Does a full mastectomy have fewer risks than a breast reduction?

Hard to compare. Full mastectomies are usually done for cancer, while reductions are done to relieve the symptoms of large heavy breasts. They are both operations with the usual risks of surgery, but the specific risks of each are somewhat different and depend on the underlying reason for doing the operation.

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Can you tell me about breast reduction or mastectomy?

Breast Reduction. Women with very large breast can suffer from kyphosis due the weight of their breasts and sometimes it requires surgical removal of breast mass to correct the posture of the body. Mastectomy is completely removal of breast . Read more...