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Can You Get A Breast Reduction At Age 18
Almost All: Breast reduction surgery tends to be one of the most patient pleasing operations plastic surgeons perform. Teenagers who suffer from juvenile breast hypertrophy may be good candidates for the procedure. Otherwise, assuming overall good health, patients of all ages are potentially good candidates. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Physically mature: Although age 18 is typically the age of consent there are many other factors that may alter the age for performing surgery and his will include an assessment of your physically maturity, presence of deformity or asymmetry, age at which you may consider nursing, expectations and mental maturity, as well as the extent of the procedure required and many other factors. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
How I do increase breast growth naturally without surgery? I'm an a and want to be at least a c. I'm 18.
Teen breast surgery: When considering breast surgery in a young woman, the usual consideration is to wait till the breast has achieved its normal growth i.e. She is at least 1-2 years post-puberty. If the breast is under or over developed then surgery is contemplated. Earlier surgeries are rarely performed and can be e.g. for release of significant chest scars to allow the breast buds to grow. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Not Necessarily.: Breast reduction surgery performed for the appropriate candidate tends to be one of the most patient pleasing operations performed, regardless of age .In my practice, timing of breast reduction surgery is determined on a case-by-case basis. It is certainly not too early to learn as much as possible about the procedure and the potential risks and complications associated with the procedure. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Screening mammo: According to the American Cancer Society, American College of Radiology, and others, annual screening mammography should begin at age 40. Screening may begin sooner if you are a BRCA carrier or are otherwise at high risk. I see you are 44, you should consider getting one soon. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Age 50 or earlier: Mammograms can detect breast cancer at any age, but the biggest benefit is between the ages of 50 and 74. Starting in your 40's or earlier, or continuing on past age 74 is an individual decision based on risks and preferences. For a complete list of preventive recommendations by age/gender and risk factors (if you have an ipad/ipod/ipad see the prevention checklist 2013 app. ...Read more
Approximately how much would it cost over lifetime to get breast enlargement surgery and then have followups if needed?
40 and above: Women should perform breast self checks every month and contact a doctor is there is anything abnormal. Yearly mammograms start at age 40. Many women get a baseline mammogram at 35, if there is not any high risk factor. If there is a family history of breast or ovarian cancer, contact your doctor or a breast surgeon for specific recommendations. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Do you have to be at least 18 to have a mastectomy if it isn't for breast cancer or tumor reasons, simply cosmetic?
One or two breast MRI procedures? I have to get a MRI to look at my breasts - is it standard to do a MRI for each breast, or can the machine look at both at the same time?
What age for a woman is considered a health risk to be pregnant? I am 35 and will be 36 in may. I get married in june and will want to have at least one child. What are the health risks of someone my age getting pregnant?
In : In general, pregnancies after 35 are considered higher-risk, although many studies now show that the vast majority of women who get pregnant after 35 have very successful pregnancies. Usually women after age 35 are followed more closely and sometimes have more testing performed. It may be a good idea to see a gynecologist that you would like to be followed with before you get pregnant to discuss your medical history and to have a general health screening. ...Read more
Is it possible to be free of Anorexia if you start eating more but able and want to stay at a BMI weigh of 15.5 . I am 48 years old. ?
Yes in certain cases: Women with elevated BMIs namely those greater than 35 and little to no major health risks my be good candidates for breast augmentation depending on the shape and size of their breast. However, in this group of women the more aesthetically pleasing operation might be a lift and augmentation also know as a Breast Reduction Mammoplasty and Augmentation. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Is it possible to get rid of hypertrophic scars if they're at least a year old, without using lasers or surgery? Or drastically reduce appearance?
Risk increases w age: There is unfortunately no lower age cut off for breast cancer. It can occur in the very young as well as in the mature and elderly. Typically the risk increases with age and screening for breast cancer for women of average risk begins at age 40. In my 23 yrs of practice, my youngest patient was 19 and oldest 92, but I have colleagues who have seen it even younger than that. ...Read more
Length of time for breast mri? I have to get a MRI next week to look more closely at my breasts - how long do they usually take?
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