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Bathing 6 Weeks After Breast Reduction

I Am 6 Weeks Post Breast Reduction,and Incisions Are Without Scabs Etc,is It Safe to Bathe? READ MORE

Does Wearing a Bra Prevent Sagging? (photo)

I am 4 weeks post-op and I love my new breasts. I was on line reading about breast health and ran across an artical that stated "wearing a bra can... READ MORE

Is This Area of Breakdown Following Breast Reduction Surgery Look Normal? (photo)

Wednesday I will be 4 weeks post op.PS noted I did have significant swelling in my right breast and noted that Area's of Breakdown no bigger than the... READ MORE

Open Wound After Breast Reduction? (photo)

I had a breast reduction about a month ago, and after my steri strips came off, the left breast started to open. It is open now to where I can see... READ MORE

Bumpy Discolored Areolas After Breast Reduction, What To Do? (photo)

I had a breast reduction just about a month ago now and I'm concerned about my areolas. They are bumpy where the stitches were and on one after... READ MORE

Nipple: Infection/Necrosis, Fat Necrosis, or Normal? 4 Weeks Post BR (photo)

My other post was 'Uneven Healing Post BR'. Pics below from 12/21. BR 11/26. Foul, nauseating odor noticeable through pads/clothes for a week now. No... READ MORE

Stingy, Red Rash AFTER Breast Reduction Surgery?

I had breast reduction surgery 4 weeks ago. I developed a red, warm-to-touch, smooth rash on the entire bottom half of both of my breasts about 3... READ MORE

Is It Normal to Have One Nipple Up and One Nipple Down After a Breast Reduction? and How Long Does the Swelling Last?

I'm 4 weeks post op, and I have one nipple pointing up and one nipple pointing down. It's been this way since the day 5 . When I asked my plastic... READ MORE

Breasts Still Seem Large 1 Month Post-Op Breast Reduction, Could They Still Go Down In Size?

I had a breast reduction a month ago and the doctor removed 800gms from each breast.  I am back to wearing normal bras. However still size D. I... READ MORE

Breast Reduction - Pain After 4 Weeks?

I am about 4 weeks post-op and I am so happy with the results aesthetically, I wish I'd had the courage to do this 20 years ago!! One question: my... READ MORE

Breast Reduction Recovery. What Can I Do To Speed it Up, and Go Back To Yoga/Spinning?

I am 5 weeks post op from reduction/lift. They are high and perky, just not that much smaller. Was 32G, must be 32C!!! My 32 E bra is fitting, but... READ MORE

1 Month Post-Op Breast Reduction and my Left Breast Healed Fine, my Right Breast Will Not Heal, Why? (photo)

Hi i had a breast reduction about 4 weeks ago and my left breast healed so fast and is looking really good, but my right breast has got something goin... READ MORE

Stitches Too Tight After Breast Reduction? (photo)

I'm 4 weeks post op and one of my breasts looks like it has 2 halves. The stitches from the nipple down look too tight and causes a crease in my... READ MORE

4 Weeks Out, Struggling to Lose Weight After Breast Reduction Surgery?

I had breast reduction surgery 4 weeks ago, from 38DDD+ to 38C. I've done Weight Watchers since 2 months before surgery, and am continuing. I... READ MORE

5 Weeks Post Large Breast Reduction/lift. Now Feeling Pain and Large 'Lump' on One Area? (photo)

A few days ago I noticed fleeing, stabbing pain in the top of my left breast from areola to top of cleavage (10 o'clock position?). I tend toward... READ MORE

What Else Can I Do to Improve an Open Incision Under My Left Breast from Breast Reduction? (photo)

I am almost 4 weeks post op BR and I have a opening under my left breast. My PS has advised me to use xerform petroleum dressing. I have read alot of... READ MORE

Deep Suture Puckering After Breast Reduction? (photo)

I am 3 1/2 weeks post bilateral breast reduction. After getting the glue and tape off at my PS's office, I noticed my right breast's areola had a... READ MORE

Why is my Incision Tearing Open 4 Weeks Post Breast Reduction?

The first two weeks postop I was sore but not uncomfortable and everything seemed to be healing till now. My right side vertical incision and my left... READ MORE

1 Month Post-Op Breast Reduction, When Will the Soreness go Away? Bras are Irritating the Area.

I had BR Feb 24 - 38DD to 38C. The breasts are still very sore and bruised. The area most bothersome is where the drains were - its like the bra... READ MORE

Wound Separation a Little Ovber a Month Post BR? (photo)

I had a BBR on 6/18/12. I'm dealing with wound separations that 'seem' to be progressing positively.. though it's hard to tell and a lot like watching... READ MORE

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