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Does Breast Reduction Surgery Hurt Much
Yes, but...: Generally speaking, breast reduction surgery is one of the most patient pleasing operations plastic surgeons perform. It also tends to be relatively well tolerated; the average patient requires pain medications for a few days afterwards. Seek consultation with board-certified plastic surgeons to learn more. Best wishes. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My big boobs hurt my back after prolonged standing. will need breast reduction surgery in the future?
May be likely: If a good support bra, attention to good posture, and avoiding other things that cause back pain don't help, and your breasts are excessively large compared to the rest of your body, a breast reduction may be a blessing. Plastic surgeons offer free consultations, to discuss whether you are a candidate for surgery, what you could expect, and help assess whether your insurance will cover it. Luck! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My breasts hurt my back after prolonged standing. Will I need breast reduction surgery in the future?
Breasts pain?: Best to see in person a boarded Plastic Surgeon to evaluate you as a breast reduction candidate... ...Read more
Can you tell me about how much does a breast reduction surgery cost. What all do they do, do they lift and make them perky?
Varies: Costs of surgery will vary from one geographic area to another and form one plastic surgeon's office to another as well. Sometimes, it is a procedure that may be covered through health insurance. When a breast is reduced it is "automatically” lifted as well. Seek consultation with board-certified plastic surgeons to discuss your concerns, goals, and learn about the potential risks/complications... ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
A trade off...: Of smaller breasts that cause less neck and back pain for scars on the breasts. Usually outpatient surgery with general anesthesia. Most breast reduction patients say that the pain is like that from doing too many pushups: soreness in the chest muscles. It should easily be controlled with the medication given to you by your surgeon. Most patients return to regular activities in 10-14 days. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Male Breast Reductio: Assuming a young man has achieved a long-term stable weight and there are no “causative agents” involved, surgery may be indicated to treat persistent gynecomastia. It is often best treated with partial excision of the prominent glandular tissue as well as liposuction surgery of the peripheral chest area. If the prominence of the chest wall is caused by adipose tissue, then liposuction surgery. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Forever.: Once the excess breast skin and tissue is removed surgically, it is gone forever. However, the tissues that remain can respond to weight gain, hormonal changes, and the skin "brassiere" will stretch and sag as you age. Some women do require repeat breast reduction, but in the absence of weight gain or hormonal change it is rare. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Adult females: Typically any adult female is a candidate. This is usually deferred until completion of growth - 18 years. Women over the age of 40 should likely undergo diagnostic imaging with a mammogram to establish a baseline or exclude underlying disease. Depending on your health insurance different criteria may be applied for coverage. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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