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Have a great bra to recommend?

  • 1 year ago

Whether it's a bra you wore and loved while recovering from your surgery or a bra you adore now, please post any and all suggestions here!

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I am loving the VSX sports bra from Victoria's Secret! It's super supportive for large breasts and very comfortable after the 4 week post-op mark. :)
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I found a stretchy material to be the best fit and most comfortable... my PS told me just because I was perky didn't mean gravity wouldn't prevail. He told me to wear a bra with good support - I am smaller but have the largest implants he could use after double mastectomy. I just look for underwire bras at discount stores and pay 6-10 dollars instead of paying $50 and up. I try them on to make sure the sides will not poke or rub and cause irritation , they never last long regardless of how much you spend so save wherever you can.
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I have tried Genie and Ahh Bra and honestly found it to be a waste of money! i just purchased the Bluscious Bra and its amazing, it does what Genie and Ahh promised to do. feels perfect ! try it out. Guess its not made in China that is what sets the Bluscious Bra apart.
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Thanks for posting this! I was thinking of trying out both of these; now I won't waste my money.
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Many women have sensitivity after breast implant surgery. I recommend a Coobie as a breast garment and nipple areola silicone shields for the nipple areola complex sensitivity. Our women love these items and are not expensive.
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I have the same issues with bra. I purchase 2 after my surgery. It's been 20 days and still having problem with the sensitivity. The seams around the bra it made marks the skin of my breast and the areas become sensitive. I know it will take some time. The question is when is the time specific that the skin will not be sensitive or the pain will go away. I am getting tired of it and its only been 20 days. I am not use of not wearing a bra during the day. I need to wear it even at least 8 hours during work. Everyday I cant wait to come home to take ff my bra then I can see and felt the lines that's irritated. Any advice?
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I had the same prob to. Do this - put a tank top or tshirt on first. Then the sports bra over it. You will no longer feel the irritation of the band.
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I had the same problem after surgery. It took me a good 3 weeks. Yes TinaTina I did the same as well. I am 2 moths post op and I am now just wearing just a sports bra. My doctor advised me to wear my compression strap for 6 weeks which was torture. Just be patient it will all get better in time. And congrats on your new purchases.
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Such a great idea! Thank you TinaTina.
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Luciano01 - I have had the same problem! I'm assuming you have crease incisions? I'm 8 weeks post op and wearing bras irritate me and make my incisions more raised with a faint line/crease as well. I have tried soooooo many bras (no underwire of course) and still can't seem to get comfortable. I was given silicone sheeting scar bandages as well to wear over the incisions (under my bra) but irritation still occurs. Have you had any luck since this post?
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My PS recommended Danskin sports bras from Walmart. They come in a 2 pack for about $9. Super strechy and soft. He recommended I buy a size larger in the band I wore before surgery so it wouldn't irritate the incisions and be a little loose to accommodate swelling.
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Thank you so much!! I have been to wal mart three times swapped out sports bra's 2 times I thought it would be as easy as buying sml but I get there and I have to choose between 34 36 38 40 that makes it tough cause I have no idea how much swelling ill have lol.
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I agree, I'm wearing a Danskin in my profile pic. Also, the Fruit of the Loom front hook bras are great! :)
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Tata Tamer II from Lululemon!!!! Wide straps, so comfy, lots of support without squishing the girls!!. Once you don't have to wear the surgical bra anymore this will be your best friend.
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I ordered a Menera surgical bra front closed very comfy worked well
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Be shown here. Danskin, soft cups, no under wire. $12 @ Walmart. you do not have to spend a ton of the money to find comfort!!!!!
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I am 1 week post op and I got 2 different kinds of soft bras, which I am supposed to wear for a few weeks. I got the genie bra, in size med but its too tight and I feel like it pushes them together. I love the champion from Target size medium. Perfect! $19 I am 5'4" 112lbs. Was 34a/b got 300cc saline
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I am 5 weeks post op and didn't need to wear a bra after surgery. My PS says I can wear any kind of bra now and I was hoping to find some suggestions here before shopping for a bra. I found several great bras but my favorite is Calvin Kline Perfectly Fit Contour Wireless. SUPER comfy, seamless, tag less, soft cups w 2way stretch. Impressive construction and modest coverage, it doesn't irritate incisions or push up my breast uncomfortably. I also purchased another CK bra and a BCBG, both have underwires and soft cups. Happy shopping ladies!!
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UnderArmour Bra is absolutely a perfect for BA Post-Op! Fits comfortably, holds my girls securely, the material is durable and soft, and zipper enclosure in the front. (I can also wear it at the gym since the gym is my life).
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Champion.
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Hi! Sports bra? Walmart 3 for $10 fruit of the loom, genie bra & vic secret body by victoria...girl i wasted my money like crazy until i found the most confortable ones.
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Champion sports bra I am wearing in my review! Comfortable, and inexpensive. Target sells them.
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I ordered 6 genie bras in a medium fit they are soft and seem like something I could sleep in.
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What size did u go to and where did u order..can u message me please
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