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How Long Will Normal Activities Cause Me Pain After a Breast Reduction?

Will there be any loss of sensitivity around the breast after a reduction? Could this last for months? READ MORE

How Soon After Breast Reduction Can I Do Downhill Skiing?

I had breast reduction surgery 2 weeks ago. I am doing well, no pain, no issue. My surgical tape is still in place. I have walked at a 4mph pace,... READ MORE

What is the Impact on Recovery (If Any), Sutures, Scar Tissue and Healing if Too Active Following BR?

I am a 41yr old female who had BR surgery 1 month ago. No complications, healthy & average BMI. Due to a miscommunication, I was back at work the... READ MORE

Breast Reduction for Very Active People

I am a BIG time backpacker, hiker, canoer, climber, skier etc., 45yrs old. Just had a unilateral breast reduction. 1 lb was removed keyhole incision.... READ MORE

How Soon After BR Can I Play Golf?

How Soon After BR Can I Play Golf? READ MORE

Edema + 1-2 pitting to the bottom of my breast. What do I do?

I reduced my upper body activities dramatically. No more lifting greater than 5 lbs. Light duty activity only (cook, wash & fold clothes and drive... READ MORE

I want to have a Mastectomy and Breast Reduction. After surgery, when will I most likely be able to drive and be active?

Decided I wanted to have breast reduction on non cancer side and total mastectomy and reconstruction on cancer side. Know this is a major surgery... READ MORE

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