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I've been considering going to the GP to ask for a breast reduction for years, but always chickened out at the last minute. I had some reconstructive (purely cosmetic really, but psychologically necessary post birth I think) surgery on my fanjo a couple of years ago, so I suppose I've been putting off asking about the breast reduction as don't want to be passed off as a plastic surgery obsessed narcisist.
But I am really, really fed up of hauling these massive things around with me that are so completely out of proportion to the rest of my body. I'm a 30GG at the moment, and the rest of me is a size 10. I imagine that all people see is a massive pair of breasts walking towards them. I can't run, can't exercise, and feel horribly self concious. No back problems yet, I think, but I do tend to slump and it's probably just a matter of time.
Does anyone know what the NHS criteria are? I suppose it varies depending on the PCT?
And I realise I do just need to go & speak to the GP. But just wondered if anyone here had anything helpful to say before I do, really.
In the same boat here though am waiting until after we have dc2 for obvious reasons. A friend of mine is in the process of getting it done on NHS, but she has been waiting 2years!!! She had to go and see a psychiatrist and also a physiotherapist who said that she had seen 70 year olds with better backs!! But they are still dragging their heels about it. She is a 30JJ !