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What is the most common size women go to when getting breast reduction?

What is the most common size women go to when getting breast reduction?

Difficult to Say: Most plastic surgeons do not operate on breasts in terms of cup size. This is mostly because bra sizes are very much not standardized from one manufacturer or brand to another. ...Read more

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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 cup size should I expect to get after breast reduction?

What cup size should I expect to get after breast reduction?

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

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I'm 4'11 and have a 34f bra size. Is it necessary to get a breast reduction?

I'm 4'11 and have a 34f bra size. Is it necessary to get a breast reduction?

Depends: The decision to have breast reduction depends on the symptoms you are having as a result of large breasts in combination with your desire to reduce the size of your breasts. Your plastic surgeon can evaluate your goals and discuss surgical options with you. ...Read more

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My little sister has really large (size h breasts) is there a way to get her free breast reduction?

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

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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 more

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How can a woman with dd-ddd get a breast reduction?

Yes.: Yes, patients with breast cup size that you described may be excellent candidates for breast reduction surgery; this operation tends to be one of the most patient pleasing operations we perform, both from the physical and psychosocial standpoints. Often, symptoms such as neck, back, shoulder discomfort are alleviated to some degree and patients experience improvement in posture and activity. ...Read more

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Can i get a breast reduction from a 36c cup to a 32b cup? I am a teenager and I am very active, and i experience a lot of pain due to the size of my breast.

Can i get a breast reduction from a 36c cup to a 32b cup? I am a teenager and I am very active, and i experience a lot of pain due to the size of my breast.

Weight loss: The breast is made up of glands and fat. If you are overweight weight loss will reduce the breast size. A well fitted bra may also help with your discomfort, ask to be fitted by a bra specialist to be sure you are wearing the correct size. If the breasts have stopped growing you may be a candidate for breast reduction. ...Read more

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What is the recovery time after male breast reduction? Even though i work out and am in pretty good shape, i look like I have female breasts, and it's difficult to hide. I would like to get male breast reduction but don't want anyone to know that I have h

What is the recovery time after male breast reduction? Even though i work out and am in pretty good shape, i look like I have female breasts, and it's difficult to hide. I would like to get male breast reduction but don't want anyone to know that I have h

Gyencomastia Surgery: 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

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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?

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?

Varies: The cost of a mammary reduction is highly variable from doctor to doctor and hospital to hospital. Stretch marks fade with time - there are creams available but not a lot of evidence that they are effective. ...Read more

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How do I find a doctor to get breast reduction for my back pain for free. I have medcaid needs that share of cost. Size 38' ddd?

Medicaid will pay: Many hospital clinics and some plastic surgeons accept medicaid . If you meet medicaid's criteria, they will authorize the surgery. ...Read more

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