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    jaimeblondieblue posted:
    I am curious if anyone knows how much each bra cup size weighs? I am curious because i would like to know how much of me being overweight is due to my large breasts. Thank you for anyone who can tell me!
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    Tomato05 responded:
    Interesting question!

    I have read that the weight of an average medium size breast is between 1/2 and 1 kg (1.1-2.2 pounds). A large breast weighs between 1.7 and 2.2 pounds.

    It varies a lot though, depending on the tissue composition (your glandular tissue and fat/adipose tissue).
     
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    Barbels54 responded:
    I too, had very large breasts. 38DD. For years I had horrible back aches. My periods brought incredible breast tenderness and pain. I finally decided on a breast reduction in 2006. The Dr removed almost 6.5 lbs. I was not a really big person to begin with, so the reduction made a great difference. So, in answer to your question, YES! large breasts can add to your weight. BTW, I am sooooo happy with the breast reduction. It's like there was another person under all those boobs! Also, my insurance covered it because I was so large that they considered it a medical issue.


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