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Why would you receive breast reduction surgery?
16 doctors weighed in

Dr. Francisco Agullo
Surgery - Plastics
7 doctors agree
In brief: Medical reasons
Medical indications for breast reduction are back or neck pain, shoulder grooving from the bra straps, and/or recurrent skin rashes in the folds.

In brief: Medical reasons
Medical indications for breast reduction are back or neck pain, shoulder grooving from the bra straps, and/or recurrent skin rashes in the folds.
Dr. Francisco Agullo
Dr. Francisco Agullo
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Dr. ELizabeth Kinsley
Surgery - Plastics
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Large breasts '
Breast reductions are performed for women that have symptoms or problems because of the size and weight of their breasts or for women who simply want smaller breasts.

In brief: Large breasts '
Breast reductions are performed for women that have symptoms or problems because of the size and weight of their breasts or for women who simply want smaller breasts.
Dr. ELizabeth Kinsley
Dr. ELizabeth Kinsley
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Dr. Steven Harris
Surgery - Plastics
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Two main reasons
I have found that the main reasons women seek breast reduction are to help neck, back and shoulder pain caused by the constant downward pull of their very heavy breasts and to permit easier participation in athletics (running, basketball, etc.
) occasionally, i will encounter a woman who is tired of unwanted attention from men they meet.

In brief: Two main reasons
I have found that the main reasons women seek breast reduction are to help neck, back and shoulder pain caused by the constant downward pull of their very heavy breasts and to permit easier participation in athletics (running, basketball, etc.
) occasionally, i will encounter a woman who is tired of unwanted attention from men they meet.
Dr. Steven Harris
Dr. Steven Harris
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Dr. Todd Sisto
Breast Surgery
1 doctor agrees
In brief: If you have to ask,
You wouldn't. It's usually done to relieve pain.
Some women do it strictly as an aesthetic preference.

In brief: If you have to ask,
You wouldn't. It's usually done to relieve pain.
Some women do it strictly as an aesthetic preference.
Dr. Todd Sisto
Dr. Todd Sisto
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Dr. Richard Baxter
Surgery - Plastics
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Pain relief
Women with extremely large breasts may experience neck or back pain, shoulder grooves from bra straps, rashes under the breast skin, and other issues.
This may be why the satisfation rating for breast reduction surgery is among the highest of any plastic surgery. Women expeience not only physical improvement from relief of chronic discomfort but feel better about their bodies too.

In brief: Pain relief
Women with extremely large breasts may experience neck or back pain, shoulder grooves from bra straps, rashes under the breast skin, and other issues.
This may be why the satisfation rating for breast reduction surgery is among the highest of any plastic surgery. Women expeience not only physical improvement from relief of chronic discomfort but feel better about their bodies too.
Dr. Richard Baxter
Dr. Richard Baxter
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Dr. Otto Placik
Surgery - Plastics
In brief: Reasons to reduce
Neck, back or shoulder pain, with pronouced thoracic kyphosis, upper extremity dysesthesias (numbness or tingling), inframammary sulcus intertrigo erythema, limited physical activity, skin breakdown, etc.

In brief: Reasons to reduce
Neck, back or shoulder pain, with pronouced thoracic kyphosis, upper extremity dysesthesias (numbness or tingling), inframammary sulcus intertrigo erythema, limited physical activity, skin breakdown, etc.
Dr. Otto Placik
Dr. Otto Placik
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Dr. Alan Chen
Surgery - Plastics
In brief: Pain
Most patients undergo breast reduction surgery for having very large breasts that cause severe neck, shoulder and back pain.

In brief: Pain
Most patients undergo breast reduction surgery for having very large breasts that cause severe neck, shoulder and back pain.
Dr. Alan Chen
Dr. Alan Chen
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