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Breast Reduction

Recovery

desperate Mom cromwell, CT
4 months ago

Will I be able to build/tighten chest muscle after a breast reduction?


Nelson Castillo, MD Atlanta, GA
4 months ago

Thank you for sharing your excellent question. You can certainly build and tighten your chest muscle after a reduction as the only tissues affected during the procedure are located superficially. Hope this helps.

Paul Parker, MD Paramus, NJ
4 months ago
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A breast reduction will remove excess skin and breast tissue, leaving your underlying chest muscles alone. You can certainly build and tighten your chest muscles afterwards.




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