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Can you get pregnant right after a breast augmentation?

Can you get pregnant right after a breast augmentation?

Yes: Undergoing breast augmentation should not impact a woman's ability to get pregnant. It is important to remember that the shape of your breasts may be impacted by pregnancy.

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What happens if you get pregnant right after breast augmentation?

What happens if you get pregnant right after breast augmentation?

Pregnancy after aug: Although it is not at all dangerous to get pregnant right after breast implant surgery, it may alter the final result. It is possible that once all of the pregnancy/nursing-related changes have passed, that there could be more sagging or loose skin. Another concern might be the ability to nurse. Breast surgery can also interfere with the ability to nurse, but this is rare.

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How long should I wait to get pregnant after a second breast augmentation?

How long should I wait to get pregnant after a second breast augmentation?

6-9 months: This is really just an estimate because this is about how long it takes for 95% of the swelling to resolve and assess your results. In reality, I have had patients become pregnant immediately afterwards with nearly no adverse consequences. Expect changes such as volume loss and potential sagging. Although the benefits of nursing are undeniable, it may affect the appearance of the implants also.

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Does breast augmentation affect subsequent pregnancy?

Does breast augmentation affect subsequent pregnancy?

NO: Breast augmentation will not prevent you from becoming pregnant or giving birth. The ability to breast feed is not always an easy task, even in the unoperated woman. Breast augmentation will not permanently interrupt milk ducts, however there is a 3 to 5% chance of decreased nipple sensation after augmentation. This could theoretically make breast feeding more difficult.

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Friend had a breast augmentation 2 weeks ago and just found out she was pregnant. Did the math and had conceived 5-7 days before surgery. Is baby ok?

Friend had a breast augmentation 2 weeks ago and just found out she was pregnant. Did the math and had conceived 5-7 days before surgery. Is baby ok?

Most likely yes: Obviously, it is not ideal to be pregnant during surgery, but when it happens it does not usually cause problems. The anesthesia for the surgery is the main issue. Best course of action is for her to obtain a copy of the anesthesia record from her surgery and review the drugs given with her ob/gyn to evaluate any potential risks.

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I had a breast implant surgery and a tummy tuck in 2008. Can I get pregnant with the implant and tummy tuck or should I get the implants removed before getting pregnant?

No: It is not necessary to remove the implants prior to getting pregnant. You should speak with your plastic surgeon to determine how the implants were placed (subpectoral or subcutaneous)).

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How dangerous is it to get breast augmentation / reduction surgery?

How dangerous is it to get breast augmentation / reduction surgery?

Low risk: Although any surgery has inherent risks, including the risks of anesthesia, breast reduction and breast augmentation are both very common and safe surgeries. You should have a thorough history and physical exam before any surgery to ensure you are healthy enough to undergo surgery.

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Where can I get information about breast augmentation surgeons work?

Where can I get information about breast augmentation surgeons work?

Website: While you may look at the individual surgeon's website, the american society of plastic surgery or the american society for aesthetic plastic surgery are good places to start. Also, it does help to review websites where the doctor is reviewed by fellow patients.

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Is it possible for me to get breast augmentation to size b (saline) at the age of 17 and 8 months? I'd like to know about the usa as well as the uk.

Is it possible for me to get breast augmentation to size b (saline) at the age of 17 and 8 months? I'd like to know about the usa as well as the uk.

USA differs from UK: In the USA, the FDA has implied "indications" for saline implants at 18 or older, and for gel implants, 22 or older. I, for one, do not understand the reason for this edict. Both types of implants come in multiple sizes, but the final breast size is determined by not only what size implant is used, but what volume of breast tissue the patient started with. We use preference pictures to help.

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Is it safe to get breast augmentation?

Plastic Surgeon: Please see a board certified plastic surgeon when considering this.

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Can you get breast augmentation with fat instead of silicone?

Can you get breast augmentation with fat instead of silicone?

Yes, but...: There is increasing scientific literature showing how fat can be used for breast augmentation, but there are some valid concerns about the doing so. Some questions that need to be better studied include whether fat necrosis/calcifications make detecting cancer on a mammogram harder and what the role of stem cells have on risks of cancer development. Larger, longer term studies will be needed.

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I would like to get a breast augmentation. Any ideas on going about this?

Consult: Go see a board certified plastic surgeon. The asps and asaps websites have them listed. See a few before making a decision. Go over their before/after photos. Ask questions. Remember this is elective surgery. The patient is in the driver's seat. Together, you and the plastic surgeon will review the goals and see if they are obtainable. Http://www. Jjrothmd. Com/procedures/breast-augmentation.

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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.

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Can you explain if it's required to get bloodwork and a chest X-ray before a breast augmentation?

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 procedure that is not medically necessary. Sometimes we find significant medical conditions with these tests that end up being more important to the patient in the long term than the surgery itself. It is important to be safe.

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After breast augmentation surgery I've developed a hemotoma. Does this mean i'll get capsular contracture? Very worried, please explain how it happens

After breast augmentation surgery I've developed a hemotoma. Does this mean i'll get capsular contracture? Very worried, please explain how it happens

Risk factors for CC: Hematoma is one of the risk factors for capsular contracture after breast augmentation, though if it was treated early it could be ok. Capsular contracture, or constriction of the scar capsule around the implant, usually requires surgical treatment.

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Can I still get a breast augmentation if I have a neurological disease? I was diagnosed with spasmodic dysphonia. Although this deals with a nerve affecting the vocal cords, would I still be a candidate for a breast augmentation? .

Can I still get a breast augmentation if I have a neurological disease? I was diagnosed with spasmodic dysphonia. Although this deals with a nerve affecting the vocal cords, would I still be a candidate for a breast augmentation? .

Most likely.: The plastic surgeon will review your history. He/she may request that you see an ENT to make sure there is nothing else going on. The anesthesiologist may also want to weight in on the best approach to control your airway during the procedure. They will make their recommendations and you can go from there. Http://www. Jjrothmd. Com/procedures/breast-augmentation.

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I am scheduled for breast augmentation surgery on 1/21/16. I got a cortisone injection in my piriformis on 1/11/16. Is it safe to get the surgery?

I am scheduled for breast augmentation surgery on 1/21/16. I got a cortisone injection in my piriformis on 1/11/16. Is it safe to get the surgery?

Ok, but ch with Surg: The piriformis injection should generally NOT preclude the surgery you are scheduled for, but you need to discuss and disclose this information with your surgeon to be sure they are aware of it, and ultimately, they will decide when the surgery will take place. Good luck.

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Will a breast implant surgery have any effects on my getting pregnant?

Will a breast implant surgery have any effects on my getting pregnant?

Vice versa: It is more that pregnancy effects your breast implants more than breast implants effect your pregnancy. If you are asking if breast implants interfere with the ability to nurse or lactate, that is certainly possible and I have prepared a youtube video discussing this in greater detail that can be viewed here: See 2 more doctor answers

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