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First Week Post- Op

The first few days I was in a bit more pain, had less appetite and was constantly drowsy. I was only able to sleep on the reclining one seater couch we have, not the bed, as I couldn’t get comfortable sleeping on my back and of course couldn’t sleep on my side or front. 491 more words


The day of surgery

So the day of my surgery I had to fast from 8:30am because of the general anaesthetic. I was told to come in at 1pm but my surgery wasn’t until 5:30pm… which meant a long, bored and hungry day in the waiting room. 750 more words


An Introduction


Almost as I started developing breasts during puberty I noticed that one was a lot larger than the other. I was advised by a doctor that this is common and that often breasts even out as you get older as your breasts don’t stop developing until around five years after your first period. 679 more words


His friends call him Mike.

Dear Vince,

Let’s begin with a lesson in history and art. Michelangelo’s David is one of the most well-known sculptures in history. But why? What makes him so special (I mean besides… well… you know…). 458 more words

Breast Cancer

Survival Pearls for Surgical Interns

by Raj Sawh-Martinez, MD

The scared excited nervousness of the first day of surgical residency has worn off, and now expectations have begun to develop.  The first few months brought new, incredibly intense roller-coaster rides of emotions.  632 more words

Medical School

No More Sagging Breasts

  Breast lift is also known as mastopexy. This is the most popular cosmetic surgery done to elevate saggy breasts. The procedure is done under general anesthesia. 61 more words

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Botox – Safe And Quick Treatment For Facial Wrinkles

Normal facial movements like chewing, laughing or frowning can cause wrinkles which are a sign of aging. BOTOX® is among the safest and quickest ways to improve the appearance of facial wrinkles and creases. 570 more words

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