Will my Boobs Restore Back to Normal Size if I Gain Weight Back?

I recently lost weight due to stress and lack of eating.(I went from 120 pounds to 110). I am a very petite and slender girl who did have a decent bust size. I had a full C and now they are a small B. If I return to my normal eating habits will my boobs fill out again?

Doctor Answers 14

Breasts and weight loss/gain

Typically if your breasts deflated with weight loss, there is a good chance that they will re-expand a bit with weight gain.

New York Plastic Surgeon
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Weight loss in breasts

It is difficult to predict exactly where the weight will come and go. Typically if you have lost weight in your breasts then that is where the fat is most likely to return. Hope that aswers your question. All the luck to you.

Loss of breast volume

Predicting what will happen to your breast size after weight loss and gain can be a risky business.  The likely thing would be that your  weight will distribute in the same way that it did before you lost the weight.

If you  are contemplating a surgery to correct things, it would make sense to wait until you have put the weight back on to  see where things stand.

Best wishes,

Douglas Hargrave,M.D.

Will weight gain restore my breast size.

If your breast size decreased with weight loss, chances are that as you gain back your weight, the breast volume will be restored. Best wishes.

Bust Size and Weight Loss

It would be wise to regain the weight before assessing if you need or want breast augmentation surgery.

Kris M. Reddy, MD, FACS
West Palm Beach Plastic Surgeon
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Breast Size After Weight Loss

Your breasts are naturally affected by weight loss, and they may return to their previous size if you gain back the weight you've lost. However, please note that frequent weight fluctuations can contribute to sagging.

Losing 10 lbs and Loss of Breasts

   If losing 10 lbs caused a significant deflation in the breasts, then it may be reasonable to think that gaining the 10 lbs back would restore that volume to the breasts.  The only way to know is to gain the weight back in a healthy way and with a solid, well balanced diet.   Kenneth Hughes, MD Hughesplasticsurgery Los Angeles, CA

Regaining weight helps regain breasts size?

Dear Lexis,

Thank you for your inquiry.

Theoratically, the size of your breasts may be regained by regaining the 10 pounds you have lost if your adipose tissue is abundant in that area.

With that perspective, it is advised that a patient stabilizes her weight at her ideal level before undergoing breast augmentation.

Please note that gaining and loosing weight frequently may lead to the development of stretch marks. 

That being said, please remember that commendable results require an exceptionally skilled surgeon to perform the surgery and settling for anything less than that increases the chances of additional corrective surgeries dramatically.
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Thank you for your inquiry.
The best of luck to you.

Dr. Sajjadian


Ali Sajjadian, MD, FACS
Orange County Plastic Surgeon
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Only you would now the answer to your question. If you have gained weight there before then the possibilities that you would gain that weight again in the same areas.

Stuart B. Kincaid, MD, FACS (in memoriam)
Beverly Hills Plastic Surgeon
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Breast size

If your breasts get smaller with weight loss, then they will probably get larger again with weight gain.

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