After Breast Sugery FAQs

Q: Will I be given medication after surgery? What tips do you have for me to ease any discomfort?
Q: What is the "real" recovery time
Q: Will I have dressings, bandages or stitches after surgery? When will they be removed?
Q: How long of a recovery period can I expect, and what kind of help will I need during my recovery? Are there special instructions for eating, sleeping, or bathing?
Q: When can I return to work, resume normal activity, drive and exercise?
Q: How likely is infection after breast reduction?
Q: Will I be able to have mammograms after the surgery?
Q: Will I have scars?
Q: Are the results permanent, or how long may I expect the results to last?
Q: When will I go home from hospital?
Q: Will the rashes under my breasts disappear and can you remove the skin tags?
Q: Will I feel lighter on my front? Will I lose my balance?
Q: Will I have a decreased risk of breast cancer after having a reduction?
Q: How painful is the recovery?
Q: How long after the surgery will I be out of action?
Q: Can I wear a seat belt after the surgery?
Q: Do I have to wear a bra after the operation?
Q: How much do you take out?
Q: Can I breast feed after having the surgery?

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