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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 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 be sexually active after a breast reduction?

How long should I wait to be sexually active after a breast reduction?

2 weeks: Length of time is as variable as the individual patients having breast reduction. With average cases, resumption of reasonable sexual activity will be able to start within two weeks. ...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 should you wait to conceive after breast reduction surgery ?

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

Soon...: Assuming that all the medications used around the time of surgery have been cleared, there is no specific time period to wait. Keep in mind, that the breasts may change during and after pregnancy; generally, if at all possible best to wait on having breast surgery until you have completed pregnancies. ...Read more

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How long after breast reduction surgery will I know my new size?

How long after breast reduction surgery will I know my new size?

Fairly soon: You should know your size relatively soon after surgery ... About 2 weeks. However, your ultimate shape may take longer to see. Especially if your surgeon performs a vertical scar only reduction, which is my preference, your final shape will take 2 to 3 months to see ... But your results in my opinion will be better. ...Read more

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How soon after male breast reduction surgery can I start exercising my chest again? Do I have to wait until i've completely recovered from my male breast reduction, or can I start back at reduced intensity earlier? .

How soon after male breast reduction surgery can I start exercising my chest again? Do I have to wait until i've completely recovered from my male breast reduction, or can I start back at reduced intensity earlier?

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I : I typically recommend that you wait 3-4 weeks before returning to aerobic activity, and wait 4-6 weeks before heavy lifting and strenuous activity. This helps avoid prolonged swelling. All the best, dr. Skourtis. ...Read more

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How long does the breast reduction process take?

How long does the breast reduction process take?

Depends..: Depends on what you mean by “process”. The operation itself takes about 3 hours. Recovery may take 2 to 4 weeks. Obtaining health insurance coverage, if relevant, may take several weeks. See board plastic surgeons for more specifics; this operation tends to be one of the most patient pleasing operations performed. ...Read more

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What age should I get breast reduction or wait till done having kids?

Any age: Breast feeding is rarely affected with the inferior pedicle technique unless the nipple arealor complex is in danger (very large breast size or smoking) and the health benefits are significant, so age is usually not a factor unless the patient is getting the procedure more for cosmetic than reconstructive reasons. ...Read more

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