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How painful is breast enlargement?
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Dr. Azita Madjidi
Surgery - Plastics
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In brief: Variable
Pain tolerance is variable.
In general younger patients are more sensitive than older ones, those who get sub muscular implants are a bit more sore and those who are flat and get large implants feel more tightness. Overall, it is pretty well managed with narcotic pain medications for 3-4 days.

In brief: Variable
Pain tolerance is variable.
In general younger patients are more sensitive than older ones, those who get sub muscular implants are a bit more sore and those who are flat and get large implants feel more tightness. Overall, it is pretty well managed with narcotic pain medications for 3-4 days.
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Dr. Otto Placik
Surgery - Plastics
In brief: Manageable
Following any surgical procedure, there is a potential for pain.
However in most instances this can be managed with perioperative medications and nerve blocks. Some approaches such as under the muscle may cause more pain than over the muscle. Experienced surgeons have usually developed techniques to minimize perioperative discomfort using a combination of muscle relaxants, anti-inflammatory agent, .

In brief: Manageable
Following any surgical procedure, there is a potential for pain.
However in most instances this can be managed with perioperative medications and nerve blocks. Some approaches such as under the muscle may cause more pain than over the muscle. Experienced surgeons have usually developed techniques to minimize perioperative discomfort using a combination of muscle relaxants, anti-inflammatory agent, .
Dr. Otto Placik
Dr. Otto Placik
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Dr. Robert Schnarrs
Surgery - Plastics
In brief: Breast implant
Having breast implant performed under the muscle, you feel like you have a cow on your chest for the first night.
You sleep in a chair upright the first night.

In brief: Breast implant
Having breast implant performed under the muscle, you feel like you have a cow on your chest for the first night.
You sleep in a chair upright the first night.
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Dr. Robert Schnarrs
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