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How To Get Rid Of Large Breast Reduction Hematoma
22...female. Mississippi...how much will it cost for a breast reduction from a 42DD to a 34 C? And best way to get rid of stretch marks?
I had cancer & had breast reduction during procedure. There is collegian build up under breast. What is the best way to get rid of collegian?
Scar Tissue is...: ...An inevitable and expected outcome after every operation. Your oncoplastic procedure likely "rearranged" the breast tissue, creating scarring in the area of the lumpectomy and below the areola, along the "inverted t". If you had radiation therapy, this will increase the scarring further. Best bet: ask your surgeon--depending on the timing, breast massage may help. ...Read more
I had breast reduction 3 months ago. Have scar tissue 12:00, 6:00 @ crease of one breast. How can I get rid of them?
Ask Surgeon.: Best to run your questions and concerns by your plastic surgeon. After physical examination, it is likely that he/she will have recommendations for you. Such recommendations may include the use of silicone-based products and/or injection of steroids directly into the scars. Scars tend to improve/mature over the course of the first year after surgery; scar revision surgery may be helpful also. ...Read more
I have a small breast size. Need to lose hip weight. Will exercising with out bra help prevent breast reduction?
Breast sz & wt loss: It will not. Exercising will help you lose weight. To specifically target weight loss to certain areas (ie just my hips) is not really possible with exercise. Be happy with how you are. Exercising and losing weight is great. Your breast size is your breast size. Celebrate and enjoy who you are. Remember YOU ARE UNIQUE. There is no one on the planet like you. Be proud and happy with you! ...Read more
Yes: Most patients who have a breast reduction are unable to breast feed. Roughly 33-45% of patients may be able to. ...Read more
Depends.: Much will depend on exactly what technique is used to perform the breast reduction procedure. Make sure you communicate your goals with your plastic surgeon who may be able to improve your chances by maintaining a healthy " central” pedicle below the nipple/areola complexes, preserving lactiferous ducts as much as possible. Best wishes. ...Read more
If large breasts run in my family and mine are already very large, can I get a breast reduction surgery, I am 16?
Can I get a breast lift at the same time as my breast reduction? My breasts are very saggy as well as being too large. Can I get a breast reduction and a breast lift at the same time? .
Yes: A breast lift is part of a breast reduction. ...Read more
Are there limitations on how small the breast can be made during a breast reduction surgery? I have extremely large breasts and I want to get down to an a cup. Can breast reduction surgery make my breasts this small? .
Ask Plastic surgeon: The question, 'can it be done' is easily answered in the affirmative. But the main concern with someone wanting to be an 'a' cup is that their frame i.e.Chest circumference and width will be relatively too big and they will look flat chested unless they are a size 26-30 inch chest circumference. On average a 34-36 inch chest circ patient needs a 'b' cup volume. So before you get set on a cup'a' see md. ...Read more
My little sister has really large (size h breasts) is there a way to get her free breast reduction?
Varies by case: This is an important problem as overly large breasts can cause back problems and also impede exercise for general fitness. Look into community resources- while it may not be free, she can see the doctors at her local city/county medical hospital for en evaluation if cost is an issue and she can't see a doc in a private office. ...Read more
What is best way to get rid of a big knot in intercostal muscle? It's right where my bra strap hits. Side of breast. Is that a common occurrence there?
See below: Sounds like you may need a breast reduction. ...Read more
Surgery Helpful.: Assuming a young man has achieved a long-term stable weight and there are no “causative agents” involved, surgery may be indicated to treat persistent gynecomastia. It is often best treated with partial excision of the prominent glandular tissue as well as liposuction surgery of the peripheral chest area. If the prominence of the chest wall is caused by adipose tissue, then liposuction surgery. ...Read more
I have trouble seeing unless I try to how it, and I have a goodies breast size, but I have really big thighs which really bothers on a diet to get rid of this?
Several options: Initial treatments include proper bra fitting, use of nsaids such as advil, (ibuprofen) physical therapy and strengthening exercises and chiropracty. If these treatments are ineffective breast reduction surgery is a very common surgical procedure that has extremely high patient satisfaction rates. ...Read more
Depends: First thing would be to strengthen the muscles in the upper back and scapular areas. Often if there is cervical spine pathology it can be addressed via physical therapy, medications and injection therapies as well. However if the underlying pathology could be corrected via exercise that would be best. Also people have gotten breast reduction surgery as a last resort to address this issue. ...Read more
Hi! I have a cyst on. My right breast for more than 15 years now! It becomes very big now! Will it affect my health if I don't get rid of it?
NO-observe: Cysts are fluid filled or hardened glands within the breast. Some come and go; however some do not. I recommend breast ultrasounds and routine mammography as well as a surgical consultation. ...Read more
Depends: If you are asking how long is process to get a breast reduction covered by insurance than you need to start by first contacting ins to see if this is a covered procedure. You need to have documented reasons for the reduction. This documentation helps to come from you primary care doc. It is also helpful to get as close to your ideal weight through diet and exercise before having surgery. ...Read more
Persistence...: The best way to obtain insurance coverage for breast reduction surgery involves some “hoops” to jump through. The more documentation you have (for example, from your primary care doctor, physical therapist, chiropractor etc.) the better when it comes to obtaining insurance “authorization” for the procedure. Your plastic surgeon will help you through the process. Best wishes. ...Read more
Depends...: Size after breast reduction surgery will depend on many variables. It will be important for you to communicate your goals with your plastic surgeon. I would suggest that you do not use cup sizes as a reference, because this form of communication can lead to confusion/misunderstanding. Goal pictures may be helpful. Most patients wish to and improve the proportionality of the upper /lower body... ...Read more
Depends…: There is no specific age required to undergo breast reduction surgery. However, if you are under the age of 18, you will need parenteral or legal guardian consent. Best wishes. ...Read more
Seek Consultation.: Unfortunately, there will be no way for online consultants to provide you with a precise answer. Best to seek consultation with plastic surgeons in your area; ask to see lots of examples of their work. Best wishes. ...Read more
No: Large veins are often a part of having large breasts. We cauterize these during the procedure to avoid bleeding. ...Read more
My big boobs hurt my back after prolonged standing. Will need breast reduction surgery in the future?
May be likely:
If a good support bra, attention to good posture, and avoiding other things that cause back pain don't help, and your breasts are excessively large compared to the rest of your body, a breast reduction may be a blessing.
Plastic surgeons offer free consultations, to discuss whether you are a candidate for surgery, what you could expect, and help assess whether your insurance will cover it. Luck! ...Read more
If you get a breast reduction, and later on have a baby, do your breasts grow back during breastfeeding?
They can enlarge...: It is not very common, but I have done repeat breast reductions on women who previously had breast reductions, became pregnant, and had significant enough enlargement of the breasts that they required a repeat reduction. ...Read more