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Do I have to wait very long after breast reduction before conceiving?

Do I have to wait very long after breast reduction before conceiving?

Conceive First: Recommend completing pregnancies prior to having breast reduction surgery. Filling of glands for milk production (even if not breast feeding) enlarges the breasts. After return to normal, additional loss of native breast fat and sagging skin is a common result. By waiting until no further pregnancies are planned, then deal with reduction and lifting as needed. ...Read more

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Breast Reduction Surgery (Definition)

Reducing breast tissue mass and elevating the breasts on the chest wall tend to improve or alleviate many of the symptoms associated with disproportionately large breasts. It tends to be one of the most patient pleasing ...Read more


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How long after breast augmentation surgery would I have to rest before working again?

How long after breast augmentation surgery would I have to rest before working again?

What type of work?: Desk work can resume a few days to a week after breast augmentation. Heavy or repetitive lifts may have to wait several weeks. Check with your plastic surgeon for details. ...Read more

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How long do you have to wait to conceive after breast reduction?

Breast reduction: I typically would give all of my patients 6 weeks to recover after breast reduction. Provided there are no wound healing issues they are able to return to all if there or operative activities. There maybe feelings of tenderness over the next several months because healing is still occurring after this 6 week time frame. It were to take and addition few months should help. ...Read more

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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. ...Read more

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How long do I have to wait after revision rhinoplasty before i can exercise? I had to wait three weeks after my first surgery. Will the wait time be similar for revision rhinoplasty? .

How long do I have to wait after revision rhinoplasty before i can exercise? I had to wait three weeks after my first surgery. Will the wait time be similar for revision rhinoplasty?

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3-4 weeks: Most patients can return to work in 7-10 days and resume exercise in three to four weeks. Every surgeon has different instructions, so it would be best to ask your surgeon. ...Read more

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How long do I have to wait to conceive after a c-section and still birth?

How long do I have to wait to conceive after a c-section and still birth?

6-8 weeks: Your body should technically be healed from the surgery in 6-8 weeks. Make sure you have emotionally and spiritually healed from your loss, which usually takes longer. Some research shows that spacing your pregnancies out to 2-3 years is better for the mother and child. That may not be practical in situations of loss or older prospective moms. ...Read more

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How long should you wait to conceive after breast reduction surgery?

How long should you wait to conceive after breast reduction surgery?

Wait for breast redu: If you have not had the breast reduction and are currently considering pregnancy, my advice would be to defer the surgery until completion of child bearing which may have unpredictable effects on your breast. If you are having the breast reduction irregardless. I would wait a minimum of 9 months but I have to admit that is arbitrary and just my personal experience/advice. ...Read more

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How long do I wait to have sex after my btl surgery to not have babies?

How long do I wait to have sex after my btl surgery to not have babies?

As far as safe from: Conception is concerned, it would depend on if you were taking ocps or not in order to know if you did or did not ovulate. If you were taking ocps than the only waiting time is the time it takes you to recover from surgery. If you were not taking ocps i would recommend waiting a cycle before having unprotected intercourse in case you ovulated before your surgery. ...Read more

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How much time after having a baby do you have to wait to get breast augmentation?

How much time after having a baby do you have to wait to get breast augmentation?

>4mos after nursing: I usually advise my patients to wait approximately 4 months after completing nursing before considering breast augmentation. Even then implants may trigger a brief bout of galactorrhea (milk production). ...Read more

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How long do I have to wait to take a shower after breast surgery?

Varies.: Much will depend on exactly what procedure was performed and your own surgeon's preferences/instructions. Best to get this type of instruction straight from your surgeon as opposed to online “consultants”. Best wishes. ...Read more

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How long after a 1st trimester abortion can I have breast augmentation?

How long after a 1st trimester abortion can I have breast augmentation?

Probably 4-6 months: I would recommend waiting a minimum of 3 months and many would advise 6 months to allow your metabolism to return to baseline. ...Read more

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How long do I have to wait after a hysterectomy before I can begin lifting weights?

How long do I have to wait after a hysterectomy before I can begin lifting weights?

Check with surgeon: In general the answer would be six weeks for strenuous exercise. Check with your doctor for specific instructions. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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How long do I have to wait before i can exercise after getting lasik?

How long do I have to wait before i can exercise after getting lasik?

Depends on the : Exercise. Many exercises that are not strenuous can be done within a day or two. For example, it is okay to walk, use an eliptical or treadmill or do light aerobics. ...Read more

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How long do I have to wait before getting mammogram results?

How long do I have to wait before getting mammogram results?

Mammo results: The legal requirement of the Mammography Quality Standards Act(MQSA) is that you receive a results letter within 30 days. Have you been waiting longer? Even if you haven't, if you are concerned, call your doctor's office and ask about the results. ...Read more

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How long do I need to wait until I have sex after a fibroid surgery?

How long do I need to wait until I have sex after a fibroid surgery?

Ask your surgeon: Depends on the type of surgery but minimally 6 weeks. ...Read more

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How long after breast lift and implants do I have to wait to workout?

How long after breast lift and implants do I have to wait to workout?

Ask Surgeon.: The only resource that you should heed is your plastic surgeon,  who knows exactly what was done, how you are progressing, what you are planning on doing ( in terms of exercise etc.) and is ultimately responsible for your care. Best wishes. ...Read more

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How long do I have to wait before i can drive after having a heart stent fitted?

How long do I have to wait before i can drive after having a heart stent fitted?

1-7 days: If it was done through the wrist, (radial artery approach), you should be able to drive in 1 day. If done through the groin (femoral artery approach) you should wait about a week. If you have to stop suddenly in an emergency and really hit the brakes hard, you could pop the plug in the femoral artery and have a serious emergency. ...Read more