Uncomfortable compression bra
Hello there,Thank you for your question. Your bra should not be so tight that it feels painful. It should be tight enough to compress your breasts so it heals properly. However, you should see your doctor and ask him or her for a larger size so that you are not uncomfortable. Keep massaging lightly so that it loosens up the tissue. It is normal for your breasts to feel firm post-operatively. This swelling and stiffness will subside with time. I hope this helps and good luck to you and your future endeavors!James Fernau, MD, FACS
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Contact your plastic surgeon directly and tell them/their staff what is going on and how you feel. They will be better able to address your concerns and advise on bra type and fit.
A compression bra if too tight is not a good thing. Talk to your surgeon about what other garment might be appropriate.