I had breast reduction on December 9 this past year, so I am about 3 months postop. I was asked one time by the surgeon if I liked the sensation I had in my breast before surgery. I did very much. After this the discussion of loss of sensation in the breast was that it was highly unlikely. I now have no sensation in my left nipple or aerola and some in my right, but not the same sensation... more
Hey Ladies, I'm so excited an nervous about getting this breast reduction surgery. I'm getting so antsy waiting on bcbs to approve me. I'm a 40HH and they hurt my back, neck, shoulders, and I have rashes under my breast. Don't get me started on the chronic and constant pain. So do any of you ladies know how long it takes for them to approve this procedure? I submitted pictures but that's it.... more
I am roughly 2 weeks out from my br and to be honest, I've cried almost everyday. I am 120 pounds 5'6 and was a 34 F. I am still in tremendous pain and it's so hard for me to sleep. I got my drains out last week and thought that would help a lot, but I was wrong. I am so sore and still have those sharp, searing/stabbing pains that really worry me. Also before my surgery, my doctor told me... more
Hi everyone. I go in for my preop tomorrow. I am so nervous. I am 34yrs old with no kids and I wear a size 34J. Hope everything goes well. I can't believe this day has finally arrived. I will add some pics very soon. Please let me know if you have any suggestions. This is my first time having surgery more
My surgery is scheduled for Dec 20, 2012 and I am getting VERY nervous, yet still very excited! I have read alot of reviews on here about the surgery and it seems everyone is different in their experience, healing, etc. I am hoping to have a smooth recovery and be back to school (becoming an RN in May 2014) on Jan 7, 2013 studying and working with smaller breasts!! :)
Thanks to all the... more
I have been considering a Breast Reduction for the last 3 years. I was never able to seek further info about it bc my insurance at the time considered it a cosmetic procedure which left me with nothing. I was told by a friend who had also had a BR that medicaid will pay for if they agreed that it was medically nesscary. So I made a appointment with a surgeon in Macon, GA October 10, 2012. I... more
Hello, I am a 28 year old Mother of 3 children ages 10,7 and 11 months. I have always had large breasts but since having my last child and breastfeeding for 8 months I started to experience some issues with My Neck, Shoulder and Back. My current bra size is 38DD or 36DDD and I am 5'3 154 lbs.
I decided after several months of pain and discomfort to take my issues to my PCP. Once my new... more
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