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How long should I wait to be sexually active after a breast reduction?

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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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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Should i wait before doing sexual activities after a breast reduction?

Should i wait before doing sexual activities after a breast reduction?

Better to wait: Wait until your doctor says it is ok. You need to let things heal at least before any breast play. :). ...Read more

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Why do I have to avoid sexual activity after a male breast reduction?

Why do I have to avoid sexual activity after a male breast reduction?

Restrictions postope: In general after this type of surgery your surgeon will want you to avoid most physical activity including sexual for a few reasons: 1. To avoid trauma to a recently operated field; 2. Any activity that increases the blood pressure and heart rate may increase the risk of bleeding; 3. To allow the tissues ideal healing. ...Read more

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Why do I have to avoid sexual activity after a male breast reduction? I heard that i would have to abstain from sex for several weeks after my male breast reduction. Why would I have to avoid sexual activity for 4 weeks if i'm allowed to return to work af

Why do I have to avoid sexual activity after a male breast reduction? I heard that i would have to abstain from sex for several weeks after my male breast reduction. Why would I have to avoid sexual activity for 4 weeks if i'm allowed to return to work af

Ask Surgeon: Best to ask your plastic surgeon. Generally, in my practice returned to sexual activity can occur in 7 to 10 days. One concern might be the potential for bleeding with an elevated blood pressure that can occur during sexual activity. ...Read more

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Hi,my breasts feel heavy and I don't know why.i'm not pregnant neither am I sexually active right now?

Hi,my breasts feel heavy and I don't know why.i'm not pregnant neither am I sexually active right now?

Explanation : Nothing wrong with heaviness of your breast. It may happens periodically and related to your period, more often week before. If you are not sexually active and not pregnant you will be fine. ...Read more

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Could breasts usually grow more once you are more sexually active?

Not necessarily.: The breasts enlarge naturally with weight gain, puberty, pregnancy and breast-feeding. Some oral contraceptives can be associated with increase in breast size in some women (sometimes). ...Read more

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I am 18 years old i'm sexually active but my breast don't look fully developed. My breast look like there in the there in stage 5 will they grow?

I am  18 years old  i'm sexually  active  but my  breast don't look fully developed.  My breast look like there in the there in stage 5 will they grow?

Can't predict: Breast size, like penis size, depends upon individual. While there is some association w/age, there is no specific "normal" for any given age. Instead, we assess pubertal development by tanner stages. In theory, breast should be tanner stage v by 15yo which is described as "breast reaches final adult size; areola returns to contour of the surrounding breast, with a projecting central papilla". ...Read more

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I have pain in my breasts ALL THE TIME!I know it's not due to pregnancy because I am only sexually active with my girlfriend.i am 23, 120lbs 4ft10inch?

I have pain in my breasts ALL THE TIME!I know it's not due to pregnancy because I am only sexually active with my girlfriend.i am 23, 120lbs 4ft10inch?

Maybe hormonal: This could be hormonal, and is sometimes common for women your age. Although, you won't know for sure unless you have a breast exam. It would be wise to have your breast thoroughly examined by a doctor just to be sure. Best wishes. ...Read more