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How long does the pain after breast enhancement last?

How long does the pain after breast enhancement last?

Varies: Pain is varies from patient to patient. Some factors that may influence the postoperative discomfort may include the location of the implant, the size of the implant, and surgical technique. In general, placement under the muscle and larger implants probably hurt more. Patients are pretty sore for the first few days, but gradually improve. Most are feeling fine within 2 to 4 weeks. ...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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Does sex make your breast grow and would occasionally massage my breasts but not for as long as some breast enhancement massages say to. Is it the sex causing it?

Does sex make your breast grow and would occasionally massage my breasts but not for as long as some breast enhancement massages say to. Is it the sex causing it?

Unfortunately NO!: I not aware of any study that shows that breast growth is a function sexual activity. Libido may be i directly related to testosterone levels but that would theoretically be associated with less breast mass. Similarly massage is unlikely to have any true effect on breast size. ...Read more

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Breast augmentation swelling. How long is this supposed to last?

Breast augmentation swelling. How long is this supposed to last?

Decreases in stages: Swelling usually occurs during the first 24-48 hours stabilizing after 72 and decreasing thereafter. Therefore improvements will be seen in stages typically notable at 4 days, then 7-10 ds, then 3 wks, then 3 mos and usually stable at 9 mos. This is related to initial periods of inflammation, followed by fibrosis, & scar maturation with tissue creep/expansion and associated with shape/size changes. ...Read more

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Had a breast augmentation on Wed (Jan 7). Was prescribed hydrocodne/acetaminophen 7.5/325mg, Valium 5mg, and Promethazine 25mg. I did not realize until tonight (January 11th) having drinks with a friend that the half life of Valium is so long. I last too

Had a breast augmentation on Wed (Jan 7).
Was prescribed hydrocodne/acetaminophen 7.5/325mg, Valium 5mg, and Promethazine 25mg. 
I did not realize until tonight (January 11th) having drinks with a friend that the half life of Valium is so long.
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Finish the question: The drugs you are taking are standard post op. prescriptions for augmentations but you should not be using very much of the medicine by now. Ibuprofen (Advil (ibuprofen) etc.) should be sufficient. Get off the valium and all will settle down. ...Read more

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Is breast enhancement safe?

Yes: But like any operation there are risks. Make sure you know all the information, both the good and the bad before agreeing to any operation. I perform on average 100 breast augmentations per year and have less than 1% of my patients needing anything else. Most people have similar numbers. ...Read more

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Do breast enhancement pills work?

Do  breast enhancement pills work?

Not to my knowledge: Don't waste your money on these. If you are interested in breast enlargement, see a surgeon certified by the american board of plastic surgery for a consultation. Good luck! ...Read more

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Which breast enhancement drugs work?

Which breast enhancement drugs work?

No magic...: There's no reliable way to do this with creams, pills, hormones, or other magic. The only methods that work are augmentation with implants or with fat grafting. ...Read more

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Femilon can be used for breast enhancement?

Femilon can be used for breast enhancement?

Not a breast Aug: I believe this drug is used for contraception. Hormones do impact breast fullness but may not be the best pathway for breast enhancement. ...Read more

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What breast enhancement pills actually works?

What breast enhancement pills actually works?

None: There is no safe way to grow or reduce breasts... Whether with supplements or medications. Augmentation with a plastic surgeon is the only safe way. ...Read more

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