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Is It Safe To Have A Breast Reduction If I Suffer From Lymphedema In The Leg
Maybe: If you are in good health and cleared by your doctor, you might be an excellent candidate for breast reduction surgery. Many patients are happy after breast reduction surgery because of improvement in motion and exercise tolerance, and of course, less back and shoulder pain. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I am 25, 5'7", 160 lbs and have 40g sized breasts. Will my back eventually suffer from it if I don't get a breast reduction?
Usually: Most women with breasts your size eventually end up with back symptoms. Think about it, you have anywhere from 5-8 more lbs. Of breast tissue than a woman with a c cup, and all of this is putting strain on your neck, back, and shoulders. But this does not happen to all. Only consider the surgery if you are having problems and are unhappy with your breasts. It is fantastic for the right person. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Yes...: Assuming you are healthy and have enough symptoms to warrant the operation, breast reduction surgery is safe, and one of the most patient pleasing operations we perform. Seek consultation with board-certified plastic surgeons to learn about potential risks/complications associated with breast reduction surgery as well. Doing so will allow you to make an informed decision about timing. Best wishes ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Not effective at all: No creams can reduce breast size, except temporarily reducing the water in your breast tissue -- but this will only last a very short period of time, because it's abnormal and your body will "refill" that water within 48 hours. If you feel your breast are too big, heavy, cause pain, discomfort, prevent activities -- see a plastic surgeon to reduce your breast size. Good luck! ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Both are safe: Both operations are extremely safe, but breast reduction takes longer in the operating room and involves more incisions and scars. Augmentation involves use of implants, which are also safe but have their own particular issues. Obviously, one woman cannot need both operations, so individual medical details are much more relevant, and both operations (in different patients) are quite low-risk! ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
It depends: The risk of doing breast reduction surgery in addition to inability to breast feed, scarring and decreased nipple sensation is that if they haven't finished growing you could need to have the procedure repeated. I think this risk may be justified if the large breasts are ruining your social life and your ability to participate in normal (and once in a lifetime) school events. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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