Do you lose feeling in your nipples after breast implants?

It’s simple to envision how your breasts will seem after breast augmentation, but many women are concerned about how they will feel. Do breast implants cause you to lose feeling in your nipples? Are you going to be able to feel the implant in your breast? We’re happy to address any questions you might have about your breast augmentation procedure. Get in touch with us! If diminished nipple sensation isn’t an option for you, you might want to reconsider if breast implants are the correct decision for you, as it’s difficult to predict which women will experience long-term sensitivity loss. Around 15% of women who get breast augmentation experience a permanent loss of nipple sensation.

What Can I Do To Lower My Chances Of Losing My Nipple Sensation?

While it is impossible to predict who will experience persistent sensory loss, there are steps that can be taken to lower the risk. Selecting an implant with a smaller diameter than your breast is an essential decision. This is about relative size to your body rather than absolute size. Larger implants that need extensive skin stretching, on the other hand, can cause nerve blood supply to be blocked, resulting in sensory loss.

Another option for preventing nipple sensation loss is to have your implants inserted subpectorally, or beneath the muscle. Implants that are put subglandularly, or above the muscle but below the milk glands, have a higher risk of feeling loss. Of course, incisions near the nipple have the highest chance of causing nipple feeling loss.

Massage the nipple and breast tissue on a frequent basis after surgery to boost the chance and speed with which sensation returns. By stimulating the area, you can assist develop new sensory pathways by facilitating the formation of connections between the breast and the brain. Because a huge part of the connecting process is psychological, it is critical that you perform this massage rather than a significant other.

How Long Will It Take for Your Senses to Return?

The nipple sensation will return for many women, but it will take some time. In some women, nipple sensitivity might take up to two years to fully return. Sharp aches in the breast may accompany the return of nipple sensitivity. In these circumstances, nipple massage might help the body associate nipple sensations with pleasure rather than pain.

It’s also worth noting that, even after sensation loss, some women will experience increased nipple sensation following breast augmentation in Tacoma WA. Breast implants are not only linked to sensation loss, but also to sensation change in general. Your breasts may not feel the same after surgery, but with the right measures, you should only lose a small amount of sensation.

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