You're not alone. Many women don't want to take prescription pain medication after surgery due to side effects, sensitivities, or other concerns. That said, breast augmentation — and all surgeries — will come with some discomfort or pain. Careful surgical techniques can help minimize the level of pain you experience during recuperation. Also, many surgeons will use a long-lasting local anesthetic that significantly reduces discomfort for the first day or so after surgery. Many women get by with over-the-counter pain medication, and some use none at all. As many of my colleagues have written here, subglandular implant placement typically produces less discomfort than submuscular, but I'd be careful not to make your decision based on that. Choose the implant placement that your doctor feels will create the results you want. Good luck!
Can I Get a Breast Augmentation Done with No Pain Medication?
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No pain, no gain?
It is indeed possible to have a breast augmentation without requiring pain medication. It will be somewhat dependent on where your implants are placed (under or above muscle/fascia) and the level of your pain tolerance. There are also several versions of "pain pump" devices now available that can sometimes eliminate the need for pain medication altogether. Consultation with an American Board of Plastic Surgery board certified plastic surgeon will help you determine if this is possible. Good luck!
It depends from location
the most painful is behind the pectoral muscle
intermedium pain: subglandular location
minimum pain: subfascial plane
i recomen a lower pain killer like tramadol mixed with gabapentina
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Breast Augmentation without Pain Medication
Yes, it is quite possible to use no traditional pain medications following a breast augmentation. The amount of pain following a breast augmentation is most dependent on the technique used by the surgeon. Careful direct dissection of the tissues will other than stretching the pocket significantly reduces postoperative pain. Also, placing the implant, when appropriate, above the muscle markedly reduces postoperative pain. There are also other techniques that can further reduce postoperative discomfort. Placing a pain pump which continually puts an anesthetic into the area around the implant or placing a Marcaine gel into the space around the implant are 2 of these methods. I very frequently have patients use nothing or an occasional Tylenol postoperatively.
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Breast augmentaiton without pain medication?
Thank you for your question. You can have the surgery done without pain medication afterward but you will need to have pain medication while under anesthesia. There are many options to control pain after surgery that cqn limit or eliminate the use of narcotic pain medication. Another important factor is your tolerance to be able to handle the post operative discomfort.
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