY: Most likely the back pain is from the position of the patient when they have an abortion. Usually legs are in stirups and then hips flexed so the surgeon can do the procedure. The breast tenderness can be from the release of hormones when the pregnancy is terminated. The breast were slowing preparing for breast feeding then the hormones were stopped immediatly when upone abortion. ...Read more
See details: If you have missed your period, do a pregnancy test. I do not understand why people just do not perform a simple test available at any pharmacy if they suspect pregnancy. ...Read more
I'm 19, 5"1 and I and a I wear a dd bra I've always had large breast could this be the cause of my back pain.?
Yes: If you are ok with dd just go for as much support as possible. If not happy talk to your parents and if all agree see a plastic surgeon about breast reduction. ...Read more
Lose overall weight: There's no simple way to make breasts smaller other than losing overall weight (assuming one is not to thin already). Visiting a physical medicine ; rehabilitation doctor (a physiatrist) can help, as the pm;r doctor can help stop the back pain, with the assistance of physical therapy. One can ask about proper shoes, posture, driving position, chair and bed type, sleeping position, etc... ...Read more
I have severe back pain caused by my large breast, is there anyway I can stop the pain other than meds?
Muscle development: Certain muscles hold shoulders up & back, i.e., the favored military posture. These muscles stressed by your breasts (5-6 pounds each). See physical therapist who can show how to strengthen rhomboid & superior trapezius muscles. Beefy muscles less subjected to mechanical stress & development of painful chronic spasms. You will also have to put aside shyness about holding breasts up & out. ...Read more
Can care less about having breasts. Will a surgeon perform a mastectomy on me for the purposes of helping my back pain?
Breast reduction: Your complaint is actually not uncommon. Get a referral to a plastic surgeon and they will explain the process to get this procedure approved. ...Read more