Breast Reduction Q&A
Activity + Breast Reduction
I want to have a Mastectomy and Breast Reduction. After surgery, when will I most likely be able to drive and be active?
Decided I wanted to have breast reduction on non cancer side and total mastectomy and reconstruction on cancer side. Know this is a major surgery... READ MORE
I had breast reduction surgery 2 weeks ago. I am doing well, no pain, no issue. My surgical tape is still in place. I have walked at a 4mph pace,... READ MORE
I am a BIG time backpacker, hiker, canoer, climber, skier etc., 45yrs old. Just had a unilateral breast reduction. 1 lb was removed keyhole incision.... READ MORE
I wasn't really given any clear concise directions postoperatively. I'm really not sure how high I can lift my arms what my lifting restrictions are... READ MORE
What is the Impact on Recovery (If Any), Sutures, Scar Tissue and Healing if Too Active Following BR?
I am a 41yr old female who had BR surgery 1 month ago. No complications, healthy & average BMI. Due to a miscommunication, I was back at work the... READ MORE
I reduced my upper body activities dramatically. No more lifting greater than 5 lbs. Light duty activity only (cook, wash & fold clothes and drive... READ MORE
'm 10 days PO and the last few days have done a little housework and gone shopping with my daughter. Tonight I'm in pain and have noticed hard lumps... READ MORE
My back, shoulder and stomach pain has become unbearable. The chafing and constant sores under my breast burn like crazy. I am unable to do any... READ MORE
25 y/o female. Non-smoker. Active. 9 days Post Op. When we spoke at my Post Op about my concerns, she addressed that it's almost like a blister and... READ MORE
More specifically, if I have my BR on the morning of December 2nd and my post-op/drain-removal scheduled for December 4th, will I be okay to go to a... READ MORE
I am 20 years old. I weigh 120Ibs and 5'2. I think I wear about a 30DDD bra. My doctor told me to get active and strengthen my core to help my neck,... READ MORE
3.5 weeks post op breast reduction/lift. Small wound appeared at the T junction, now turned into small hole! (photos)
Is this normal? The sound which k found a week ago had looked like maybe the scab fell off at the T junction. Doctor is out of town and normally... READ MORE
I would like to have a breast lift with a reduction performed. I have to care for my 4 year old. READ MORE
I'm planning to have a breast reduction in 6 months and want to prepare my body to heal the best that it can. Any suggestions?
Hello, I am planning to have a breast reduction in 6 months and I wanted to prepare my body to heal the best that it can. I am currently losing weight... READ MORE
I am worried about things like pulling on snow boots and wearing heavy winter coats and pushing pulling heavy store doors etc. simply walking through... READ MORE
Activities after breast reduction: Should I be able to walk along the strip,beach, club etc? Or would that be a bit much?
I'm scheduled to have a breast reduction May 6, 2016 I plan to go to the beach May 27-29... READ MORE
This morning my scars were swollen and red. The swelling has gone down but the redness remains and now slight pain at the scars. I was cleaning my... READ MORE