My post op bra is hurting my breast. I'm 5 days post op. How can I stop the pain?
Doctor Answers (5)
Pain after augmentation
Hopefully you've already seen your surgeon
New pain and swelling 5 days after breast augmentation needs to be checked by your plastic surgeon
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Pain from bra after breast implants
- You can remove the bra or
- You can cut the bra elastic to release the pressure,
- If you are going to remove the bra, it is best to discuss this first with your surgeon.
- If you cannot reach her/him, then do what is needed to relieve the pain. Best wishes.
The vast majority of the time in my practice, the patient can choose to wear a bra or not....it is only comfort related. Having said that, on very infrequent occassions I may insist they keep the bra on at ALL times to offer constant pressure/support on the inframammary fold.
Best to check with your surgeon.