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angieyoung
liverpool, United Kingdom

 
Lipo area under arms that was part of my breast


I had a breast reduction 4 months ago but it looks like there is some fat left over from my breast at the sides. It no longer looks part of my breast and looks odd. Can this be liposuctioned, even if it is breast tissue?

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samir


Plastic surgeon
Baltimore, MD
United States
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  Breast reduction
October 12, 2011 12:02 PM

The fat under the arms on the lateral chest that someyimes extend to the back, is not included in the breast reduction surgery. This is a complex issue, because it may include excess skin (more)
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drgrossman


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New York, NY
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October 10, 2011 1:07 PM

Sometimes this area can be lipoed and sometimes it can't.
Speak to your surgeon.
Good luck from NYC (more)
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docblinski


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Miami, FL
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October 10, 2011 3:50 AM

Without a posted photo or in person examination very hard to advise. My guess is it is fat that could be lipoed but if you have excess skin than excision will solve this issue, but there (more)
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