Does Sucking and Pressing the Breast Increase the Size?

i am 5'2 inches tall and weight 59kgs.

Doctor Answers 54

Increasing breast size

No sucking or pressing on the breasts will increase breast size unless you are nursing.  After nursing has stopped, many women loose breast size and shape.There is a temporary method called BRAVA that will modestly increase the breast size to allow fat grafting to the breasts.
Without fat grafting, the breasts then usually quickly return to their original size when BRAVA is stopped. Don't fall for the "line" from a man if he tells you that sucking and pressing or handling a breast will increase its size.


San Antonio Plastic Surgeon
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Small change can be achieved

The BRAVA device can be used to stretch the skin in combination with fat grafting for a modest increase in breast size. The "sucking and pressing" stretches the skin and the fat transfer (your own fat removed from another area of your body and injected into your breasts) increases the volume. Most women want a bigger change than this method can provide and opt for implants. All of the options can be overwhelming and are best discussed in consultation with your plastic surgeon so that the answer can be tailored to your breasts and desired outcome.

Grant Stevens, MD
Los Angeles Plastic Surgeon
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Sucking and Pressing Will Not Increase Breast Size

Sucking and pressing the breast will not increase breast size.
There is a system called Brava that uses suction to enlarge the breast: the device is cumbersome, the effect is temporary and may cause unsatisfactory shape changes. Some woman using the system have gotten as much as a cup size increase, but the breast will revert to its smaller size if the treatment is discontinued.
More recently, some surgeons have been using fat grafting together with Brava to enlarge the breast.

Paul C. Zwiebel, MD
Denver Plastic Surgeon
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Sucking and pressing the breast for size increase

No.  No kind of manipulation of the breast will make them larger.  If you note it, its likely swelling and will go away.  Also no creams have been proven to work

Rady Rahban, MD
Los Angeles Plastic Surgeon
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How to Increase Breast Size?

Thank you for the question. I would not count on the above-mentioned measures increasing breast size.

Best wishes.

Does Sucking and Pressing the Breast Increase the Size

In general, sucking or pressing on the breast will not increase the size of your breasts. There is a device that can apply constant suction on a breast (Brava) that will cause temporary swelling of the breast, however, without the addition of a procedure called "fat grafting" the effects of the suction are short lived (2-3 weeks).

Sucking and pressing will alter breast size?

The short answer is "no" as a permanent solution. Some surgeons recommend BRAVA for nonsurgical breast enlargement, but the results are not permanent. The best long term solutions for breast enlargement include fat transfer and/or breast implants.

Michele A. Shermak, MD
Baltimore Plastic Surgeon
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Only temporarily

I’ve seen these contraptions before. The most they would do is increase blood flow to the area, causing swelling of the breasts for a minor size increase. However, the effect is very temporary and your breasts will return to how they were shortly after using. If there is strong suction, it could cause the tissues to stretch, which could lead to sagging. I don’t recommend using any such device.

Does Sucking and Pressing the Breast Increase the Size?

Thank you for your question.  There is one device on the market called the BRAVA which is a suction type of device that is applied over the breasts and worn almost continuously for a number of weeks.  The results from this type of treatment have been good in the right type of patient, but it does take a lot of commitment from the patient to wear this device.  There is no pressing on the breast that I know of that would cause it to increase in size.  

Josh Waltzman, MD
Long Beach Plastic Surgeon
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Breast enlargement

Hi,
 No, no external manipulation of the breast will permanently increase the size of the breast.  Whatever temporary enlargement you see is merely swelling that will go down very soon.  As the other surgeons have suggested, a BRAVA device is basically a large external suction cup on the breast.  It will cause a temporary swelling, but once you stop using it, the swelling go away quickly.

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