Fluid + Breast Implant Removal

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How Important is It to Place a Drain After Implant Extraction?

I have saline subpect implants I want out for several reasons. I want a simple extraction. What are the odds that I will have fluid accumulate and do... READ MORE

Breast Explantation Due to Intracapsular Rupture with Fluid Build

Fluid build up in my right breast, ultrasound showed there is a thick film of capsular around my implant. Look swollen but no pain. I went to 2... READ MORE

How Long Will Fluid Continue to Build Up in my Breast After Implant Removal?

Hi, I just had my breast implants removed along with a capsulectomy on Jan. 17 2013. The day after surgery I saw my PS and he had to drain 120cc of... READ MORE

How Will I Know Fluid is Present in Capsule After Explantation with No Capsulectomy?

If there is fluid present in capsule will it go away eventually? Should I limit upper body stretching and exercising to allow capsule to heal ? READ MORE

Seroma? What Tests 2 Confirm This? How Much Fluid Needs to Be There Before Treatment is Done? when Does This Become a Problem?

I recently had my implants removed, July 29th. and I feel like the left side might be retaining some fluid. my left breast is slightly larger than the... READ MORE

Removal of extracellular ruptured implants, now there is a possible hematoma? (photo)

Hi, Got silicone implants 9years ago. Recent MRI showed extracapsular rupture right breastimplant. Had a removal of The extracapsular implants one... READ MORE

Ruptured PIP Implants Removed but is It Right That Surgeon Left in Part of Capsule?

I had PIP silicone implants front of muscle 11 years ago. The right was ruptured & silicone found in lymph nodes & left had alot of gel bleed.... 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

I Had my Explantation 11 Days Ago. Everything is As Well As It Could Be?

Breasts from the surgery tingle like nerves re-routing but hopefully this will end soon. No drains, but have a small amt of fluid. thinking they must... READ MORE

I have 30 yr old ruptured silicon implants, 250cc Dow Corning. Planning to explant next week. Should I cancel?

There is extra capsular spread of the implant; my board certified plastic surgeon does not plan to use drains post-op. I am worried about fluid... READ MORE

I Had my Silicone Unders Removed Under Local, Surgeon Removed Part Of Capsule. Is This Normal?

Had silicone unders removed in office under local. No problems with implants just choice. My PS removed part of the capsule around the inframmary... READ MORE

Does "skin sticking" after explant sometimes correct itself? (Photo)

11 days post explant (capsules removed and a lift) and ever since day 7 I have a spot where the skin is sticking, is there anything I can do right now... READ MORE

Having a Breast Lift with a Removal of Capsule..... Will Fluid Stop?

6mhs ago removed my cohesive gel on top of muscles implants after having them for 4 yrs due to recurrent capsular contracture of one if my breasts...... READ MORE

Fluid build up in 1 breast 3 days after ​Breast Implant Removal. Is there an urgency to drain this?

Breast implant removal under local 3 days ago, a little fluid build up in one breast. capsule left in place, will this fluid inhibit two sides of... READ MORE

My right breast has a capsule, and it is very painful. If I have the implants removed will they remove the capsule?

Will they be able to tell before the surgery if they capsule needs to be removed? If it is removed will it fill with fluid? Will it look different... READ MORE

What is recommended for a chronic seroma? I had an explantation in May 2013 without capsulectomy.

It has been almost 2 years; will my body ever reabsorb this fluid? Is there any danger long term if nothing is done? READ MORE

Is it dangerous to have blood building up in breast 2 1/2 months after explant surgery?

Suddenly I am dealing with fluid build up. I went back to PS for an aspiration, and he removed about 100cc's of blood. He was surprised it was blood,... READ MORE

Can scar tissue across the chest cause severe shortness of breath?

I feel the scar tissue with every breath. Breasts removed 1992, saline implants inserted same time. Implants removed in 2007. Dark colored fluid in... READ MORE

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