I Had a Breast Implant Surgery Three Years Ago but the the Pain in the Nipples Never Ended What Should I Do?

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Pain in nipples

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Some patients albeit pretty rare get hypersensitivity in the nipples after breast surgery. Some can be recalcitrant to therapy. Probably the best person to see is a pain specialist.


Manhattan Plastic Surgeon
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Pain in the Nipples Never Ended

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If you have exhausted all the remedies from your plastic surgeon, seeing a pain specialist might offer useful help. Occasional one or a few nerve blocks with local anesthetic can break the cycle. There are some medicines, such as neurontin that can be tried. 

See a doctor who regularly takes care of pain patients in his/her practice makes most sense to me.

Thanks and best wishes. 

Jourdan Gottlieb, MD
Seattle Plastic Surgeon
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