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How Long Does It Take For Breast Implants To Drop
6-9 months: Breast implants can settle over your lifetime but if you are referring to the majority of post surgical changes most will occur within 3 months but additional settling occurs over a 6-9 month period followed by a relatively stable appearance excluding weight changes, pregnancy, lactation and menopause. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
A medical device that is used to augment the size of the breast by increasing the volume of the breast mound. Implants come in a variety of shapes, sizes, and textures and are surgically inserted either under the breast tissue or in a deeper plane under the muscle. The shell of the implant is made of a flexible silicone elastomer. The inside is filled with either silicone ...Read more
Breast cancer: That is a very unusual place for breast cancer to spread to. In general if breast cancer spreads, the most common organs it spreads to are the lungs, liver, bones, and brain. This can occur at any time around the diagnosis of the breast cancer, but is mostly likely within the first 2 years. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Visit provider: Usually once you stop breastfeeding milk production will slow and eventually stop on its own without the stimulation of the infant. If certain hormones are elevated it could cause continued production. You can also have part of a duct system that did not completely empty and get intermittent release from there that is not due to continued production. An exam and labs will provide more info. ...Read more
~48hrs: Most basic pathology results from a biopsy should be available in ~48hrs. The tissue needs to fix in formalin for a particular amount of time (6hrs-overnight) then be processed, slides made and stained, then interpreted. Each of these steps takes time. Additional staining or deeper cuts for furthe evaluation/markers may add another day before the full results are back. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Breast Lift recovery: Your final appearance will not be present until at least 4-6 month after surgery. Recommendations will vary by doctor. Light activity for the first 2 weeks, followed by a gradual return to normal activities. Wear a bra for 6-8 weeks after surgery for compression and support. Scars will take 6-12 months to mature; your surgeon will make recommendations for scar care. Seek an abps surgeon. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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It can be immediate: Breast reconstruction can be performed at the time of mastectomy. It can be a staged procedure where a tissue expander is placed at the time of mastectomy and implants are placed later. If the patient needs radiation therapy the implants are usually placed after completion of radiation. Timing is dependent on why the mastectomy is being performed and whether there will be adjuvant therapy. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Varies: Breast buds are one of the first signs of puberty. Usually the time from start to finish in puberty is about 3 - 4 years. This can be prolonged though in people with lower estrogen. Girls under physiologic stress would see this. Very thin and "over exercised" would fit this category. Puberty then often starts late and takes longer. High levels of exercise in girls is not so positive! ...Read more
Recovery: The discomfort from breast augmentation is dependent on the size of the implant you desire. Larger implants...More discomfort...Longer recovery. On average, you should be able to get back to work within a few days (or even quicker with small implants). Six weeks before strenuous exercises. http://www.dassmd.com/breast-augmentation/index.html. ...Read moreSee 4 more doctor answers
Many centers are: Accelerating biopsy to 'read out' times. Many recognize the problem with "presenteeism" being at the desk or counter, but unable to focus while worryig about the "report". You need to ask "how long wil the report take" and then ask why does it take so long, and ask for the time off of the lag time from biopsy to path report. Some can do it in 24-48hrs. There is no recovery time. ...Read more
6-8 weeks: 1- 2 months.Get a more detailed answer ›
This varies: This is a very individualized question. Endometriosis is definately associated with infertility. But it is unclear what degree of it is needed to impair fertility. Some women have very mild implants of endometriosis yet cannot conceive. If you were diagnosed with the condition, it does not mean you are fated not to concieve. It is a long process of evaluation and follow up. Just stay encouraged. ...Read more
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