Can I Have Breast Augmentation Surgery If I Have A Heart Murmur?

A heart murmur is a small sound made during the regular beating of your heart—often described as a whooshing or swishing sound—and is made by turbulent blood in or near the heart. These sounds are imperceptible without the use of a stethoscope and a fairly common occurrence. Many women with heart murmurs are concerned that either the heart murmur itself—or medication used to help prevent the minor seizures sometimes associated with heart murmurs—will prevent them from being able to undergo breast augmentation surgery. This is an understandable concern and requires careful consideration. So, can someone with a heart murmur get breast augmentation surgery? The short answer is yes. But the complete answer is slightly more complicated than that. Most plastic surgeons would say “yes,” on…

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October 17, 2016
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How Breast Reductions Affect Your Physical Health

Dolly Parton once famously said on a Johnny Carson show in the 1980s that she had been “blessed” with a naturally bountiful bosom. But many women consider their large breasts to be anything but a blessing. Large breasts can lead to a number of health problems, such as backaches, neck pain, numbness in the fingers…

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June 6, 2016
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