Bra for Right side Mastectomy

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Hello, it will surely be appreciated if someone can suggest to me what to do as far as a bra is concerned. I had a right side mastectomy with reconstruction, I don't know what to do as far as a bra is concerned. Thanks.

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  • mmontero38
    mmontero38 Member Posts: 1,510
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    You can wear a regular

    You can wear a regular bra...I went to a store that could fit me with the correct size.  You didn't say when you finished your surgery, but I was wearing a bra about 6 weeks after my reconstruction.

  • Sallie2
    Sallie2 Member Posts: 3
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    Hi, the doctors office or the

    Hi, the doctors office or the hospital where you had your surgery should be able to give you stores where you can buy bras.

     i needed a prescription for a bra and i will be going to a local store that carries and fits the bras for you. there are also websites that have what you may like.

    i also have a bra from the hospital that they gave me in the mean time. i really like it. it looks very real.

    i thought i would have to wear different tops but i don't.

     

    best of luck to you.

  • Puffin2014
    Puffin2014 Member Posts: 531 Member
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    prescription for bra

    Have your doctor write you a prescription for a "post surgical garment". Insurance will cover the cost of a certain number of bras for you every year. Mine covers 2. Use the script at a store that sells post mastectomy supplies - they have a wide range of styles and they'll be very helpful in finding a good fit for you.

  • VickiSam
    VickiSam Member Posts: 9,079 Member
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    prescription for bra

    Have your doctor write you a prescription for a "post surgical garment". Insurance will cover the cost of a certain number of bras for you every year. Mine covers 2. Use the script at a store that sells post mastectomy supplies - they have a wide range of styles and they'll be very helpful in finding a good fit for you.

    Wonderful input ... Sisters in PINK

    hoping this helps you out.

     

    Vicki Sam