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Will BA change my nipple size?

Old 09-04-2018, 03:23 PM
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Will BA change my nipple size?

After breastfeeding my two kids (although I'm done with that now), I noticed my nipples are still larger and darker than they were before I got pregnant. I'm wondering if having a BA will make them even bigger, or will they pretty much stay the same? can you make them smaller during the surgery and still maintain sensation? Thanks!!
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Old 09-17-2018, 07:39 AM
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Response to: Will BA change my nipple size?

BA can make the areola look a bit bigger and make the nipple project a bit more. This can be adjusted at the time of a breast augmentation and likely will not change sensation but does involve a scar all the way around the nipple/areolar complex and BA in itself CAN cause a change in nipple sensation... so there is no guarantee that any form of breast augmentation will not affect the nipple sensation but would not expect that a change in areola size would impact this risk greatly.

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