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How to Qualify for Medicaid for Breast Reduction?

Ok I just had a baby, and my medicaid ran out. They say its very hard to get it back once it runs out because its hard to prove you have a condition.... READ MORE

Breast Reduction for a 16-year-old Girl?

Can breast reduction be performed for a 16-year-old girl? Overall I am not huge, but I am trying to lose some weight, and my 38G breast size makes... READ MORE

Stitches Did Not Dissolve After Breast Reduction?

I had a Breast reduction May 19, 2009 and my doctor told me that he used dissolvable stitches. I assumed that by now being almost 8 weeks out that the... READ MORE

Breast Reduction from DD Cup to B Achievable?

I wear a DD bra. I am a heavy woman at 200 lbs and am 5'7 tall. I am 41 years old and want to go to a B cup. My back is killing me, my neck hurts and... READ MORE

Will Insurance Cover Breast Reduction of EE and DDD Breasts?

I'm 28 and I have Medicaid but I was wondering if a Breast reduction would be covered. I have one breast that measures as an EE and the other as a DDD... READ MORE

Medicaid Coverage for Breast Reduction of a C and Dd Cup Breasts?

My right breast is DD and my left a C. I've struggled with this for 8 years. Doctors said they would catch up around when I turned 18 but they didn't... READ MORE

Is Breast Reduction of 38I to 38D Possible?

I have had a great deal of neck and back pain for years (I was a DD as a 10-year-old and I am now an I cup as a 41-year-old). I also have rashes under... READ MORE

Will Insurance Cover Breast Reduction for D Cup Breasts?

I'm 5'9" with size 32D breasts. I am very athletic and small framed. I would love to get rid of back, neck, and shoulder pain as well as... READ MORE

Breast Reduction of 500 Grams Too Much for Dd Cups?

I've had several spinal surgeries since I was 15. I'm 22 now and since I was in 6th grade I've had large breasts. I'm 5'0, 125lbs, and a 36D-DD... READ MORE

Severe Body Pain from DD Breasts Qualifies for Breast Reduction?

I have been having severe back, neck and shoulder pain for many years now and I have pain in my chest when I sleep and when im awake. I have DD... READ MORE

Breast Reduction Surgery - How Much Pain is There?

I Am Having Breast Reduction Surgery in a Couple of Hours. I am worried about the pain after the surgery. How much pain will I experience? READ MORE

What is the Criteria for a Breast Reduction to Be Medically Necessary?

What degree of back and shoulder problems/pain are considered breast reduction reasons for medically necessary according to most insurance options?... READ MORE

How to Convince Insurance to Cover Breast Reduction?

I am 20 years old and I have 38DD breasts. I would love to get a breast reduction because as long as I can remember I have had back, neck and knee... READ MORE

How Can You Tell when Your Boobs Are Too Big?

I'm a smallish woman thats very unconfortable with her breast size, and lately i've been getting sharp pains in my mid back and i also get very raw in... READ MORE

Will Medicare Cover Breast Reduction for a 60 Year Old?

Hi. I am a 60 year old female with OA, PMR and GCA. I've also had stents placed in the coronary arteries and angioplasty. I am a size 38DDD, could... READ MORE

My Daughter is 15 and Wears a 34L Bra & C/o Breast Pain. Is She a Candidate for a Reduction?

My daughter is 15 and wears a 34I bra & c/o breast pain. She wears a bra (sometimes multiple) every minute of the day except to shower @ which... READ MORE

Will Insurance Allow Breast Reduction from F to D Cup?

I have always been large breasted and have always wanted a reduction. In the past 2 years, I have given birth to two children and breastfed. My... READ MORE

Will my Insurance Cover Breast Reduction and Tummy Tuck?

Dear Dr.,I am a mother of 4 and even though I eat healthy food and exercise 5 times a week, I am not able to lose the weight. I have been considering... READ MORE

Chest Tightness and Pain 2 Weeks Post-op

Even wearing a top makes my skin feel uncomfortable. I also have shooting pin like pains at times and my breasts are still very swollen. I have been... READ MORE

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