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12 Jul 2005

BREAST IMPLANTS-PROS AND CONS
DEAR DOC,

I AM 20YRS OLD, I HAD MY SON AT 18 YEARS OLD. MY BREASTS HAVE BEEN SEVERLY SCARRED AND LEFT UNFIRM. I REGULARY EXCERCISE AND EAT HEALTHILY AND WEIGH ROUGHLY 55KG HEIGHT: 1.7M BEFORE FALLING PREGNANT I WAS A 34B AND WHEN I WAS PREGNANT MY BREAST SIZE WAS 40C!! MY SON WAS BORN 4.1KG AND A MTH OVERDUE. PLEASE ADVISE ME ON THE PROS AND CONS OF HAVING THIS SURGERY, THE AFTER CARE THAT IT REQUIRES AND RECUPERATION PERIOND NEEDED. AND DOES MEDICAL AID COVER IT?
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CyberDoc

01 Jan 0001

Nix, the pros are that it will look nicer and the cons are that the medical aid won’t cover it, it won’t stay nice if you fall pregnant again and it is fairly expensive. The best will be to wait until you’ve had all the children you want and to then have it done. Good luck.
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