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How much time off should I take after getting a breast augmentation?

How much time off should I take after getting a breast augmentation?

Usually One Week: Most patients return to work after one week but strenuous activity is disallowed for three weeks after surgery. Soreness usually resolves within three to five days, and bruising and swelling should be minimal. ...Read more

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Dr. Otto Placik
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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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How much time would I have to take off of work after breast augmentation surgery?

How much time would I have to take off of work after breast augmentation surgery?

Work: Most women can return to work in one week and resume exercise in about one month or when the plastic surgeon advises. ...Read more

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What should I expect for breast augmentation recovery time? How long does it typically take to recover from a breast augmentation? How long is it likely i would be unable to go to work if I am on my feet all day and how long do people tend to be sore?

Varies w individual : Every person is different in how they perceive pain. Most will be sore for 3 days to 2 weeks. Same is true for work. Your are completely healed around 6 weeks. You should avoid upper body excercises for at least 6 weeks. Brignonimd.Com. ...Read more

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How long can I have to take off of work after breast augmentation surgery?

How long can I have to take off of work after breast augmentation surgery?

4-5 days: My patients typically go back to work 4-5 days after breast augmentation. However, this is also dependent on the size of your augmentation and the type of job that you perform. ...Read more

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Can you get pregnant right after a breast augmentation?

Can you get pregnant right after a breast augmentation?

Yes: Undergoing breast augmentation should not impact a woman's ability to get pregnant. It is important to remember that the shape of your breasts may be impacted by pregnancy. ...Read more

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Can you please tell me if i will ever get full range of motion back after my breast augmentation?

Can you please tell me if i will ever get full range of motion back after my breast augmentation?

You should: Breast implants should not hinder your ability to move your arm. It may not feel that way the day after surgery, but after a few weeks to months the range should be completely normal. If you are having trouble, be certain to contact your plastic surgeon for an evaluation. ...Read more

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What happens if you get pregnant right after breast augmentation?

What happens if you get pregnant right after breast augmentation?

Pregnancy after aug: Although it is not at all dangerous to get pregnant right after breast implant surgery, it may alter the final result. It is possible that once all of the pregnancy/nursing-related changes have passed, that there could be more sagging or loose skin. Another concern might be the ability to nurse. Breast surgery can also interfere with the ability to nurse, but this is rare. ...Read more

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How long should I wait to get pregnant after a second breast augmentation?

How long should I wait to get pregnant after a second breast augmentation?

6-9 months: This is really just an estimate because this is about how long it takes for 95% of the swelling to resolve and assess your results. In reality, I have had patients become pregnant immediately afterwards with nearly no adverse consequences. Expect changes such as volume loss and potential sagging. Although the benefits of nursing are undeniable, it may affect the appearance of the implants also. ...Read more

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Can I take diet pills 5 days after breast augmentation surgery?

Can I   take  diet  pills  5 days  after  breast  augmentation  surgery?

Call your surgeon: Best to call your surgeon and ask. If they don't know, call your primary care. While it ahould be ok, therws way too much to consider in a short answer forum like this. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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Can i take breast enlargement pills that mimic hormones after i had breast augmentation done 3 months ago?

Can i take breast enlargement pills that mimic hormones after i had breast augmentation done 3 months ago?

Not reccommended: I am a bit confused. You had a breast augmentation and now you want to manipulate your hormones to get even larger breasts. First, breast enlargement pills are not fda approved to be safe and effective. Next, manipulating hormones can have side effects. Third, speak with your plastic surgeon, as it seems there is an issue with the outcome. ...Read more

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