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ceresbaistat
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Here's the deal. I'm sisteen, medium to small build, DD breasts, and regular, severe back and shoulder pain.
My mom (a DDD, by the way) and I are both trying to get breast reductions, but because we don't like how we look, but because we don't enjoy the physical pain they cause us.
The problem is, we can't afford it and our insurance will not, for any reason, cover it.

Is there anyone we would be able to go to that could help us?


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Beppie
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In terms of thinking about breast reductions for health reasons, you don't want to do anything unless it's done by highly qualified doctors, after consulting with more than one doctor about all of your alternatives. If you settle for anything less you could end up in a situation that is more painful than the one you started in.

If finances make this impossible, then perhaps you could see if visiting a chiropractor and/or physiotherapist would help; perhaps they would have some idea about exercises you could do to reduce your back pain, and which sort of bras, or other supportive garments, might provide you with the best support, thereby reducing the pressure on your spine.


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Thanks. I'll look into those.
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