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Swollen Breast After Drain Tubes Were Removed

I had a breast revision surgery almost 6 weeks ago. I had drain tubes in both breast for 11 days to help prevent cc. the night of and the 3-4 days... READ MORE

Is my Breast Hematoma Being Treated Correctly? (photo)

I have several pictures of my breasts posted from my last question. I have undergone 2 surgeries within 2 months. After my 2nd surgery my breast was... READ MORE

Breast Implant Revision. Blood Clot From Drains Left Sagging Skin?

Had 800 CC Salines Removed Went with 375cc Gels Had Blood Clot Left Breast from Drain Have Sagging Skin Will This Shrink? Left breast has bubbly skin... READ MORE

Steroid Injection for Capsule Prevention?

I recently underwent a Breast Revision surgery, because of a capsule in one breast. I had drains and Medrol Pak after. I am doing exercises, but feel... READ MORE

How Significantly Do Fluid Drains Reduce Swelling?

I recently had a breast revision surgery for a capsule. The Dr. gave me drains for one week afterwards. I'm only a wk and a half post op, but I am a... READ MORE

Are Drains Necessary with Capsulorraphy?

If I am having repair of breast implant pockets during a revision, are drains needed/necessary? I imagine there will be fluid post-surgery, but also... READ MORE

Swelling with Tightness & Pain?

I had revised breast aug. 5 days ago do to right bottoming out and left muscle tighting up i have drain tubes in both breast the breast are not... READ MORE

Was Msra Infected Breast Implant Salvage Successful?

Update on Mrsa infected implant. 3 weeks after breast agumentation, My doctor took out the implant, soaked in antibiotics and implant was put back in.... READ MORE

Breast Enlargement, then Mrsa Now a New Infection?

I had breast enlargement surgery and 2 days later, Saturday I had a hemotoma. They wouldnt drain it until Monday because I ate breakfast. Two weeks... READ MORE

How Easy is the Recovery During Breast Implant Exchange?

After a Revision and a lift because of capsules, I am unhappy with how large my breast are. How easy would another surgery recovery be, if I exchanged... READ MORE

Will I Need Drains?

I am having a secondary breast augmentation surgery to switch my subglandular teardrop cohesive gel implants to submuscular smooth round cohesive gel... READ MORE

Could Swollen Occipital/Cervical Lymph Nodes mean an Allergic reaction to Breast Implants?

I'm one and a half months post op silicone breast revision. My doctor put drains in my armpits and gave me Medrol pak to prevent capsules.I seemingly... READ MORE

Risk of Breast Implantation after Explanation? Healthy 43 yo woman! PS said he would do it but afraid my body will reject them!

Original Aug Apr'07 in MI (Mentor 450 R 475 l). No complications. ReAug (Natrelle 400 b/s) & Lift in May'11 in OK. Developed a seroma b/s (no... READ MORE

Is there a test that can tell conclusively that all silicone was removed. Why months later painful recovery?

Original surgeon won't even look at me anymore when I come to office. Help Linda. I was told it will be 6 weeks before they can put saline in and it... READ MORE

Has a drain tube ever damaged a breast implant before?

My right breast implant has an indention running through it the exact path of the drain tube. When I woke from surgery I could feel the drain tube... READ MORE

I'm in pain and not happy with replacement implants, what can I do?

I had mY original implants removed after 12 years with same hospital. I was unhappy as soon as my drains were removed painfully! Every time I went... READ MORE

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