How to Choose Comfortable Clothing After a Mastectomy

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You’ve just come out of breast cancer surgery, and naturally you’re trying to adjust to your new body. Once you peruse your closet, you now realize that you’ve got a challenge. With a different body, as well as unique issues immediately after surgery, getting dressed may not be so simple.

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How to Choose Comfortable Clothing After a Mastectomy:

How to Choose Comfortable Clothing After a Mastectomy

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You’ve just come out of breast cancer surgery, and naturally you’re trying to adjust to your new body. Once you peruse your closet, you now realize that you’ve got a challenge. With a different body, as well as unique issues immediately after surgery, getting dressed may not be so simple. Thankfully, with a few helpful tips, you can find clothing that makes you feel comfortable both in the sensory department and with your self-image.   Try Natural, Stretchy Fabrics   Jersey , cotton and modal are winners in this area, as they’re both soft and breathable to accommodate your changing body in the coming months.

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In addition, they won’t irritate any scar tissue or sensitive skin. Additionally, if you’ve had reconstruction or implants, it helps that these fabrics have more give and flexibility. Also, wrapping tops and flowing fabrics are great to reduce discomfort.   Front Buttons, Fasteners and Zippers Are Ideal   For part of your healing process, your mobility may be limited. Clothes that fasten in the front will be a godsend, as you won’t have to extend your arms to areas that are hard to reach and risk injury.  

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Find Comfortable Undergarments   You want bras and camisoles that are soft, comfortable and offer support. It’s a good idea to shop for versions that are specially made for wearing after mastectomies or reconstructive procedures.   While these tips are just a start, they’re great to put your feet on the right path to selecting comfortable clothes. Visit this website to learn about a post-mastectomy boutique in Santa Cruz.  

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