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Doctor insights on: What Is Macromasti

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My wife has macromastia. Can she get a reduction?

My wife has macromastia. Can she get a reduction?

Yes: The question becomes if insurance feels she meets the criteria for a medically necessary reduction due to documentation of back, neck, shoulder pain, skin rashes, etc. If not, she still may be a good candidate for reduction as a cosmetic type procedure. Just need to find a Board Certified Plastic Surgeon in your area for an evaluation. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: macromastia?

Very Large Breast: Excessive size of the mammary glands (woman's breast). This can be very uncomfortable and cause serious back problems. Many women find surgical reduction very much needed. ...Read more

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What number of cases of macromastia are there- macromastia is a medical condition?

What number of cases of macromastia are there- macromastia is a medical condition?

Macromastia: Macromastia or breasts hypertrophy could be a genetic/developmental/weight gain condition. Best to be seen in person by a boarded Plastic Surgeon. Is this a medical condition depends on your outlook. Some want large breasts while others do not????? ...Read more

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It be possible for a male to develop what women get called macromastia?

It be possible for a male to develop what women get called macromastia?

Male breasts: Males can develop breast tissue. It is referred to as Gynecomastia. It can be normal around puberty, and subside. It can be caused by a number of things including hormone imbalance, drugs/medications, excess weight. Generally treated with surgery usually a combination of liposuction and excision. ...Read more

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Does gestational macromastia impact the baby in any way or just the mom?

Does gestational macromastia impact the baby in any way or just the mom?

If you are: Referring to the engorged breasts, then they are only limited to the pregnancy and the period after when mothers are supposed to nurse their babies. So the macromastia is designed to give the baby more milk to nourish so he/she can grow. After the nursing period is over, the mother can find ways to reduce her breast size if desired. ...Read more

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Are there non steroidal and non surgical treatments for macromastia?

Are there non steroidal and non surgical treatments for macromastia?

Depends: If your breasts are too large and you are over weight, then losing weight will reduce your breast size. If your weight is in the "normal" range then surgery maybe your best option. ...Read more