Can lifting my arms up to get things off a shelf three days after breast reduction ruin the result?
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Lifting arms three days after breast reduction surgery
Lifting after breast reduction
Restrictions after Breast Reduction
Our restrictions after breast surgery typically include no reaching your arms over your head or lifting anything heavier than 7 lbs for about 6 weeks. That being said, you probably didn't undo anything from your surgery. I would try to avoid reaching up for the next few weeks. If you are concerned you could always have your surgeon take a look. Best of luck!
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I typically recommend any breast surgery patient to not lift their hands up over their head for a full 10 days post surgery to avoid any complications. However, I would consult with your PS to ensure that everything is normal and you did not cause any harm to your surgery.