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4 responses to “2857 days of not waking up with intrascapular pain”

  1. Mindy

    Purely out of curiosity – and feel free not to answer this if it is too personal – how do you decide how much to reduce. Is there a limit i.e. no more than 2 cup sizes, or personal preference?

  2. tigtog

    It’s part of what the consultation with the surgeon will go into – what the client’s wish-list is versus what is possible surgically. When one wants to preserve duct tissue and nipple sensation, there is a definite limit as to how much tissue can be removed.

  3. Nell

    I had a breast reduction earlier this year and the difference it has made to my posture and neck and upper back pain is immeasurable. Because of the medication I have to take I may have to have it repeated in ten years or so and I won’t hesitate.

  4. tigtog

    Congratulations Nell – I know the feeling! I too wouldn’t hesitate to have it done again if my cup size increased again to the point of causing chronic pain. That this surgery exists for us is absolutely a boon.

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