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How long after a breast reduction is it okay to drink?

How long after a breast reduction is it okay to drink?

Postop Drinking: If you are referring to drinking alcohol after breast reduction surgery, or any surgery, there are many factors to consider. 1. Don't drink alcohol while you are taking prescription pain medications. The combination could be dangerous. 3. Don't drink alcohol to excess for the first 2-4 weeks after surgery. There is the possibility you could fall or hurt yourself and/or your surgical site. ...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 a breast reduction is it okay to drink again?

Drink What?: Patients are able to drink fluids once fully awake after breast reduction surgery. Alcohol, on the other hand, should wait until patients are off of all perioperative medications used for pain control. ...Read more

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How long after a breast reduction does swelling go away?

How long after a breast reduction does swelling go away?

Swelling BR: Discomfort, swelling and discoloration of the breasts are expected for several weeks. Usually, our patients return to most normal activity within two weeks. ...Read more

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How long after a breast reduction can one walk around and travel?

How long after a breast reduction can one walk around and travel?

Varies.: You will likely be walking within 24 hours after your procedure is performed. However, traveling will depend on exactly what is involved. Your plastic surgeon will be your best resource when it comes to returning to specific activities and advising you about traveling. Best wishes. ...Read more

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How long after a breast reduction can I walk around and travel far?

How long after a breast reduction can I walk around and travel far?

Soon: You can and should be up and walking within a few hours of surgery. You can leave town and travel after you've recovered and been released by your md (usually 4-6 wks) contact plastic surgeons who are certified by the american board of plastic surgery (www.Abplsurg.Org) for your specific needs. ...Read more

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How long after a breast reduction does it take before the swelling goes down?

How long after a breast reduction does it take before the swelling goes down?

2 Months: Generally, the majority of swelling after breast reduction surgery dissipates within the first two months after the procedure. However, the breasts continue to “take shape” and change over the course of the first year. ...Read more

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How long until i can return to normal activity after a breast reduction? How long will I have to stay in bed following breast reduction? When can I resume normal activity? .

How long until i can return to normal activity after a breast reduction? How long will I have to stay in bed following breast reduction? When can I resume normal activity?

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It : It is best that you not stay in bed after breast reduction surgery unless you are sleeping. You will have some activity restrictions as you heal and won't be back to full activity for about 6 weeks but your plastic surgeon will be you best guide. Dr edwards. ...Read more

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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 does internal scarring lasts after a breast reduction surgery?

How long does internal scarring lasts after a breast reduction surgery?

Scarring: That depends. Everyone heals differently and some people may be prone to keloid scarring, which may not resolve over time. ...Read more