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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

Is Tension Knots in my Neck and Shoulders Due to Size 34G Bra Size?

I am a 34G and have really bad knots in my shoulder and neck. I wanted to know if I got a breast reduction, would it help tp relax my shoulders? I... READ MORE

I am 53. My breast are 44DD.

I have had serious should/neck problems over the last two or three years. MRI revealed two tears. Thre is numbness running down from my shoulder to my... READ MORE

Am I a Good Candidate for Breast Reduction with my Insurance

I am currently 24 years old 111-114lbs and wear a D cup or DD if the brand runs small. I try to exercise by doing something low impact such as pilates... READ MORE

Breast Reduction For JJ Cup With Federal Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO?

I've gone through two rounds of PT, anti-inflammation medication and muscle relaxers. My pcp bought up the idea of a breast reduction; however, I... READ MORE

I'm 17 and I Want a Breast Reduction.

I am a small person, I am about 5'1 and I feel that my breasts are extremely out of proportion to my body, and it makes me uncomfortable and upset... READ MORE

Breast Reduction Went Wrong: Will Insurance Cover a Revision?

I tried to have a breast reduction 14 years ago but the doctor did one side and let a resident do the other. It was a disaster and after two more... READ MORE

Am I a Candidate for Having Insurance Cover my Breast Reduction?

50 years old, 5'8" and 210lbs. Currently I am a 42DD. Last year I weighed 240, even with wight loss breast size has not decreased. I've... READ MORE

Am I a Good Candidate for Breast Reduction? (38D, 127lbs, 5'0)

I'm 18 years old. Currently, I wear a 38D bra. I'm 5ft and weight 127lbs due to gaining muscle at the gym. If I look in the mirror, I find... READ MORE

Would I Qualify for Breast Reduction for Free, and Whats the Process?

I'm 19 years old. Full time college student in New York. I am 5'1. My bra size is 40DD. I been having a lot of back, neck, shoulder, aches. I already... READ MORE

How Does the Breast Reduction Surgery Differ for Low Density Vs. High Density Breasts?

I am 45yo with sagging, 40E breasts which cause neck pain, shoulder pain, and headaches. My mammogram tech always tells me I have the best breasts for... READ MORE

Can I Get Mammaplasty for Years of Back, Neck, and Shoulder Pain?

I am a 63 year old woman 5 ft. 10 in and wear a 44i bra. READ MORE

Can I Get Breast Reduction for Free or Lowest Cost?

Can I get breast reduction for free? I have 38DD breasts at 5'5. I've had so much pain most of my life, and can't walk. I have seen a chiropractor... READ MORE

Im 40 Yrs. Breast 38/160 Ib. I Have Back and Shoulder Pain?

I have surgeon appoint. next month. is ok for diet plan 20Ib lose weight before see the surgeon? READ MORE

How can I get AIG to cover my breast reduction surgery?

I would like to get down from 32ddd to 32c through a breast reduction surgery. I have a student's insurance with AIG. My reason for the breast... READ MORE

Ontario Plastic Surgeons can you explain what "significant associated symptomatology" means under OHIP for a breast reduction?

I have size 34J breasts which I believe cause me neck & shoulder pain. Indentations on ribcage and shoulders from underwire bras (sports bras give... READ MORE

Can I have breast reduction surgery and will my insurance be likely to cover the surgery?

I am 16 years old and i have had large breasts as soon as they came in. I am now a DDD and I have been finding it hard to exercise with my large... READ MORE

Shoulder and back pain?

Hi i had a reduction 3 days ago and having really bad back and shoulder pain.My shoulders seem to be hunching and i cant relax the down?Does anybody... READ MORE

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