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Will Your Nipples Feel Funny After Breast Augmentation
Oh sure...: Usually the implant is placed beneath the muscle of the chest wall. But, even when the implant is placed over the muscle, there's very little chance of a sensory distortion about the nipple/areola complex. Speak to a board certified plastic surgeon for further details and risks. Good luck. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
It is possible: One of the potential risks of breast augmentation surgery is decrease or loss of nipple sensation. The published risk is about 10%. The nerve that gives the nipple sensation can be injured when the pocket that will contain the implant is created. If the nerve is injured or worse yet cut, there may be temporary or permanent loss of nipple sensation. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Why do some nipples/areolas look different (larger, darker) after breast augmentation? Before and after pictures often show a significant enhancement in size of nipples after breast implants. Is this an unpredictable result, or is it related to a choice
It : It is normal for the areola to become slightly larger after breast augmentation. As far as the color is concerned, there is a chemical/hormonal change that takes place in the breast for a period of time after breast augmentation. This is usually transient and the color will most likely return to normal. Good luck from nyc. For more info visit www.Drgrossman.Com. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Yes, temporarily: Often, nipple sensitivity is increased initially. This can be way too much, at first. Within few weeks, this subsides toward normal. Unfortunately, breast augmentation can also cause permanent loss of nipple sensation on one or both sides, due to injury to the nerves in the breast. This is very rare, but, if it happens to you, it is of little conciliation that it happens very infrequently! ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Does breast augmentation involve moving the nipples? Are the nipples moved during breast augmentation?
Probably-no warranty: In all likelihood, you will be able to nurse. However it is possible that significant ductal damage may be incurred, that nursing may be difficult or impossible. If this is a major concern, you should either avoid implants until after completion of pregnancies or consider breast crease or armpit incisions. Remember that even without implants nursing may not be possible. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I have a very itchy lump on my nipple (had breast augmentation 2 weeks ago) do I need to get it checked out? What could it be? Worried about cancer
What are possible complications from removing capsular contractures (hardening of breast tissue after breast augmentation)?
Usual Suspects: Bleeding, infection, recurrence of capsular contrature, thinning of the breast tissue, scar formation and breast implant malposition are among the more common problems that can occur. The upside is softer breasts and pain relief if you are experiencing soreness in the breasts currently. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Be Safe: It would be best to be geographically close to your plastic surgeon for a minimum of two weeks following breast augmentation. If a problem should arise, you would want to be able to obtain treatment quickly from the surgeon who treated you as opposed to someone in a different state who doesn't know exactly what was done and how. Be conservative, especially with this investment in your health. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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