Location: Ohio, IL
Member since 9/1/2013


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  • 2 discussions
  • 2 questions

Questions from Giesela

I want a shorter surgery, fewer stitches and smaller breasts than a pedicle procedure will allow: Do I have to keep my nipples?

I want a shorter surgery, fewer stitches, easier recovery and smaller breasts than a pedicle procedure will allow. I know I know. But at 60 I just don't care about them anymore... READ MORE

Would it be cautionary to wear some mild compression socks after Breast Reduction surgery for blood clot?

I'm 58, overweight, anticipating a breast reduction. When telling my sister some of my fears she said I should be worrying more about throwing a clot. Some people wear... READ MORE

Discussions started by Giesela

Stitch types and gapping, poking

I have wanted a BR for a long time and at 60 its getting to be now or never.  I've been reading online and see a fair number of women have irritation/pain by stitches that... READ MORE

Breast Reduction: age 58, 5.4 1/2", 235 lbs., bigger than my 42H bra; my first consult - this is what was said

I went and saw a Dr. today just to see what he would say.  So the Dr. I saw today said 1. I won the biggest boobs  this month award 2. That he would not be... READ MORE

Recent comments from Giesela

Thanks for the follow up. Sounds like everything healed well which is a blessing. The dog ear and inverted nipple are a disappointment I'm sure but that can be fixed eventually. The size, yea that would be hard to live with but I get... READ COMMENT

Good news. So was that suture thing what they call spitting? Reminds me, I wanted to call the office and see if they got my request submitted to insurance so I can figure when I'll get a response. READ COMMENT

I will probably have close to 1000 removed. I told my Dr. to go ahead with an FNG. I want to go small, in several consults several Dr.s wouldn't go as small with a pedicle. Good healing to you all! READ COMMENT

Thanks for the update. I can see that one side is healing a little more slowly but still, only a month so I think things look pretty good. The pictures in the shirts - huge difference between the two, I can see the weight loss in your... READ COMMENT

Not TMI, thanks for the response. I just looked up what I think my distance was if I remember hearing right. I could go with a pedicle - but again, not get as small as I want without some risk. I'm happy with the FNG decision (hope... READ COMMENT