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Does a breast augmentation change your nipple sensation?

Does a breast augmentation change your nipple sensation?

Yes, temporarily: Often, nipple sensitivity is increased initially. This can be way too much, at first. Within few weeks, this subsides toward normal. Unfortunately, breast augmentation can also cause permanent loss of nipple sensation on one or both sides, due to injury to the nerves in the breast. This is very rare, but, if it happens to you, it is of little conciliation that it happens very infrequently! ...Read more

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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


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After breast augmentation has the surgery affected nipple sensation?

After breast augmentation has the surgery affected nipple sensation?

It is possible: One of the potential risks of breast augmentation surgery is decrease or loss of nipple sensation. The published risk is about 10%. The nerve that gives the nipple sensation can be injured when the pocket that will contain the implant is created. If the nerve is injured or worse yet cut, there may be temporary or permanent loss of nipple sensation. ...Read more

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Will your nipples feel funny after breast augmentation?

Will your nipples feel funny after breast augmentation?

Maybe: Sometimes the nipples will be too sensitive for a while, and occasionally they will be less sensitive. Permanent changes in sensation are rare but possible. ...Read more

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After breast augmentation do you still have feeling in your nipples/boobs?

After breast augmentation do you still have feeling in your nipples/boobs?

Oh sure...: Usually the implant is placed beneath the muscle of the chest wall. But, even when the implant is placed over the muscle, there's very little chance of a sensory distortion about the nipple/areola complex. Speak to a board certified plastic surgeon for further details and risks. Good luck. ...Read more

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Might i still breastfeed with the nipple incision breast augmentation?

Probably-no warranty: In all likelihood, you will be able to nurse. However it is possible that significant ductal damage may be incurred, that nursing may be difficult or impossible. If this is a major concern, you should either avoid implants until after completion of pregnancies or consider breast crease or armpit incisions. Remember that even without implants nursing may not be possible. ...Read more

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Why do some nipples/areolas look different (larger, darker) after breast augmentation? Before and after pictures often show a significant enhancement in size of nipples after breast implants. Is this an unpredictable result, or is it related to a choice

Why do some nipples/areolas look different (larger, darker) after breast augmentation? Before and after pictures often show a significant enhancement in size of nipples after breast implants.  Is this an unpredictable result, or is it related to a choice

It : It is normal for the areola to become slightly larger after breast augmentation. As far as the color is concerned, there is a chemical/hormonal change that takes place in the breast for a period of time after breast augmentation. This is usually transient and the color will most likely return to normal. Good luck from nyc. For more info visit www.Drgrossman.Com. ...Read more

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I had a breast augmentation in 2008. I have had a lump in my right breast/ armpit for about 6mth.as of ln I have pink oil from nipple. Implant issue?

I had a breast augmentation in 2008. I have had a lump in my right breast/ armpit for about 6mth.as of ln I have pink oil from nipple. Implant issue?

Need more info: It is imperative that you return to the surgeon for an examination. There are several side effects of having had a breast augmentation and you may be experiencing one of them and the surgeon should be made aware of that. ...Read more

Nipple (Definition)

A nipple also known mammary papilla or teat is a small projection of skin containing the outlets for 15–20 lactiferous ducts. Its at the apex or top or breast ...Read more