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Is there any way to make the feeling return to breasts after reduction surgery?

Is there any way to make the feeling return to breasts after reduction surgery?

Time will tell: Breast reduction surgery has a small risk of loss of sensation to the nipples--sometimes temporary. Any loss or change should come back within a few months of surgery--if not, it is likely permanent. ...Read more

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After breast reduction surgery is it normal to have no feeling in some parts?

Yes : Yes, although breast reduction surgery tends to be one of the most patient pleasing operations we perform, some degree of partial or even total numbness may occur. Fortunately, the loss of sensation experienced is usually small in surface areas and/or are transient. Best to learn about all potential risks/complications associated with breast reduction surgery prior to proceeding. ...Read more

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Does breast reduction surgery hurt much?

Does breast reduction surgery hurt much?

No: Most women seeking breast reduction surgery are in significant neck, shoulder and upper back pain already. After surgery, they usually experience an immediate sense of relief, not a large amount of surgical pain. ...Read more

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What should I do after breast reduction surgery?

What should I do after breast reduction surgery?

Ask you Surgeon: Every surgeon has his/her own way of advising their patients. I suggest you contact your surgeon. Generally speaking, most patient should refrain from vigorous activity for 4-6 weeks following surgery and wear a support bra. ...Read more

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Help please! is breast reduction surgery painful?

No.: Generally, most patients do very well after breast reduction surgery. This operation tends to be less painful than other operations such as breast augmentation or tummy tuck surgery. Most patients require pain medication for approximately one week after the procedure. Generally speaking, breast reduction surgery tends to be one of the most patient pleasing operations performed. ...Read more

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How do I know if i need breast reduction surgery?

How do I know if i need breast reduction surgery?

Are they too large ?: 1. Do you feel they are too large for you ? --- 2. Do you get back and or shoulder pains from their weight ? > if the answer is yes to any of these two questions, you should see a board certified plastic surgeon and discuss with him/her and decide about the breast reduction surgery. ...Read more

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Who are good candidates for breast reduction surgery?

Medically Necessary: Women with large breasts that have pain in the neck, shoulders and/or upper back that is attributable to the size and weight of their breasts are good candidates for breast reduction surgery. ...Read more

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How is the recovery like after breast reduction surgery.?

How is the recovery like after breast reduction surgery.?

Varies w/ techniques: The recover depends on the techniques used and volumes reduced. For example liposuction recovery is less involved than a wise pattern inferior based pedicle technique. ...Read more

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What benefits can breast reduction surgery have on a dancer?

What benefits can breast reduction surgery have on a dancer?

Comfort & posture: Breast reduction would make the breasts smaller, more proportional, more uplifted and lighter. It would probably improve your posture, make you look more slender, and improve your comfort. ...Read more

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What are common issues following a breast reduction surgery?

What are common issues following a breast reduction surgery?

Complications?: Generally, breast reduction surgery is one of the most patient pleasing operations we perform. Complications include small chance of infection, bleeding, superficial incision line healing problems, lost/change of nipple/areola sensation, breast asymmetry, unhealthy tissue, unsatisfactory cosmetic results and potential need for further surgery. Postsurgical ambulation important. ...Read more

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