Would Love a BA, but Have Several Concerns and Questions...Results, Complications and Other Worries? (photo)

42 120 Lbs 5'5" Mother of 4 1 From A to a big C, what sort of an outcome should i expect? 2 I am worried about surgical complications? 3 I have hiper sensitive nipples, I hate them being touched. I am also a victim of childhood sexual abuse, touching of my nipples and the sensation causes me emotional discomfort and i would like to be rid of my nipple sensation forever, it would help the intimacy between my husband and me without sensation. can sensation be eliminated or reduced during a BA by severing nipple nerves?

Doctor Answers 4

Breast Enhancement Surgery

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The risk of having nipple sensation being interrupted can be reduced by using an incision under your breast vs having the icnision in your areola 

Would Love a BA, but Have Several Concerns and Questions...Results, Complications and Other Worries?

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Yes a decrease or de sensitivity from the circumareolar approach can be done. But you also might consider counseling for your other issues/ Good luck. 

Breast augmentation

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Breast augmentation usually does not affect the sensation of the nipples. It is difficult to predict which patients may get hypersensitivity or lose sensation.  

Steven Wallach, MD
New York Plastic Surgeon
4.2 out of 5 stars 30 reviews

Breast augmentation question

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Honestly, as doctors, we are trained to try and maintain the normal structures.  While loss of sensation to the nipple is a risk for breast augmentation, we tend to think of this as a  complication that we want to avoid, not something we want to achieve.  I think that you are an excellent candidate for a breast augmentation.  If you wanted to shorten the length of your nipples, that would also be a possibility

Edwin C. Pound, III, MD
Atlanta Plastic Surgeon
4.6 out of 5 stars 26 reviews

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