Breast Reduction Q&A
Breast Cancer + Breast Reduction
Will breast reduction surgery cause internal scar tissue that can be mistaken for breast cancer during mammograms?
I am a candidate for reduction mammoplasty. It's determined I have a higher than normal risk for breast cancer due to family history. My doctor would... READ MORE
I had a breast reduction a year ago and i recently was doing a self mammogram and discovered a lump in one of my breast, it doesn't hurt or anything... READ MORE
I hate them so much, especially the areoles. They are so flat too, they never been perky, but i don't really care about that now, i just want them... READ MORE
I'm thinking of getting breast reduction by liposuction. However my mother died of breast cancer at 40 (I'm 41) and I'm concerned about... READ MORE
I am a 17 year old female, turning 18 in the near months. I am 5'3" and currently weight about 126lbs. Ever since I was about 13 I have wanted to have... READ MORE
Breast Cancer survivor after having lumpectomy and lymph node dissection of 18 nodes, have 38DDD and want a B-C cup. (photos)
I am having lymphodema due to the node removal and would like to reduce the pain that is occurring in the breast in which the tumor was removed. Also... READ MORE
Had BR midAugust 2012, pathology found DCIS grade3 in right breast. additonal testing shows no other disease. May need radiation to reduce recurrence,... READ MORE
Breast reduction w/ implants 10+ years ago, large oozing sores in the undercut area that won't heal. (Photo)
After all these years, could my body be rejecting the implants? Could it be breast cancer? Are these sores common (I have had smaller ones that healed... READ MORE
The most recent doctor I saw told me a drug is being developed by 2017 to help with the healing process for breast cancer survivors who have gone... READ MORE
I would like advice on breast reduction post radiation treatment. Best techniques for nipple health?
I am 4 years out of radiation treatment for breast cancer, I am getting a breast reduction and would like to know what I need to be talking to my... READ MORE
Is capsular contraction related only to breast augmentation or can it also occur in breast reduction when scar tissue hardens to form a sort of band... READ MORE
Breast reduction and breast cancer: Is it advisable to get tested for a mutation of BRCA1 or 2 before I have a reduction?
I am considering a breast reduction I'm a DDD+ a bit on one side and a full DDD on the other. I have two Aunts on my father's side who had breast... READ MORE
I am 38DD 66yrs old unfortunately i have gained weight.... it is being recommended to me to have breast reduction right after i do my breast cancer... READ MORE
I wash it regular pat dry properly using iodine dressing and mepore is this normal its open from nipple down had op on 26/01/15 oozing yellowish pus... READ MORE
Is there any reason I might want to keep my milk producing glands when I am well past my breastfeeding years?
I'm 52 and well past my childbearing and breastfeeding years. In a few days I am having breast reduction surgery and hoping to go down about 9 sizes.... READ MORE
I have a hole approx 3/4 diameter & 1 in deep that I am packing with sterile gauze. Should I be worried?
I had breast cancer removed and a very large breast reduction having a lot of problems healing. My newest concern is listed above. READ MORE
Does breast reduction surgery increase the likelihood of breast cancer ? I am a C cup but have very bad sagging breast.
Plastic surgon said can bi fixed with a reduction and arm lift and possible implants after a few months READ MORE
I am 36, the size of my breast isn't really a big issue with me I'm a 42 DD. My main concern is my risk gor breast cancer. My grandmother and mother... READ MORE
Does my predisposition for breast cancer increase my chances of being approved for breast reduction surgery?
I'm a 22 year old college student (38DD/160 lbs.) My mother was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2013, and I had the choice to get tested to see if I... READ MORE