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How Long Does Swelling Last after Breast Augmentation?


Swelling is an inevitable part of recovery after any surgical procedure, including breast enhancement. But many women are surprised to learn how quickly swelling after breast augmentation subsides, gradually revealing their final outcome. 

This timeline of the early stages of breast augmentation recovery can give you an idea of when you can expect swelling and bruising to start dissipating, as well as when you might be able to get back to your normal activities.

1 to 5 Days after Breast Augmentation 

During the first few days after getting breast implants, you’ll want to take it easy at home.

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