Encapsulated + Breast Augmentation

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How Soon After Surgery Can You Tell if You Are Encapsulating?

I have had 5 breast surgeries this year,(one implant exchange, two capsulectomies on the same side, hematoma on same side, and exploration and pocket... READ MORE

Sharp Pain After 26 Years of Encapsulation. What Happened?

First surgery in 1985. Sponge left in L breast for 4 months. Removal.Implant was punctured. leaking. replaced. fell to naval level. sewn in. severe... READ MORE

What Can I Do About Asymmetry 8wks Following Mastoplexy?

Following capsule formation I had encapsulectomy and mastoplexy performed. Scars healing well though not very neat but much worse is the asymmetry... READ MORE

Surgeon Squeezed my Encapsulated Breast. 16 Months Post Op. Is This Ok?

16 mtg postop.Dr.said he did not like how high my right breast was sitting or howhard it felt. He was squeezing the tighter breast and told me it was... READ MORE

If Encapsulation is Caused by Bacteria And/or Body Rejection, Why is It Only on my Dominant Side?

My theory is that I did too much too soon after augmentation surgery - excercise & just daily activities of a busy mom - using, of course, my... READ MORE

How Soon Can You Tell After a Breast Augmentation if Your Breast is Encapsulating?

I had a breast augmentation on Feb. 27th 2012. My right breast had pus coming from the stiches on one corner and I visited my ps as soon a I noticed.... READ MORE

Are my Breast Encapsulated?

I have cohesive gel implants and I'm scared that my right one (over the muscle) may be encapsulated it feels hard and lumpy and a little painful. As I... READ MORE

Encapsulation and Going Bigger?

I posted a question regarding the encapsulation of my L Breast Implant (done 06/13/12) one doctor stated he would not opt to go bigger? Can I ask why?... READ MORE

Can I Get an Infection from an Encapsulated Implant?

I had breast augmentation 6 months in Colombia (because I was living there at the moment) I moved to the US and in April I went to a surgeon and was... READ MORE

Is chest pain a symptom of encapsulated/hard implants?

Implants were done in 1972, they are encapsulated but no symptoms. Now I am getting intermittent chest pain on one side. Cardiologist ruled out heart... READ MORE

I want my implants back. What are the chances of encapsulating again?

I got my 23 year old implants removed 17 months ago for several reasons and am considering re implanting. I miss my figure and the way my cloths fit.... READ MORE

Could I Have Encapsulation Now?

Over the last week the right one is become painful if I move a certain way. This side always felt bigger and harder. The doctor told. me 6 years ago... READ MORE

What can I do to make breast (implants) feel softer?

Two months ago I decided to get a breast augmentation. Doctor went with Natrelle Silicone filled style 15 at 457cc. I've been massaging about 2 times... READ MORE

If my encapsulation is due to radiation from breast cancer treatment, will my insurance cover the cost to repair?

I had implants for about 2 years before I got breast cancer stage 1. Caught it early DUE to my implants! Then had radiation treatment and it caused my... READ MORE

Is my encapsulation related to my autoimmune disorder?

In '89 when I got my gel-filled augmentation(s), the Dow-Corning fun hadn't begun & I didn't yet know my own immune system had permanently turned... READ MORE

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