Hello, I am 30yrs old and I'm due to have an uplift on the 19thFeb (one month today) I just realised that I'll be on the 2nd day of my period. I also have low blood pressure. Is this still safe or should I reschedule? Many thanks A
Breast Uplift During Period?
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Menstruation and Breast Lift
Breast lift can be performed at any time during the menstrual cycle. Kenneth Hughes, MD breast lift Los Angeles, CA
Breast Lifting Surgery and Menstrual Period?
Thank you for the question.
Yes, it is safe to have your procedure anytime during your menstrual cycle. Don't be surprised if your cycle is made somewhat irregular ( or even missed) around the time of the procedure planned.
Best wishes; hopefully, you will be very pleased with the outcome of the breast lifting surgery.
Menstruation during surgery
Do not be concerned about having surgery while menstruating. Interestingly, often the excitemen/anxiety of upcoming surgery causes women to menstruate around the time of surgery even though it is off their schedule. This is a quite often phenomenon.
Ary Krau MD FACS
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The fact that you will be on your period at the time of your surgery might make you a little higher risk for bleeding during the surgery, but this should not be a significant risk and should not be a reason to postpone your surgery.
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