i use to be a 34 c then gave birth and breast feed my breast got so huge and after breast feeding they just got bigger, had reduction in 2007 and 2010 they are double ds again. what in the world?
Breast Reduction in 2007 and They Have Grown Back. Why?
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Breast Reduction and Recurrent Hypertrophy?
Thanks for the question.
Recurrent breast hypertrophy is probably related to changes in weight and/or hormonal status. To be sure consultation with your primary care physician and/or OB/GYN may be helpful to rule out underlying endocrinologic abnormality.
Breast regrowth after reduction
Has your weight remained constant or have you gained weight? Was there an intervening pregnancy? Have you used a different contraceptive? What is your age? All of these can factor into increased breast size postoperatively. If none of the foregoing are applicable, you may want to seek an endocrinology consultation to rule out any underlying medical issues.
Breasts are growing
It is hard to say without more information. If you have gained weight it is possible that the breasts have become larger. They will get smaller when you lose weight. Without an exam and history it is hard to say.
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HELP! MY BREASTS ARE GROWING! Recurrent hypertrophy after breast reduction
There are many factors which may effect this process. Most notably the two contributing factors are weight gain and hormone status (pregancy, oral contraceptives, etc.). Liposuction is a useful way of managing minor to moderate degrees of recurrent hypertrophy
Recurrent Large Breasts AFTER Breast Reduction
Increasing breast size after breast reduction
Breast reduction removes breast tissue that is present at the time of the operation, but does not affect the remainder of the breast, which will still respond to hormones and changes in body weight. Pregnancy and weight gain may both result in breast enlargement even after breast reduction. If neither of these has occurred, you may want to consult with your physician to rule out any medical reasons for the breast hypertrophy.
Recurrent Breast Hypertrophy after Reduction
Assuming that you have not had a subsequent pregnancy or a significant weight gain (either of which could lead to your situation), it would be unusual to increase your cup size from C to DD. The most likely explanation would be a hormonal imbalance of some sort. You should check with your GP or gynecologist.
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