Drains + Breast Implant Removal

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Will I Need Drains with Capsulectomy and No Replacement? (photo)

I have to remove 28 year old textured, Silicone implants above the muscle, including capsulectomy. I don't like drains. Are they used with this... READ MORE

2 Weeks Post-Op Breast Explant, Left Breast Still is Draining, Normal?

Hi there, I had my surgery two and a half weeks ago and am still walking around with a drain in the left breast (this was the side where the implant... READ MORE

Pain with Drain Removal, After Breast Implant Removal and Partial Capsulectomy?

My drains have been in for 5 days, and I heal quickly, so am afraid that my skin will have started to heal around drains and sutures by tomorrow when... READ MORE

Post Breast Implant Removal: Should Drain be Removed if Only Drainage is 150cc of Breast Milk?

I had an emergency breast explantation done last week due to staph infection that ate a lot of my breast tissue. I was breastfeeding at that time and... READ MORE

Chance of Developing Seroma/Hematoma After Explant if Drains Are Used?

I'm explanting mid-August after 7 months of having 350cc silicone unders due to severe bottoming out & other reasons (I'm 25, no kids, no... READ MORE

Post Explant One Breast Drains a Lot and the Other Almost None at All, The Drains are Open, is this Safe?

I had my breast implants explanted 3 days ago. They were Mentor Silicone and places under the muscle. I have drains in, however my left breast is... READ MORE

Drains V. Compression After Explant?

I'm explanting in early August, 7 months after initial explant (I'm 25, no kids, no weight gain/loss). My doctor is performing a capsulectomy,... READ MORE

Will my Breast Shrink During Months Post Explant? (photo)

I underwent a simple explant on monday 16 september (3 days from today, still with drains). My implants were 280g over the muscle, 12 years old. I am... READ MORE

Should a Seroma or Hematoma Be Drained Prior to Breast Explantation or Just Drain It During Explantation?

PS believes there may be fluid in breast capsular contracture & wants a mammogram performed. Then possibly a sonogram & MRI. I do not want to... READ MORE

After my second capsulectomy, the fluid won't stop accumulating?

I've been having the drain in for almost 2 weeks after my capsulectomy and the fluid keeps coming out about 40cc/hr. my question is what makes the... READ MORE

Drains after explant?

I explanted on 12/20/2013 and had a complete capsulectomy. The doctor felt I needed JP drains and I am down to 43/30 (right/left) yesterday and... READ MORE

What is the best way to remove silicone implants under the muscle?

HI, I want to get explanted due to a painful capsular contracture on my right breast. In 2010 had removal of 675 saline implants, replaced with 325... READ MORE

How Long Should JPs Be in After Implant Removed? What Can I Do to Speed Up Removal of JP?

I had a implant removed after 4 years of being in due to infection. I did have some fat grafting about 4 months ago which may have lead to infection... READ MORE

Will Drains Affect the Aesthetic Outcome After Explantation?

I am explanting mid-August after 7 months with 350cc submuscular silicone implants that have bottomed out severely. (I'm 25, no kids, no weight... READ MORE

I'm having a drainless breast implant explant. Why do some surgeries require drains while others do not?

Hello, I have saline implants in front of muscle with no big issues. getting them out under local with no drains. Why do some surgeries require drains... READ MORE

Removal of saline under the muscle implants.

Is it possible to drain/ remove implants under local in the office? The implants I currently have are 3 1/2 years old and they replaced a too large... READ MORE

I am 4 days post op. One drain lost its suction on day 2, then yesterday the tube came out. Is this a problem?

Before losing the suction the right side was draining 30 cc twice a day. Then with the suction gone but tube still in there was a leak around the tube... READ MORE

I got cancer from my implants & I have a large seroma. Docs want to remove and not re-implant, but I disagree. Now what? (photo)

I've been diagnosed with implant-caused ALCL (lymphoma cancer). 16 months ago I developed (because of tight hug?) a seroma in my right breast. Breast... READ MORE

Growth in bulb of JP drain

I had my breast implants removed 12/20 and have JP drains. The issue is that in addition to fluid, fat, clots, and what appears to be tissue,... READ MORE

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