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Would prominent veins on my breasts get in the way of a breast reduction?

Would prominent veins on my breasts get in the way of a breast reduction?

No: Large veins are often a part of having large breasts. We cauterize these during the procedure to avoid bleeding. ...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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I have prominent veins on my breasts? How can I get rid of the And should this be a concern ?

I have prominent veins on my breasts? How can I get rid of the
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No and no: The veins drain blood away from tissue, and sometimes they are located closer to the skin in some women, which makes them more visible. In young women, such as you at age 16, the breasts are developing and responding to hormone signals. I would not worry. And please no plastic surgery! Best wishes! ...Read more

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I was wondering if ovulation can cause more prominent veins in your nipples and on the breasts. I am getting them all over my breasts and its unusual?

I was wondering if ovulation can cause more prominent veins in your nipples and on the breasts. I am getting them all over my breasts and its unusual?

No: The venous system is sensitive to hormonal chnages such as seen during your cycle..These should not be a cause for concern..Although there is a rare syndrome called 'mondor's disease" seen in pregnancy that is thrombophlebitis of the veins that drain the breasts. This is not, however your problem. ...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 had cancer & had breast reduction during procedure. There is collegian build up under breast. What is the best way to get rid of collegian?

I had cancer & had breast reduction during procedure.  There is collegian build up under breast.  What is the best way to get rid of collegian?

Scar Tissue is...: ...An inevitable and expected outcome after every operation. Your oncoplastic procedure likely "rearranged" the breast tissue, creating scarring in the area of the lumpectomy and below the areola, along the "inverted t". If you had radiation therapy, this will increase the scarring further. Best bet: ask your surgeon--depending on the timing, breast massage may help. ...Read more

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What can cause prominent veins on breasts?

Common: Sometimes they seem to appear after breast surgery, such as augmentation. However, they are not uncommon even in someone who has not had this procedure. In my experience, they often respond well to gentle sclerotherapy. ...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?

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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Can you tell me if i get a breast reduction how much will my boobs possibly shrink?

Can you tell me if i get a breast reduction how much will my boobs possibly shrink?

Communication...: Patients undergoing breast reduction surgery should choose their plastic surgeon carefully; best to have the procedure performed by an experienced board-certified plastic surgeon who can demonstrate lots of examples of his/her work achieving the types of outcomes you will be please with. Then, after this careful selection, it will be important for you to communicate goals carefully; goal photos... ...Read more

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What will i go through if i decide to get a breast reduction?

What will i go through if i decide to get a breast reduction?

Breast surgery: The most important thing is a consultation with a plastic surgeon to assess whether you need a breast lift or a breast reduction and to cover the risks, benefits and limitations of the procedure. You will need a mammogram pre-op. The surgical procedure duration is dependant on the type of procedure. Post-op you will wear a support bra, resume regular exercise & return to work in 3-4 weeks. ...Read more

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Can you get a breast reduction at age 18?

Can you get a breast reduction at age 18?

Yes: If your breast are causing back, neck, and shoulder pain, shoulder grooving, or recurrent rashes then you are a candidate for breast reduction. Keep in mind that if your breasts are not done maturing, they may grow afterwards. ...Read more

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Dr. Ted King
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Veins (Definition)

Veins are thin walled vessels that carry deoxygenated blood ...Read more