Hi ladies, not to be a downer but right now I am laying in bed in agony with fever and cellulitis in my left breast..had reduction done 19 days ago. The surgery and immediate post op was great. I love the size and shape but I started to have seperation of the skin basically all over and had lots of drainage and...followed up with dr on Aug 6 . She put me on Silverdine cream (I was using... more
Im 43year old. 140lb 5ft5in mother of two. I am currently 34h and have been accepted for a bust reduction and lift on the nhs. i have my next appointment on the 17th Jan with my plastic surgeon. i will know more then but i should have a smaller bust by middle may. my journey started in Feb 2012 with my g.p who told me i needed to loose some weight before she would refer me. i lost 27lb then... more
I am 20y/o, 5'2'' 150ibs and 38DD. Been having back, neck, waist and shoulder pains for years now. Went for BR consultation today. The surgeon said he can only do a reduction and not a lift because my upper chest is flat or flabby/stretched (I dont know if am saying it right). In my head am I was like what? He said he's changing just the size to relief the pains and not shape/lift. But is that... more
I am a 24 year old female. I am almost 5 feet and 160 pounds with a 40H bra size. I've been contemplating getting a breast reduction for a while now because of back pain and other common symptoms of being large chested.
I got a referral from my doctor to a plastic surgeon, and I went to my appointment today. I got there 15 minutes early and filled out a bunch of paperwork. This included a... more
One week until my BR, and I've been so comforted/reassured by reading about others' pre- and post-op. experiences that I figured it was time for me to contribute something. I am hoping to go from a 32G to a 32C, although my PS says it may be more like a "C-minus" when all is said and done! So...here's a list of things I won't miss post-surgery. Please feel free to add on...
After having... more
I am 51 years old, 5'9" and just over 200 lbs but losing like crazy on Weight Watchers! I went through new 42G bras every month. My back, neck and shoulders were always in pain. Thanks to my surgeon, his staff and BCBS of Massachusetts, I am now living in comfort & feel beautiful. I'll post sone early post op pictures soon!I officially hit week four yesterday. Doing OK, but... more