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What are the pros and cons of breast reduction?

What are the pros and cons of breast reduction?

Pros and Cons: Pros: decreased breast size and weight, decreased pain in neck/shoulders/upper back, easier to find bras that fit, decreased risk of breast cancer. Cons: scarring, decreased breast milk production. ...Read more

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Dr. Tom Pousti
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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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What are the pros and cons of a breast reduction?

What are the pros and cons of a breast reduction?

Many: Breast reduction is one of the most patient pleasing operations performed. Pros include improvement of neck/back/shoulder discomfort, improvement of bra strap grooving/posture and/or improvements with skin breakdown/rashes/infections. Downside include scarring, potential for loss of nipple/areola sensation or ability to breast-feed, and other “standard” risks associated with surgery. ...Read more

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What are the pros and cons of breast augmentation?

What are the pros and cons of breast augmentation?

Many...: There are numerous pros/cons associated with any type of breast surgery. Any list you obtain here will be incomplete. Best to consider your motivation carefully and seek consultation with board certified plastic surgeons who can detail the pros/cons associated with this surgery for you specifically. A lot of information will also be available on individual plastic surgeons' websites as well. ...Read more

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What are the pros and cons of having a breast reduction?

What are the pros and cons of having a breast reduction?

Breast reduction: The pros of the bilateral breast reduction is the loss of the breast weight pulling on your chest and the loss of neck and back pain associated with large breasts. It is a very satifying procedure for most patients. The cons are as follows: you could lose some sensation in your nipple/areolar complex, there are scars involved, there is always a possibility of scars or infection. ...Read more

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What are the pros and cons of getting breast enhancement?

What are the pros and cons of getting breast enhancement?

Positive vs Negative: There are many potential negatives but the positives outweigh the negatives and include: infection, hematoma, wound breakdown, asymmetry, implant exposure/extrusion/rupture overcorrection/undercorrection, contour irregularity, capsular contracture, distortion with muscular contraction, interference with oncologic evaluation of the breast, interference with nipple sensation, nursing or aging, etc. ...Read more

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What are the drawbacks and benefits of breast augmentation?

What are the drawbacks and benefits of breast augmentation?

Augmentation pros: Breast augmentation with implants can help you enlarge your breasts and improve their shape. Candidates are those with minimal breasts, those who have lost volume from pregnancy, breastfeeding, and aging, and those who have asymmetric breasts. Risks include bleeding, infection, wound separation, scar, fluid collections, rupture, capsular contracture, and malposition. ...Read more

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What are the pros and cons for a breast augmentation?

What are the pros and cons for a breast augmentation?

Cons win: COST. Complications, bad surgery, infections, pain. Unnatural look. Difficulty finding breast cancer later. Some people really benefit. Others just satisfy a boyfriend when they are better off getting a boyfriend who appreciates who she is. ...Read more

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What are the pros and cons of pacifiers?

What are the pros and cons of pacifiers?

Few if any cons: In general infants are pacified by sucking and a pacifier can really help infants that are calmed by sucking, in my experience pacifiers rarely interfere with breast feeding and since they can easily be removed when needed are preferable to sucking on fingers/thumbs. ...Read more

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What are the pros and cons of soymilk?

What are the pros and cons of soymilk?

See details: The big advantage is that soymilk is derived from a plant and not an animal. Soymilk is not really milk but a beverage made from soybeans. Therefore it is not a source of calcium. Soymilk contains substances that may reduce the risk of heart disease and breast cancer. ...Read more

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What are the pros and cons of anorexia?

What are the pros and cons of anorexia?

Infinite Cons: Cons: all sorts of them, including (a) malnutrition, failure of heart, brain & other organs, premature death; (b) you live a life of fear in which you view food as your enemy; (c) you let others' & your own harsh judgments of your weight/body rule your life. You would not even think of starving your pet & yet you starve yourself. Pros: none. ...Read more

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What are the risks and benefits of breast feeding?

What are the risks and benefits of breast feeding?

Breast feeding perks: For baby: improved immunity, superior brain & eye development, fewer allergies & GI problems, enhanced cognitive functioning, reduced risk of obesity/all obesity related diseases, etc. etc. etc. etc. Mother loses weight faster, saves time, money and environmental resources, bonds more readily, reduces risk of breast & ovarian cancer, reduces risk of multiple systemic disease. Risks are minor ...Read more

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What are the pros and cons of circumcision?

What are the pros and cons of circumcision?

Not needed if...: Circumcision is unnecessary if good hygiene is done. Babies are born complete, finished, and perfectly fine (except for the few unlucky ones with birth defects). Circumcisions are done for religious and cultural reasons, but the procedure does permanently change the genitals, so parents should think about it and talk about it before doing anything to their perfect little newborn. ...Read more

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What are the pros and cons of feeding tube?

What are the pros and cons of feeding tube?

Easier feedings: The primary advantage of a feeding tube, whether nasal (NG) or surgical, is easier feeding. Tubes may also be used to deliver medicines or to check for gastric residuals. Tubes need upkeep and may become blocked or dislodged, so it is important to have a plan for routine and emergency care. All tubes carry the risk of infection: aspiration pnemonia for NG tubes, skin infections for surgical tube. ...Read more

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Doctors, what are the risks and rewards of breast reduction?

Doctors, what are the risks and rewards of breast reduction?

Comfort: Breast reduction should only be offered for the very pendulous breasts that cause excessive wt., postural changes and improper figure in a young female. ...Read more

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What are the pros and cons of weight loss surgery?

What are the pros and cons of weight loss surgery?

See below: Pros- weight loss, improvement of diabetes, blood pressure, cholesterol. Cons - surgical complications(infection, bleeding, etc), malabsorption (if bypass surgery), band slippage (if lap band). If you are seriously considering it, meet with a surgeon to discuss risks. ...Read more

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What are the pros and cons of waist training?

What are the pros and cons of waist training?

Good exercise : Waist training may help to improve your waistline appearance, acid reflux symptoms, and help to strengthen your low back, give your body better stamina and reduce the risk of accidental falling. It also helps to improve your obstructive sleep apnea, hypertension and depression. If it is done correctly, i can't see any bad side effect. ...Read more

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What are the pros and cons of a feeding tube?

What are the pros and cons of a feeding tube?

Several: Pros: life-sustaining, can be temporary if swallowing ability returns. Cons: infections, clogging, falling out. ...Read more

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What are the pros and cons of masturbating?

What are the pros and cons of masturbating?

Part of growing up: All young men and the large majority of young women enjoy their bodies in this way. You learn about your mind and body in preparation for adult roles. You stay comfortable and able to focus on other things you need to do. Nobody gets sick or pregnant. If your are obsessed with erotica so that you're missing things you need to do, get with your physician -- this is fixable. Talked with parent? ...Read more