Will I Lose Sensation in my Nipples After Breast Surgery?
By Karen Beaumont
I don't know a thing about you, but if you are anything like me, if you are either considering having Breast Surgery, or have taken the huge step (Congratulations!) and have your operation booked, one of the biggest fears you may well be having is whether or not you will lose sensation in your breasts or nipples.
This is a big, and extremely natural and reasonable fear. It's one thing to look like a sex bomb with your new breasts (and you will!), but what if they are no longer able to give YOU pleasure sexually (and therefore subsequentially your partner too)?
There's no getting away from it, breasts are a big sexual attraction for most males, and have been since Man has walked the Earth! Therefore, they are also central to how we feel about ourselves as a Woman, both to attract the opposite sex, but also how good we look and feel.
However, there is an awful lot of good news for you, which I can personally verify. Since I had my breast augmentation 4 months ago, I have lost no sensation in either my breasts or nipples, and would even go so far as to say that the sensation has increased - for the better!
Any surgery on the breast can result in the breast and/or nipple being over or under sensitive on one or both sides. This change can vary in degree and may be temporary or permanent.
Thankfully, nipple sensation can take up to one year to return to normal, but it usually does, in most cases. During the healing procress, you may feel numb, or overly sensitive, or both. This usually resolves with time, and is not a problem. It's just more aggravating than anything else.
It is very important to remember that it can take up to 1 year, possibly 2, for full sensation to return after breast augmentation surgery. Most women, however, seem to get most of their feeling back sooner than that.
Personally, I can vouch for it being much sooner, around 2 months before sexual pleasure returned, and at 4 months it has returned more than fully - with a bonus! Not only is sensation more enhanced, but I have always suffered from inverted nipples - not any more!!
However, there is one important consideration before going ahead with breast surgery regarding the location of the incision. There are various incision sites, the breast crease underneath the breast being the most popular. Second in popularity is the periareolar incision (made in the areola). The incision is usually a small semi-circle. The scar is camouflaged by the nipple. However, if there are any imperfections in the scar, it will be highly visible. This type of incision has an increased risk for diminished nipple sensation.
So although loss of sensation is a risk, it is only a very small risk, for which the benefits may well be worth the risk as far as you are concerned.
So now you know this, and your mind is put at ease, what are you waiting for? Enjoy the benefits - you will!!
About The Author
Karen Beaumont tells you the things you need to know before considering Breast Augmentation in her best-selling eBook "Boob Job Secrets".