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What's it like to get a double mastectomy at once?
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Dr. Sean Canale
Breast Surgery
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In brief: Much like unilateral
Its not so different than a unilateral procedure - more but not necessarily double the discomfort.
This may be influenced by reconstruction options chosen or not. One caveat - a tram recon can only be done once (can reconstruct both breasts this way at the same time but not each side at different times).

In brief: Much like unilateral
Its not so different than a unilateral procedure - more but not necessarily double the discomfort.
This may be influenced by reconstruction options chosen or not. One caveat - a tram recon can only be done once (can reconstruct both breasts this way at the same time but not each side at different times).
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