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What are the downsides of getting a boob job?

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Dr. John Walker
Surgery - Plastics
3 doctors agree

In brief: Foreign body

The body reacts to implants by makin a scar around them, this scar can harden over time, and needs to be removed at some stage.
Implants are not permanent, and need to be changed. You can have chronic pain, back pain, and sometimes even a poor cosmetic result, depending on your surgeon and also how your body reacts to the implant. Your nipple sensation can be reduced occasionally, and a scar.

In brief: Foreign body

The body reacts to implants by makin a scar around them, this scar can harden over time, and needs to be removed at some stage.
Implants are not permanent, and need to be changed. You can have chronic pain, back pain, and sometimes even a poor cosmetic result, depending on your surgeon and also how your body reacts to the implant. Your nipple sensation can be reduced occasionally, and a scar.
Dr. John Walker
Dr. John Walker
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Dr. Azita Madjidi
Surgery - Plastics
2 doctors agree

In brief: Repeat surgery

Implants are not lifetime devices and you may need to have another surgery down the road either to replace them, go bigger , smaller or just remove them. There are also potential complications such as infection, capsular contracture and droopy breasts.
If you have very large implants, your own breast tissue may atrophy under pressure.

In brief: Repeat surgery

Implants are not lifetime devices and you may need to have another surgery down the road either to replace them, go bigger , smaller or just remove them. There are also potential complications such as infection, capsular contracture and droopy breasts.
If you have very large implants, your own breast tissue may atrophy under pressure.
Dr. Azita Madjidi
Dr. Azita Madjidi
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Dr. Jay Stylman
Surgery

In brief: Cancer detection

If you mean augmentation (implants), aside from post-operative discomfort, and sometimes need for procedures down the line; the only real negative effect is sometimes making examination and mammography more difficult; making cancer detection somewhat more complicated.

In brief: Cancer detection

If you mean augmentation (implants), aside from post-operative discomfort, and sometimes need for procedures down the line; the only real negative effect is sometimes making examination and mammography more difficult; making cancer detection somewhat more complicated.
Dr. Jay Stylman
Dr. Jay Stylman
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Dr. John Walker
I don't agree that ca detection is more complicated, there are there atudies that support this claim? If so please share.
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